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'''Stéphane Jean-Gilles Richer''' (born April 28, 1966 in Hull, Quebec) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player, who currently works as Director of Sport and Head Coach for the Deutsche Eishockey Liga team Hamburg Freezers.
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{{About|the ice hockey defenceman|the ice hockey forward|Stéphane Richer}}
== Career==
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He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1992 to 1995.
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{{Infobox Ice Hockey Player
*Position: Defence
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| image = Stéphane Richer.jpg
*Shoots: Right
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| image_caption = Stephane Richer coaching the team of the [[Kassel Huskies]]
*Height: 5 ft 11 in
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| image_size = 250px
*Weight: 200 lb
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| position = [[Defence (ice hockey)|Defence]]
== Playing career==
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| shoots = Left
Stephane Richer spent most of his professional career playing in the minors, but did play parts of three seasons in the NHL with the Tampa Bay Lightning (1992–93), Boston Bruins (1992–93), Florida Panthers (1993–94 and 1994–95). He played a total of 27 NHL games totalling 1 goal, 5 assists, and 6 points. Later, he spent his time in Germany, playing for the Mannheim Eagles and the Frankfurt Lions.
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| height_ft = 6
== Coaching career==
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Richer began 2006 his coaching career and was named as the head coach of the Kassel Huskies of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, who worked between January 2010. On 6 January 2010 left Kassel Huskies and signed an contract as Director of Sport for Kassel Huskies and on 25 March 2010 was named as Head Coach of his club, he will work in double function.<sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-0">[1]</sup>
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| weight_lb = 194
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| team =
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| league = [[National Hockey League|NHL]]
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| played_for = [[Florida Panthers]]<br>[[Tampa Bay Lightning]]<br>[[Boston Bruins]]
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| nationality = CAN
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| nationality_2 =
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| birth_date = {{Birth date and age|1966|4|23|mf=y}}
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| birth_place = [[Hull, Quebec|Hull]], [[Quebec|PQ]], [[Canada|CAN]]
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| career_start = 1987
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| career_end = 2004
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'''Stéphane Jean-Gilles Richer''' (born April 28, 1966 in [[Hull, Quebec|Hull]], [[Quebec]]) is a former [[Canada|Canadian]] professional [[ice hockey]] player who currently works as General Manager and Head Coach for the [[Hamburg Freezers]] of the [[Deutsche Eishockey Liga]].
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==Playing career==
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Stephane Richer spent most of his professional career playing in the minors, but did play parts of three seasons in the NHL with the [[Tampa Bay Lightning]] ([[1992–93 NHL season|1992–93]]), [[Boston Bruins]] (1992–93), [[Florida Panthers]] ([[1993–94 NHL season|1993–94]] and [[1994–95 NHL season|1994–95]]). He played a total of 27 NHL games totaling 1 goal, 5 assists, and 6 points.
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Richer left North America in 1995 to play for [[Adler Mannheim]]. He would remain with the team until 2002. Richer would spend his final season with the [[Frankfurt Lions]] before retiring in 2003.
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==Coaching career==
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Richer began his coaching career in 2004 as an assistant coach with Adler Mannheim. Midway through the season, he replaced Helmut de Raaf as Head Coach. In 2005, Richer was relieved of his head coaching duties by Greg Poss. Several weeks later, he replaced [[Bernhard Engelbrecht]] as head coach of the [[Kassel Huskies]]. On January 6, 2010 he signed an contract as General Manager for [[Kassel Huskies]] and on 25 March 2010 was named as Head Coach, where he will work in double function.<ref>[http://www.hamburg-freezers.de/cgi-bin/adframe/de/news/detail.html?ADFRAME_MCMS_ID=1699 Richer übernimmt Doppelfunktion - Freezers bestätigen Transfers von Holzmann, Côté, Bassen und Helms]</ref>
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==Awards==
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*1991-1992 [[American Hockey League|AHL]] Second All-Star Team
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*1993-1994 [[International Hockey League (1945–2001)|IHL]] Second All-Star Team
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*1994-1995 IHL Second All-Star Team
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*1996-1997 [[Deutsche Eishockey Liga|DEL]] Champion
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*1997-1998 DEL Champion
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*1998-1999 DEL Champion
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*2000-2001 DEL Champion
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*2001-2002 DEL All-Star Game
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==References==
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==External links==
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*{{hockeydb|5896|Stéphane Richer}}
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*{{eurohockey|309|Stéphane Richer}}
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*[http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=41492 Stéphane Richer's EliteProspects.com Profile Page]
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Richer, Stephane J. G.}}
 
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[[Category:Born in 1966]]
[[Category:Adler Mannheim player]]
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[[Category:Adler Mannheim players]]
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[[Category:Atlanta Knights players]]
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[[Category:Baltimore Skipjacks players]]
 
[[Category:Boston Bruins players]]
 
[[Category:Boston Bruins players]]
[[Category:Canadian hockey players]]
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[[Category:Canadian ice hockey players]]
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[[Category:Cincinnati Cyclones players]]
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[[Category:Fredericton Canadiens players]]
 
[[Category:Florida Panthers players]]
 
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[[Category:Frankfurt Lions player]]
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[[Category:Hull Olympiques player]]
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[[Category:Hull Olympiques alumni]]
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[[Category:New Haven Nighthawks players]]
 
[[Category:Providence Bruins players]]
 
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[[Category:Sherbrooke Canadiens players]]
 
[[Category:Tampa Bay Lightning players]]
 
[[Category:Tampa Bay Lightning players]]
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[[Category:Canadian ice hockey coaches]]
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[[Category:Hamburg Freezers coaches]]
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[[Category:Retired in 2003]]
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{{Wikipedia}}

Latest revision as of 18:27, November 11, 2011

Stephane J.G. Richer
Stéphane Richer
Stephane Richer coaching the team of the Kassel Huskies
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
194 lb (88 kg)
Teams Florida Panthers
Tampa Bay Lightning
Boston Bruins
Nationality CAN
Born April 23 1966 (1966-04-23) (age 54),
Hull, PQ, CAN
Pro Career 1987 – 2004

Stéphane Jean-Gilles Richer (born April 28, 1966 in Hull, Quebec) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player who currently works as General Manager and Head Coach for the Hamburg Freezers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

Playing careerEdit

Stephane Richer spent most of his professional career playing in the minors, but did play parts of three seasons in the NHL with the Tampa Bay Lightning (1992–93), Boston Bruins (1992–93), Florida Panthers (1993–94 and 1994–95). He played a total of 27 NHL games totaling 1 goal, 5 assists, and 6 points.

Richer left North America in 1995 to play for Adler Mannheim. He would remain with the team until 2002. Richer would spend his final season with the Frankfurt Lions before retiring in 2003.

Coaching careerEdit

Richer began his coaching career in 2004 as an assistant coach with Adler Mannheim. Midway through the season, he replaced Helmut de Raaf as Head Coach. In 2005, Richer was relieved of his head coaching duties by Greg Poss. Several weeks later, he replaced Bernhard Engelbrecht as head coach of the Kassel Huskies. On January 6, 2010 he signed an contract as General Manager for Kassel Huskies and on 25 March 2010 was named as Head Coach, where he will work in double function.[1]

AwardsEdit

  • 1991-1992 AHL Second All-Star Team
  • 1993-1994 IHL Second All-Star Team
  • 1994-1995 IHL Second All-Star Team
  • 1996-1997 DEL Champion
  • 1997-1998 DEL Champion
  • 1998-1999 DEL Champion
  • 2000-2001 DEL Champion
  • 2001-2002 DEL All-Star Game

ReferencesEdit

  1. Richer übernimmt Doppelfunktion - Freezers bestätigen Transfers von Holzmann, Côté, Bassen und Helms

External linksEdit

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