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Joseph Henri Maurice Richard Net Worth

Joseph Henri Maurice Richard Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

Joseph Henri Maurice Richard Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Joseph Henri Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Template:Post-nominals (/r????rd/; French: [?i?a?]; August 4, 1921 – May 27, 2000) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Montreal Canadiens. A prolific scorer, he was the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season, accomplishing the feat in 50 games in 1944–45, and the first to reach 500 career goals. Richard retired in 1960 as the league's all-time leader in goals with 544. He won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player in 1947, played in 13 All-Star Games and was named to 14 post-season NHL All-Star Teams.Richard joined with Elmer Lach and Toe Blake to form the "Punch line", a high-scoring forward line of the 1940s. He was a member of eight Stanley Cup championship teams, including five straight between 1956 and 1960; he held the role of team captain for the last four. In honour of his career, the Hockey Hall of Fame waived its customary five-year waiting period after retirement for eligibility and inducted Richard into the hall in 1961. In 1975, he was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. The Canadiens retired his sweater number 9 following his retirement and donated the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy to the NHL in 1998 to serve as an award to the league's leading goal scorer.An outspoken and intense player, Richard was renowned for his physical, and occasionally violent, style of play. He was involved in a vicious on-ice incident late in the 1954–55 season during which he struck a linesman. NHL President Clarence Campbell suspended him for the remainder of the season – including the playoffs – which precipitated the Richard Riot in Montreal. The riot, which has taken on near mythical qualities in the decades since, is sometimes cited as a precursor to Quebec's Quiet Revolution. Richard was a cultural icon among Quebec's francophone population and was a central figure in Roch Carrier's short story The Hockey Sweater, itself a quintessential work of Canadian literature. The province of Quebec honoured Richard with the first Quebec state funeral for a non-politician.
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Full NameMaurice Richard
Date Of BirthAugust 4, 1921
Died2000-05-27
Place Of BirthMontréal, Québec, Canada
Height5' 10" (1.78 m)
Weight81.65
ProfessionActor
NationalityCanadian
SpouseLucille Richard
ChildrenHuguette Richard, Maurice Richard Jr., André Richard, Jean Richard, Polo Richard, Suzanne Richard, Norman Richard
ParentsOnésime Richard, Alice Laramée
SiblingsHenri Richard, Claude Richard, Jacques Richard, Rene Richard, Rollande Richard, Georgette Richard, Marguerite Richard
AwardsHart Memorial Trophy
NominationsAcademy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Screenplay, Genie Award for Best Achievement in Overall Sound, Genie Award for Best Motion Picture, Jutra Award for Best in Art Direction, Jutra Award for Best Costume Design, Genie Award for Best Achievement in Music - Original Score
Star SignLeo
#Fact
1Inducted to Canada's Walk of Fame in 1999.
2Named Celebrity Captain by the Montreal Canadiens during the 75th Anniversary of the National Hockey League.
3He was awarded the O.C. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on July 6, 1967 and the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on May 6, 1998 for his services to sports.
4He wore the number 9 in honour of his first daughter who was 9 pounds at birth.
5Brother of Henri Richard.
6Richard worked as a representative for Molson Breweries and S. Albert Oil Limited later on in his life.
7Played right wing for the Montreal Canadians (1942-1960).
8Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1961.
9In 1983, when the Montreal daily La Presse conducted a survey of the top men of the 20th century, Richard trailed only folk singing legend Felix Leclerc.
10First All-Star Team Right Wing (1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1955, 1956). Hart Memorial Trophy (1947). Second All-Star Team Right Wing (1944, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957).
11Children: Huguette, Maurice Jr., Normand, André, Suzanne, Paul and Jean
12No. 62 on The Associated Press list of the top 100 athletes of the 20th century
13Was ambidextrous
14NHL board of governors voted to honour Richard with a trophy in his name to be presented annually to the league's top goal scorer. [June 1998]
15Was given a state funeral that was broadcast across Canada, the first time such an honour was accorded an athlete.
16His father, Onesime Richard, was a machinist for the Canadian Pacific Railway.
17Dubbed the Rocket by sportswriter Baz O'Meara because of his blazing speed.
18Won eight Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens, including a record five consecutive Cups (1956 - 1960)
19The NHL's first 50-goal scorer in (1944-1945.)
20Richard became the first player in NHL history to score eight points in one game. [December 1944]
21Richard was given a match penalty for deliberately injuring Hal Laycoe in a game against the Boston Bruins. A formal inquiry took place after which NHL president Clarence Campbell suspended Richard for the remainder of the season. This decision came when the Rocket was leading the NHL in scoring and his team, the Montreal Canadiens, were battling for first place. Outraged Habs fans pelted Campbell with eggs when he tried to take his seat at the Montreal Forum for a game against Detroit the following St. Patrick's Day. The crowd became so unruly that the game was forfeited to the Red Wings and the building evacuated. A riot ensued outside, causing $500,000 in damage and leaving some deep wounds, particularly among the Francophone community. [March 1955]
22Scored his 326th regular-season goal against Chicago to surpass Nels Stewart as the NHL's all-time leader. [November 1952]
23Richard beat Glenn Hall of Chicago to become the first NHL player to score 500 regular-season goals. [October 1957]

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Life After Hockey1989

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NHL Greatest Games in Montreal Canadiens History2008Himself
NHL 2000: A Millenium of Memories2000Video documentaryHimself
Legends of Hockey1996TV Movie documentaryHimself
Greatest Sports Legends1978TV SeriesHimself
Peut-être Maurice Richard1971TV Movie documentary
Heritage1960TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
100 Years of the Montreal Canadiens2009Video documentaryHimself
The Greatest Canadian2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as Maurice 'Rocket' Richard)
Ultimate Gretzky2003Video documentaryHimself
Lord Stanley's Cup: Hockey's Ultimate Prize2000Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Le Rocket1998Documentary shortHimself

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