February 1st, 2014, 12:35 AM #1
Flyers an afterthought for Richards, Carter (Courier-Post)
The day the Flyers decided to change the face of their franchise, June 23, 2011, seems like a long, long time ago for Mike Richards.
Now a Los Angeles King, Richards was once the captain of the Flyers and had to play his old team early on the next season.
“Before that game, I was nervous for the first time in a while for a hockey game,” Richards said after Friday’s practice. “After that, though, you just put everything behind you. Now you’re part of a new team and obviously that year ended well, but we went through some tough times with the firing of (Terry Murray) and bringing Darryl (Sutter) in.”
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