Justin Richards

#16
age26
posC
shotr
h5'11"
w190lbs
BirthdateMar 17, 1998
Undrafted
No Current Contract

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2023-2024 | Standard Contract

1yr
value$775K
cap hit$775K
Signed By
Signed On Jul 01, 2023
Signing Agent Ben Hankinson
Signing Status UFA-Group6 age 25
Expiry 2024 UFA-Group6 age 26
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $813,750$814K

Justin Richards Updates

Sep 30 2023

Richards was waived by Buffalo on Saturday with the intention of sending him to AHL Rochester.

Jul 1 2023 | Buffalo Sabres
Standard | 1 yrs
$775,000
Cap Hit
$775,000

Ben Hankinson | Octagon Athlete Representation

Jul 1 2023

Richards signed a one-year, two-way contract with Buffalo on Saturday, according to TSN.

Apr 3 2023

Richards was returned to AHL Cleveland on Monday.

Apr 1 2023

Richards was recalled from AHL Cleveland on Saturday, according to Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site.

Dec 19 2022 | Buffalo Sabres
Standard | 1 yrs
$750,000
Cap Hit
$750,000

Ben Hankinson | Octagon Athlete Representation

Dec 19 2022

Richards signed a one-year, two-way contract with Columbus on Monday.

Jan 14 2022

Richards was demoted to AHL Hartford from the taxi squad Friday.

Jan 12 2022

The Rangers recalled Richards from AHL Hartford to the taxi squad Wednesday.

May 9 2021

Richards dished out an assist in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Boston Bruins. It was his NHL debut and the New York Rangers' final game of the season.

May 8 2021

Richards will join the New York Rangers' active roster and make his NHL debut in Saturday's season finale versus Boston, Vince Z. Mercogliano of USA Today reports.

May 6 2021

Richards was recalled by the New York Rangers on Thursday.

Feb 9 2021

Richards was assigned to AHL Hartford on Tuesday, per CBS Sports.

Feb 8 2021

Richards was added to the New York Rangers' taxi squad Monday according to CBS Sports.

Jan 16 2021

Richards cleared the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Saturday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.

Profile

UFA Year 2025
ELC Year 22
Waivers Age 22
Nationality USA
Est Career Earnings
$3,375,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2023-2024 Standard Contract
1yr
value$775,000$775K
cap hit$775,000$775K
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 1 2023
Signing Agent Ben Hankinson
Signed On Jul 1 2023
Signing Status
UFA-Group6
age 25
% Cap Contract Start 0.93%
Qualifying Offer $813,750$814K
Abbreviated $Amounts
2023-24
2024
Cap Hit $775,000$775K UFA-Group6age 26
AAV $775,000$775K
Base $775,000$775K
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $775,000$775K
Minors Salary $250,000$250K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2022-2023 Standard Contract
1yr
value$750,000$750K
cap hit$750,000$750K
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Signed By
Signed On Dec 19 2022
Signing Agent Ben Hankinson
Signed On Dec 19 2022
Signing Status
UFA no QO
age 24
% Cap Contract Start 0.91%
Qualifying Offer $787,500$788K
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023
Cap Hit $750,000$750K UFA-Group6age 25
AAV $750,000$750K
Base $750,000$750K
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $750,000$750K
Minors Salary $70,000$70K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2020-2022 Entry Level Contract
2yrs
value$1,850,000$1.85M
cap hit$925,000$925K
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Signed By
Signed On Apr 2 2020
Signing Agent Ben Hankinson
Signed On Apr 2 2020
Signing Status age 22
% Cap Contract Start 1.13%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2020-21
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $925,000$925K UFA no QOage 24
AAV $1,425,000$1.43M $1,425,000$1.43M
Base $832,500$833K $832,500$833K
Performance Bonuses $500,000$500K $500,000$500K
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K
Total Salary $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
Minors Salary $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

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