As one of the premiere goalies in the National Hockey League in the 1990s, Mike Richter was the centerpiece for the 1994 Stanley Cup Championship team, the New York Rangers. He made his pro debut in 1989 and was a member of the New York Rangers organization until he was forced to retire due to injury in 2003. Throughout his career, Mike Richter was regarded as one of the best American born goalies in the entire NHL. When the Rangers were able to win their first Stanley Cup in 54 long years, it was Richter’s save of NHL superstar Pavel Bure’s penalty shot in Game 4 of the series, which was seen as of one of the greatest highlights of the finals. In the 1994 playoffs, Mike posted four shutouts and 16 wins in the Rangers’ 23 total playoff games.
Mike Richter played in three NHL All Star Games, one of which in 1994 he was named the game’s Most Valuable Player. In 2004, just one year after his retirement, Mike’s #35 jersey became the third ever to be retired by the New York Rangers in the rafters of Madison Square Garden. He was an extremely well known and well liked player around the league. In 2009, he was said to be the #3 greatest Ranger in the history of the organization. A Mike Richter speaker appearance or a Mike Richter endorsement Book a Mike Richter speaker appearance with the help of PGS Speakers PGS’s experienced team works on your behalf to secure a Mike Richter appearance or Mike Richter endorsement.
**Mike Richter Speaker**
Before joining the National Hockey League, Mike Richter played hockey at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. However one time at college was not enough for Mike since after his retirement, he went back to study at Yale University and majored in Ethics, Politics, and Economics. 14 years in the National Hockey League and two tours through college give Mike Richter plenty to talk about and makes a Mike Richter speaker appearance a must have at your upcoming event.
**Mike Richter Appearance**
Mike Richter not only represented the New York Rangers but also was a frequent representative for his home country, the United States. He was a three time Olympian, and was the starting goalie for the United States when they were awarded the silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Mike Richter also has competed in an Ironman Triathlon as well as ran in the New York City Marathon.
**Mike Richter Endorsement**
Mike Richter was a four time recipient of the Frank Boucher Award, which is awarded to the member of the New York Rangers who is most popular both on and off the hockey rink. The award was just another sign that Mike Richter was well liked by both his teammates and fans alike. He also was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008 for his outstanding performances throughout his hockey career. A fan favorite like Mike Richter would surely make for a great endorsement for your company.
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