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Bulletin: Senators Sign Defenceman Luke Richardson

Wednesday, 08.8.2007 / 9:59 AM ET / News
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Bulletin: Senators Sign Defenceman Luke Richardson
OTTAWA – The Ottawa Senators announced today the signing of defenceman Luke Richardson to a one-year, two-way contract.

An Ottawa native, Richardson recorded three assists and 16 penalty minutes in 27 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2006-07 season. In 1,339 career NHL games, he has scored 33 goals, added 159 assists and recorded 2,012 penalty minutes. The defenceman has added eight assists and 130 penalty minutes in 69 career NHL playoff games.

“Luke is a character player who brings experience to our club,” said Senators general manager Bryan Murray. “We feel he can be a leader who can be an great example for our young defenceman to learn from.”

Richardson, 38, brings 19 years of National Hockey League experience to the Senators. Drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round (seventh overall) of the 1987 NHL entry draft, Richardson has spent time with Toronto, the Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets and Tampa Bay during his career.

LUKE RICHARDSON, Defence, shoots left, 6’4”, 215 lbs.
Born: March 26, 1969 (Ottawa)
Drafted: Toronto’s first-round pick (seventh overall) in the 1987 NHL entry draft.
Transactions: Traded to Edmonton by Toronto with Vincent Damphousse, Peter Ing and Scott Thornton for Grant Fuhr, Glenn Anderson and Craig Berube Sept. 19, 1991; Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 23, 1997; Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 4, 2002; Traded to Toronto by Columbus for Toronto's fifth-round choice (Nick Sucharski) in 2006 entry draft, March 8, 2006; Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 11, 2006.

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ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
2 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
3 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
4 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
5 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
6 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
7 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
8 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

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2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Wiercioch 6 2 2 0 4
M. Zibanejad 6 1 3 0 4
E. Karlsson 6 1 3 -2 4
M. Stone 6 0 4 0 4
M. Hoffman 6 1 2 -3 3
B. Ryan 6 2 0 1 2
C. MacArthur 6 2 0 -2 2
K. Turris 6 1 1 -2 2
C. Ceci 6 0 2 0 2
M. Michalek 6 1 0 -2 1
 
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C. Anderson 2 2 1 .972 0.97
A. Hammond 0 2 1 .914 3.44