Lets rewind time to 2010. Brad Richards was finishing up a strong season with the Dallas Stars, in 72 games played he was able to register 77 points. Richards' name had been floating around the rumor mill for the majority of the season being it was the last year of his contract. Dallas had the opportunity to to move him at the deadline but figured keep him as they were still in the hunt for the playoffs and the asking price was a little high. Dallas didn't make the playoffs that year & when July 1st came rolling around it was known that Brad would see what he could get on the free agent market...
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