View Full Version : My Stanley Cup Story: Brad Richardson

Coach Selly
09-11-2012, 06:21
Injuries are pretty much synonymous with the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Extra curtains are placed around the locker room during media sessions, ice packs are kept more secretive than ever and all the broken bones, concussions and muscle tears are revealed at the conclusion of a team’s postseason.

But every once in a while someone comes along who re-writes the norm – enter Los Angeles Kings forward Brad Richardson.

Two days before the Kings were set to open their first round series against the Vancouver Canucks, Richardson, in his fourth year with the club, was diagnosed with appendicitis – something that couldn’t have been helped or prevented with heat therapy, a brace or even an amendment to the NHL rule book.

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