Henri Richard: Little Brother, Big Legacy


No team does ceremony like the Montreal Canadiens. Of course, no team boasts a history quite like theirs. So when the Habs brought 11 former captains out to center ice at the Bell Centre during a pregame ceremony on Dec. 4 to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the franchise, they showcased some of the game’s all-time greats, including Chris Chelios, Yvan Cournoyer, Saku Koivu, and Bob Gainey. But as joyous as the celebration was, everyone was thinking about the one captain who wasn’t there. Henri Richard, who proudly wore the C from 1971-72 through 1974-75, wasn’t able to attend because…

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