News: Mike Richter WILL Play In The Alumni Game

On MSG, Sam mentioned that Mike Richter WILL play in the alumni game but not as a goalie.

Richter had been looking for clearance from doctors to play in the game. He was worried about his old concussion symptoms coming back.

Any Mike Richter is better than no Mike Richter.

The Rangers goalies for the game are Dan Blackburn and John Vanbiesbrouck.

The game will be broadcast on Versus



  1. […] of sadness when a fan favorite can’t make it (paging Wayne Gretzky). Luckily, Adam Rotter passes along comforting news: Mike Richter will play for the New York Rangers’ side in the upcoming 2012 Winter Classic […]