Henri Richard was born on February 29, 1936, and his full name is Joseph Henri Richard. He is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. From 1955 to 1975, he played the ice hockey with the Montreal Canadiens in NHL (National Hockey League). Joseph Henri Richard was the best player of National Hockey League, and he won eleven Stabley Cups. In the age of fifteen, some people called him with the nickname “The Pocket Rocket”. He got this nickname due to his small height. It was not too small but three inches shorter than the other players.
The Canadiens declared the death of Henri Richard on Twitter. They stated that one of the association’s most prominent legends and envoys, Henri Richard had Alzheimer’s sickness. He succeeded amazing Jean Beliveau, with whom he shares the record of playing almost twenty seasons for the team. Henri Richard played one thousand and two hundred fifty-six ordinary season games with the Canadiens. He scored overall 358 goals and achieved 1,046 points, third in group history behind “Jean Beliveau” (1,219) and “Guy Lafleur” (1,246).
Once Richar Henri said that I started to play hockey because of my elder brother. He got inspiration from him. When I was in school, my teachers and my friends asked me about my career. When will I grow up, what I wanted to do? I always said a plumber or something like that. I tried to show them my success.
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The prime minister “Justin Trudeau” paid tribute to great ice hockey player Richard on Twitter. He tweeted that a legend player of the Ice Hockey, in Montreal and past. Henri Richard was probably the fiercest rival in hockey history.
Furthermore, as an eleven-times Stanley Cup champion. He set a record that nobody coordinated. Find happiness in the hereafter, dear Pocket Rocket. On the death of Henri “Claude Julien”, coach of Richard, said that I am very proud of his skills. Some little folks that come in there and play enormous, well. He was that player, and I am incredibly proud of him.
And also the Commissioner of National Hockey League “Gary Bettman“, said that he was one of the best players of NHL. He was not just a player; he was a giant player, excellent winner, gentleman, leader.