Memorial Cup winner. Olympic gold medalist. World Junior champion. Stanley Cup champion. All that is missing from the glittering resume of Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards is the fourth item, and he came within two victories of holding the Cup two years ago with the Philadelphia Flyers. And now, coincidentally, standing between Richards and the Stanley Cup happens to be Devils Coach Peter DeBoer, who was his coach during their successful Memorial Cup campaign with the Kitchener Rangers in 2003.
Mike Richards, Peter DeBoer: Old friends, opposite sides
Boston Herald | May 28