Mike Richards RUMORS & NEWS

  • Drug charges stayed against Washington Capitals' Mike Richards

    CBC Sports "The drug charges that have shadowed NHLer Mike Richards since June 2015 have been stayed. The judge stayed the proceedings on Wednesday in a Manitoba court, which means the prosecution has been discontinued. Unlike charges that have been withdrawn completely, stayed charges can be brought back..." February 24

  • Mike Richards accepts responsibility for breakup with Kings

    The Score "Mike Richards was supposed to be the Los Angeles Kings' Derek Jeter and represent the pivotal piece to winning championships. He won two Stanley Cups, yet was shown the door last summer. Richards hit two highs and many more lows in four seasons with the Kings, who terminated his contract last..." February 15

  • Richards’ possession trial adjourned to late February

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mike Richards’ legal battle will go on longer than expected. Richards, who signed with the Caps earlier this month and has appeared in three games, had his trial for possession of a controlled substance adjourned to Feb. 25 — after it had already been adjourned to Jan. 28." January 27

  • Trotz: Richards may be ready for Caps' debut

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "From the sights and sounds of the Capitals’ optional practice on Friday, center Mike Richards is close to making his long-awaited and much-debated debut with the Caps. Richards skated for the eighth straight day on Friday at Kettler and said he’s starting to feel like an NHL player..." January 16

  • Mike Richards progressing in practice, but won’t play Thursday

    Washington Post "A hectic week leading up to officially joining the Washington Capitals had kept Mike Richards off the ice for the four days before his first practice with the team in New York on Friday. Coach Barry Trotz said that wasn’t a challenging practice, but Richards had “work to do” to get up to speed..." January 13

  • Richards ready to write new chapter of hockey life

    TSN "The last time we saw Mike Richards he wasn’t much of a hockey player. He was diminished, physically and mentally. He knows it and admits it. Will he be different now? Even he isn’t entirely sure. Richards signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Washington Capitals this week and on..." January 07

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