Esso Hockey since 1936
Legends Of Hockey Players Richard, Maurice
Esso Hockey since 1936

Inducted 1961

Born 4 August 1921
Montreal, Quebec

Died 27 May 2000

Played 18 NHL seasons
from 1942 to 1960

Richard became the NHL's first 50-goal shooter in 1944-45. This feat was accomplished in 50 games, a performance that wouldn't be equaled until Mike Bossy did it in 1980-81.
Esso hockey medals of achievement