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Riberio, Mike (1980- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Centre.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1999-00.
Club Career : Played for Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 1997-98, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies & Fredericton Canadiens 1998-99, Montreal Canadiens & Quebec Citadels & Rouyn-Noranda Huskies & Quebec Remparts 1999-00 and Montreal Canadiens 2000- .
Ribordy, Jean François (- )
International Career : Played for France in the 1989 World Championship (Pool B).
Medals : Won World Championship (Pool B) bronze in 1989
Ricci, Mike (1971- )
Born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. Centre. Philadelphia Flyers 1st pick (4th overall) in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1988-90. Played for Canada in the 1994 World Championship.
Club Career : Played for Philadelphia Flyers 1990-92, Quebec Nordiques 1992-95, Colorado Avalanche 1995-97, Colorado Avalanche & San Jose Sharks 1997-98, San Jose Sharks 1998-04 and Phoenix Coyotes 2005- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1996.
Honours : Captain of the San Jose Sharks 2003-04.
Rice, Steve (1971- )
Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Right-wing. New York Rangers 1st pick (20th overall) in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1989-91.
Club Career : Played for Kitchener Rangers 1987-90, Kitchener Rangers & New York Rangers & Binghamton Rangers 1990-91, Edmonton Oilers & Cape Breton Oilers 1991-93, Edmonton Oilers 1993-94, Hartford Whalers 1994-97 and Carolina Hurricanes 1997-98.
Rice, Williard (1895- ) 
Born in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. 
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1924 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Boston AAA.
Medals : Won Olympic silver in 1924.
Richard, Jacques (1952-2002)
Born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Left-wing. Atlanta Flames 1st pick (2nd overall) in the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft (he was Atlanta Flames first ever draft pick). Played 10 NHL Seasons. He was arrested at Montreal's Mirabel Airport in February 1989 when he returned from Colombia with more than five pounds of cocaine in the bottom of a golf bag. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to seven years in prison. He was killed in 2002 when he lost control of his car and crashed into a culvert.
Club Career : Played for Quebec Remparts 1967-72, Atlanta Flames 1972-75, Buffalo Sabres 1975-76, Buffalo Sabres & Hershey Bears 1976-77, Hershey Bears 1977-78, Buffalo Sabres 1978-79, Quebec Nordiques & Rochester Americans 1979-80, Quebec Nordiques 1980-82 and Quebec Nordiques & Fredericton Express 1982-83.
Richard, Joseph Henri 'The Pocket Rocket' (1936- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Centre. He scored 358 goals in 1,256 NHL regular season games and 49 play-off goals in 180 games.
Club Career :
Played for Montreal Canadiens 1955-75.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971 & 1973.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979 (player).
NHL All-Star First Team centre 1957-58.
NHL All-Star Second Team centre 1958-59, 1960-61 & 1962-63.
NHL All-Star Roster 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1967 & 1974.
His number 16 jersey has been retired by Montreal Canadiens.
Richard, Leo (- )
Club Career : Played for Toledo Mercurys 1948-49.
Honours : Won the George H Wilkinson Trophy 1948-49.
Richard, Maurice 'Rocket' (1921-2000)
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing. He scored 50 goals in one season for the first time in NHL history (50 goals in 50 games in 1944-1945). He scored 544 goals in 978 NHL regular season games and 82 play-off goals in 133 games. The Maurice Richard Trophy is named in his honour.  See "Remembering the Rocket : A Celebration"
Club Career :
Played for Montreal Canadiens 1942-60.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1944, 1946, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959 & 1960.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1961 (player).
Won the Hart Trophy in 1947.
NHL All-Star First Team right-wing 1944-45, 1945-46, 1946-47, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1949-50, 1954-55 & 1955-56.
NHL All-Star Second Team right-wing 1943-44, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54 & 1956-57.
NHL All-Star Roster 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958 &  1959.
His number 9 jersey has been retired by Montreal Canadiens.
Richards, Alan (- )
Club Career : Played for Grimsby Buffaloes 1975-76.
Richards, Brad (1980- )
Born in Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Left-wing. Tampa Bay Lightning 2nd pick (64th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 1999-00. Played for Canada in the 2001 World Championships and the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career : Played for Rimouski Oceanic 1996-00 and Tampa Bay Lightning 2000- .
Medals : Won the Memorial Cup in 2000.
Won the Stanley Cup in 2004.
Won the World Cup of Hockey in 2004. 
Honours : Won the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy in 2000.
Won the Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year in 2000.
Won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2004.
Won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy in 2004.
Richardson, Bryan (1973- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Dayton Bombers 1996-97, Sparta Sarpsborg Bears & Baton Rouge Kingfish 1997-98, Baton Rouge Kingfish 1998-00 and London Knights (UK) 2000- .
Richardson, Frank (- )
Club Career : Played for Montreal Victorias.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1898.
Richardson, George (- )
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1950.
Richardson, Lee (1983- )
Born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. Forward. Brother of Mark Richardson.
Club Career : Played for Cardiff Devils 2006-07.
Richardson, Luke (1969- )
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1986-87. Played for Canada in the 1994 & 1996 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Toronto Maple Leafs 1987-91, Edmonton Oilers 1991-97 and Philadelphia Flyers 1997- .
Richardson, Mark (1986- )
Born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. Forward. Brother of Lee Richardson.
Club Career : Played for Cardiff Devils 2006-07.
Richardson, Terry (1953- )
Born New Westminister, British Columbia, Canada. Netminder.
Club Career : Played for London Lions in 1973-74.
Richer, Antoine (- )
Forward.
International Career (playing) : Played for France in the 1982, 1983 & 1985 World Championship (Pool C), the 1987 Olympic Qualification Tournament, the 1987, 1992, 1993, 1995 & 1996 World Championships, the 1988, 1992 & 1994 Olympics and the 1989, 1990 & 1991 World Championship (Pool B).
International Career (coaching) : Coached France in the 1999 & 2000 World Championships (assistant).
Medals : Won World Championship (Pool C) gold in 1985.
Won World Championship (Pool B) bronze in 1989 & 1991.
Honours : Elected to the French Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1995.
Richer, Stephane (1966- )
Born in Ripon, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1984-85.
Club Career : Played for Granby Bisons 1983-84, Granby Bisons & Chicoutimi Sagueneens & Montreal Canadiens & Sherbrooke Canadiens 1984-85, Montreal Canadiens 1985-86, Montreal Canadiens & Sherbrooke Canadiens 1986-87, Montreal Canadiens 1987-91, New Jersey Devils 1991-96, Montreal Canadiens 1996-97, Montreal Canadiens & Tampa Bay Lightning 1997-98, Tampa Bay Lightning 1998-99, Tampa Bay Lightning & Detroit Vipers & St Louis Blues 1999-00 and Washington Capitals 2000- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1986 & 1995.
Richer, Stephane J G (1966- )
Born in Hull, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Baltimore Skipjacks & Sherbrooke Canadiens 1987-88, Sherbrooke Canadiens 1988-90, New Haven Nighthawks & Phoenix Roadrunners 1990-91, Fredericton Canadiens 1991-92, Tampa Bay Lightning & Atlanta Knights & Boston BruinsProvidence Bruins 1992-93, Cincinnati Cyclones & Florida Panthers 1993-95 and Mannheim Eagles 1995- .
Richfield Coliseum
Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Built 1974.
Home ice for : Cleveland Crusaders 1974-76, Cleveland Barons 1976-78 and Cleveland Lumberjacks
Capacity : 20,000
Ice pad size : 
Richmond
Richmond IHC Badge/our thanks to Martin Harris
Referred to as Richmond or Richmond Hawks in the mid-1930s. See Richmond Hawks
Richmond Ambassadors
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Twickenham, Middlesex, England. Played in the Southern Intermediate League 1950-55.
Home ice : Richmond Ice Rink
Team colours : red 1950-51; blue & white 1951-55
Richmond Arena
Minoru Park, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.
Home ice for : Richmond Sockeyes
Capacity : 3,500
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Richmond Coliseum
Richmond, Virginia, USA. The rink is known as 'The Freezer'.
Home ice for : Richmond Renegades, Richmond Robins
Capacity : 11,088
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Richmond County Civic Center
Augusta, Georgia, USA. 
Home ice for : Augusta Lynx
Capacity : 6,500
Ice pad size : 
Richmond Flyers
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Twickenham, Middlesex, England. Founded in 1977 as the London Phoenix Flyers - the name was changed in 1980 to Richmond Flyers. Played in the Inter-City League 1980-82, the British League 1982-89 and the English League 1989-91.
Home ice : Richmond Ice Rink
Team colours : blue & gold
Richmond Hawks
Logo © Richmond IHC/our thanks to Barry Nesbitt
Twickenham, Middlesex, England. Founded in 1934. Played in the English League 1934-35 and the English National League in 1935-37.
Home ice : Richmond Ice Rink
Team colours : black & white
Head coach : Percy Nicklin 1935-36, George Redding 1936-37
Team captain : Joe Beaton 1935-36
Richmond Hawks 1934-35 Richmond Hawks Programmes
Richmond Ice Rink
England v Canada Programme Cover Richmond Ice Rink's Varsity Match Programme Cover 17th February 1961
Twickenham, Middlesex, England. Also known as the Sports-Drome. The rink closed on the 5th Jan 1992.
Home ice for : Richmond, Richmond Hawks, Richmond Redwings, Richmond Ambassadors, Richmond Flyers and Richmond Raiders
Capacity : 1,250
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 81 feet
Richmond Junior Renegades [web site]
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Richmond, Virginia, USA. Youth team which plays in the Capital Beltway Hockey League.
Home ice :
Team colours :
Richmond Raiders
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Twickenham, Middlesex, England. Played in British League Division Three 1982-83.
Home ice : Richmond Ice Rink
Team colours :
Richmond Redwings
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Played in London and Provincal League 1937-38.
Home ice : Richmond Ice Rink
Team colours :
Richmond Renegades (1990-03)
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Richmond, Virginia, USA. Founded in 1990. Played in the East Coast Hockey League 1990-03.
Home ice : Richmond Coliseum
Team colours : 
Affiliations have included
: Carolina Hurricanes 1997-98, Hartford Whalers 1994-97, Kentucky Thoroughblades, San Jose Sharks 1998-03
General manager :
Craig Laughlin, Bill Stewart, Paul Gamsby
Head coach : Chris McSorley & Dave Allison 1990-91, Dave Allison 1991-92, Roy Sommer 1992-96, Scott Gruhl 1996-98, Mark Kaufman 1998-02, Gord Dineen 2002-03
Honours : Won the Jack Riley Cup in 1995.
Richmond Renegades (2006- ) [web site]
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Richmond, Virginia, USA. Played in the Southern Professional Hockey League 2006- .
Home ice : Richmond Coliseum
Team colours : blue & gold
Affiliations have included :
General manager :
Allan B Harvie Jr 2006-
Head coach : John Brophy 2006-
Richmond Rifles

Richmond, Virginia, USA. Played in the Eastern Hockey League 1979-81.
Home ice :
Team colours : 
Affiliations have included
:
General manager :
Andre Beaulieu 1979-81
Head coach : Andre Beaulieu 1979-80, Bill Purcell & Andre Beaulieu 1980-81.
Richmond RiverDogs [web site]
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Richmond, Virginia, USA. Played in the United Hockey League 2003-06.
Home ice : Richmond Coliseum
Team colours : 
General manager :
Ed Cook
Head coach :
Rod Langway 2003-04, Donny Martin 2004-05, Robbie Nichols & Kris Waltze 2005-06
Richmond Robins
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Richmond, Virginia, USA. Played in the American Hockey League 1971-76.
Home ice : Richmond Coliseum
Team colours : orange & black
Affiliations have included : Philadelphia Flyers 1974-76, Washington Capitals 1974-75
General manager : Larry Wilson 1974-75
Head coach : Eddie Bush 1971-72, Larry Wilson 1972-76
Richmond Royals
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Richmond, Virginia, USA. Youth team which plays in the Capital Beltway Hockey League.
Home ice : Richmond SkateNation Plus & Richmond Ice Zone
Team colours : 
Richmond Sockeyes
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Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Junior hockey team founded in 1973 by Lorne Williams. The franchise has competed in both Junior A and Junior B leagues. Since 1990-91 the Sockeyes have competed in the Pacific International Junior Hockey League.
Home ice : Richmond Arena
Team colours : white, red & black
General manager :
Bruce Allison 1973- 
Head coach :
Doug Purdy 1973-80, Leon DeVoin 1980-81
Honours :
Won the Mowat Cup in 1976-77, 1978-79 & 1986-87.
Won the Fred 'Cyclone' Taylor Trophy in 1991-92.
Richmond Wildcats
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Richmond, Virginia, USA. Founded 1976. Folded 7th January 1977. Played in the Southern Hockey League 1976-77.
Home ice :  
Team colours : 
General manager :
Head coach : Forbes Kennedy 1976-77
Richter, Barry (1970- )
Born in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for USA (Junior) 1988-90. Played for Team USA 1993-94. Played for the USA in the 1994 Olympics and 1992, 1993, 1994 & 1999 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Team USA & Binghamton Rangers 1993-94, Binghamton Rangers 1994-95, New York Rangers & Binghamton Rangers 1995-96, Boston Bruins & Providence Bruins 1996-97, Providence Bruins 1997-98, New York Islanders 1998-99, Montreal Canadiens & Quebec Citadels & Manitoba Moose 1999-00 and Montreal Canadiens 2000- .
Richter, Mike (1966- )
Born in Abington, Pensylvannia, USA. Netminder.
International Career : Played for Team USA 1987-88. Played for the USA in the 1988, 1998 & 2002 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Denver Rangers (also one game for New York Rangers) 1988-89, New York Rangers & Flint Spirits 1989-90, New York Rangers 1990-03 (had five games for Binghamton Rangers in the 1992-93 season).
Medals : Won Olympic silver in 2002.  
Won the Stanley Cup in 1994.
Honours : NHL All-Stars Roster 1992 & 1994.
NHL North America All-Star Roster 2000.
His number 35 jersey has been retired by New York Rangers.
Richter, Pavel (1954- )
Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Left-wing. A complete player who excelled in traffic. Good technical player who positioned himself very well on the ice. Played 12 seasons (485 league games) in Czechoslovakia (181 goals).
International Career : Played for Czechoslovakia 134 times (38 goals) in five World Championships 1978, 1981, 1982, 1983 and 1985. He played in the 1984 Olympics and the Canada Cup in 1976 and 1981.  
Club Career : Played for Motorlet Prague 1960-70, I CLTK Prague (re-named from Motorlet Prague) 1970-73, Sparta Prague 1973-79, Dukla Trencin 1979-80, Sparta Prague 1980-85, EHC Kloten 1985-86 and ESV Kaufbeuren 1986-88. 
Medals : Won World Championship gold in 1985.
Rickey, Roy (- )
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Seattle Metropolitans 1916-22, New York Americans and Hamilton Tigers 1926-28.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1917.
Ricoh Coliseum [web site]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Opened in 2003.
Home ice for : Toronto Roadrunners, Toronto Marlies
Capacity : 10,000
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Ridder, Bob (1919-?)
Born in New York, New York, USA. A former co-owner of the Minnesota North Stars. Served on the USA Hockey Foundation.
International Career : Team Manager for the USA at the 1952 & 1956 Olympics.  
Honours : Elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in 1998 (builder).
Elected to the US Hockey Hall of Fame in 1976 (administrator).
Won the Patrick Lester Award.
Ridder, Louis de (1902- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for Belgium 1923- (including the 1936 Olympics).
Club Career : Played for CSHB, Brussels.
Riddle, Jake (1983- )
Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Wheeling Nailers & Peoria Rivermen 2004-05, Portland Pirates & Augusta Lynx & Phoenix Roadrunners 2005-06, Utah Grizzlies 2006-07, Hull Stingrays 2007-08 and Hull Stingrays 2008-
Ridley, Arthur 'Art' (1918?-1995?)
International Career : Played for Great Britain 1938-39.
Club Career : Played for Earls Court Marlboroughs and Harringay Greyhounds.
Medals : Won the English National League 1939-40.
Ridpath, Bruce (- )
Club Career : Played for Ottawa Senators.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1911.
Riehl, Kevin (1968- )
Born in Leader, Saskatchewan, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Medicine Hat Tigers 1987-92, Birmingham Bulls & Cincinnati Cyclones & Utica Devils 1992-93, Raleigh Icecaps & Albany River Rats 1993-94, Raleigh Icecaps 1994-95, Iserlohner EC 1995-97, Alleghe HC 1997-98, Milan Saima SG 1998-99, Bracknell Bees 1999-00 and Belfast Giants 2000- .
Medals : Won the Superleague in 1999-00.
Honours : BIHWA All-Star forward 1999-00.
Riesen, Michel (1979- ) [official web site]
Born in Oberbalm, Switzerland. Right-wing. Edmonton Oilers 1st pick (14th overall) in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career : Played for EC Biel 1994-97, HC Davos 1997-98, Hamilton Bulldogs 1998-00 and Edmonton Oilers 2000- . 
Riessersee (SC Riessersee)
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Played 28 seasons in the Bundesliga.  Played in the DEL in 1995-96.
Home ice : Eisstadion Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Team colours : blue & white
Honours : Won the German Championship in 1927, 1935, 1938, 1941, 1947, 1948, 1960, 1978 and 1981.
Won the Bundesliga in 1959-60, 1977-78 and 1980-81.
Riga (Dynamo Riga)
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Riga, Latvia. Played in the Russian Hockey League 1973-91.
Home ice :
Team colours :
Riga (HK Riga 2000)
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Riga, Latvia. Played in the Latvian League 2000- , the Eastern Europe Hockey League 2000-04 and the Belarussian League 2004- .
Home ice : Siemens Ledus Halle (1,500)
Team colours : blue & white
Rigazio, Don (- ) 
Netminder.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1955 World Championships.
Honours : Best Goalkeeper World Championships Pool A in 1955.
Riggin, Pat (- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Washington Capitals.
Honours : NHL All-Star Second Team 1983-84.
Right Defence
The defenceman who normally works on the right-hand side of the blue line.
Right-defenceman
Also referred to as Right Defence. The defenceman who normally works on the right-hand side of the blue line.
Right-wing
A forward who normally works on the right-hand side of the Centre. See Wings.
Riihijärvi, Juha (- ) 
Forward.
Club Career : Played for JYP and Lukko Rauma
Honours : Won the Aarne Honkavaara Trophy in 1995-96. 
Won the Lasse Oksanen Trophy in 1995-96. 
Won the Veli-Pekka Ketola Trophy in 1995-96.
SM-liiga All Star Team winger 1993.
SM-liiga All Star Team centre 1996.
Riihiranta, Heikki (1948- )
Born in Finland. Defenceman. He scored 50 goals in 393 Finnish Championship games.
International Career : General Manager of Finland at the 2000 & 2001 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for IFK Helsinki 1967-74, Winnipeg Jets 1974-77 and IFK Helsinki 1977-83.
Medals : Won World Championship silver in 2001 (general manager).
Won World Championship bronze in 2000 (general manager).
Won the AVCO Trophy in 1976.
Won the Finnish Championship in 1969, 1970, 1974, 1980 & 1983.
Honours :
Elected to the Finnish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985 (player).
SM-liiga All Star Team defenceman 1974.
His number 5 jersey has been retired by IFK Helsinki.
Riipi, Katja (- )
International Career : Played for Finland (Women) in the 1998 Olympics.
Rikala, Jorma (- ) 
Club Career : Played for IFK Helsinki
Honours : Won the Kalevi Numminen Trophy in 1979-80.
Riley, Carl (- )
Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Liverpool Trappers & Liverpool Leopards 1975-76.
Medals : Won the Southern B League 1975-76.
Honours : Southern League (Midland) All-Star defenceman 1975-76 (tied with Ted Mitchell)
Riley, Jack (1910- )
Born in Berckenla, Ireland. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Seattle Eskimos 1929-30, Chicago Shamrocks & Minneaplois Millers 1930-31, Chicago Shamrocks 1931-32, Detroit Red Wings (one game) & Detroit Olympics & Cleveland Indians 1932-33, Montreal Canadiens 1933-35, Boston Bruins & Boston Cubs 1935-36, Tulsa Oilers 1936-39, Wichita Skyhawks 1939-40, Vancouver Lions 1940-41, Cornwall Army & Vancouver Norvans 1942-43 and Vancouver St Regis 1943-44.
Riley, Jack (1919- )
Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. President of the American Hockey League 1964-66. General Manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins 1967-70 & 1971-74. Commissioner of the Southern Hockey League in 1975. President of the International Hockey League 1979-83. Presently Director of Alumni Relations for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Jack Riley Cup is named in his honour.
Club Career : Played for Philadelphia Rockets & Hershey Bears & Montreal Pats 1941-42 and Hershey Bears 1944-45.
Honours : Elected to the Pittsburgh Penguin Hockey Hall of Fame 2000.
Riley, Jim (1897-1969)
Born in Bayfield, New Brunswick, Canada. Left-wing. The only person to play both major league baseball and NHL hockey.
Club Career : Played for Seattle Metropolitans.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1917.
Riley, John P 'Jack' (1920- )
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Author of "The Young Sportsman's Guide To Ice Hockey" published in 1962. 
International Career : Player and coach of Team USA 1948-49. Played for the USA in the 1948 Olympics and the 1949 World Championships. Coached the USA at the 1949 World Championships and the 1960 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Dartmouth College 1940-42 & 1946-47. Coached the United States Military Academy 1950-86. 
Medals :
Won World Championship bronze in 1949 (player/coach).
Won Olympic gold in 1960 (coach).
Honours : Elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in 1998 (builder).
Elected to the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979 (coach).
Won the Lester Patrick Trophy in 1986 (coach) & 2002 (as part of the 1960 US Olympic Team).
Won the Spencer Penrose Award 1957 & 1960.
Captain of Dartmouth College 1946-47.
Riley Cup
See Jack Riley Cup
Rimkus, Dangyras (1975- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Lithuania in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Rimouski Coliseum
Rimouski, Québec, Canada.
Home ice for : Rimouski Oceanic
Capacity : 5,062
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Rimouski Oceanic
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Rimouski, Québec, Canada. Founded in 1995. Played in the QMJHL 1995- .
Home ice : Rimouski Coliseum
Team colours : royal blue, navy blue & white
Affiliations included :
General manager : Marius Fortier 1995- , Doris Labonté 2004- , André Jolicoeur 2006-
Head coach : Gaston Therrien 1995- , Doris Labonté 2004-
Team captain :
All-time best players : Sidney Crosby
Honours : Won the John Rougeau Trophy in 1999-00 & 2004-05.
Won the President's Cup in 1999-00 & 2004-05.
Won the Memorial Cup in 2000.
Rindell, Harri (- ) 
Club Career : Played for IFK Helsinki
Honours : Won the Kalevi Numminen Trophy in 1991-92. 
Ringbearer, The [web site]
A tribute to goaltender Wendell Young. The Ringbearer is a web site created by Bryan McCready - it provides a complete history of Wendell Young's career including stats, photos, draft lists, accomplishments, injuries, trades, championships (Robertson, Memorial, Calder, Turner & Stanley Cups), and a lot more.
Ringbom, Reijo (- )
Finnish SM-liiga linesman.
Honours : Won the Pentti Isotalo Trophy in 1992.
Ringwood Ice Arena
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Home ice for : Blackhawks IHC
Capacity :  
Ice pad size : 
Rink
Ice Rink Dimensions & Markings
The rink can measure between 85-100 feet wide by 184-200 feet long. The playing surface is enclosed by boards and is divided in two halves by a red line across the centre of the ice. The rink is also divided into thirds by two blue lines, forming two end zones and one neutral zone. In each end zone, there is a goal cage and a red goal line, which runs the width of the rink. There are also nine face-off spots, four in each half of the rink and one in the middle.
Rink-board Advertising
i. NHL - First approved for the 1978-79 season. First advert appeared in 1980.
"Rinks to Arenas"
A book by Alice O'Brien subtitled Ten Years of British Ice Hockey. Published in Nottingham, England in 1998.
Rinne, Jouni (1956- )
Forward.
Club Career : Played for Lukko Rauma 1973-80, HPK 1980-81, Lukko Rauma 1981-82, FoPS 1982-84 and KalPa 1984-89.
Honours : SM-liiga All Star Team winger 1976.
Rintakoski, Matti (- )
Born in Finland. 
Club Career :
Played for TBK Tampere
Honours : Elected to the Finnish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985 (player).
Won the Best Hockey Player of Finland Trophy in 1948.
Rintanen, Kimmo (1973- )
Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Finland in the 1998 Olympics and the 1998, 1999, 2000 & 2001 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for TPS Turku.
Medals : Won World Championship silver in 1998, 1999 & 2001.
Won Olympic bronze in 1998.
Won World Championship bronze in 2000.
Honours : Won the Raimo Kilpiö Trophy in 1996-97 and 1997-98.
SM-liiga All Star Team winger 1997.
Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees [web site]

Hidalgo, Rio Grande Valley, Texas, USA. Founded in 2003. Played in the Central Hockey League 2003- .
Home ice : Dodge Arena
Team colours : blue, black, gold & white
Affiliations have included :
General manager : Trey Medlock 2003-05, Grant W Buckborough 2005-
Head coach : Tracy Egeland 2003-06, Paul Fixter 2006-  
Rioux, Alain (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for France in the 1987 Olympic Qualification Team and the 1987 World Championships.
Rioux, Pierre (1962- )
Born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1981-82.
Club Career : Played for Calgary Flames & Colorado Flames 1982-83, Colorado Flames 1983-84, Moncton Golden Flames 1984-85, EV Zug & Moncton Golden Flames & Binghamton Whalers 1985-86, Krefelder EV 1986-87, KalPa Kuopio 1987-88, ECR Revier-Löwen 1988-89, SV Bayrueth 1989-93, Dusseldorfer EG 1993-95, Heilbronner EC & Augsburger Panther 1995-97, Augsburger Panther 1997-99 and Kassel Huskies 1999- .
Medals :
Won World Championship (Junior) gold in 1982.
Rippingale, Gary (1974-1992)
Defenceman. He died in October 1992 having completed 10 games in the 1992-93 season.
Club Career : Played for Nottingham Cougars and Nottingham Panthers 1989-93.
Honours : His number 3 jersey was retired by Nottingham Panthers.
Risebrough, Doug (1954- )
Born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1974-82 and Calgary Flames 1982-87.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1976, 1977, 1978 & 1979.
Risidore, Ryan (1976- )
Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman. Hartford Whalers 3rd pick (109th overall) in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career : Played for Springfield Falcons 1996-97, Indianapolis Ice 1997-98, Hartford Wolf Pack 1998-99, Hamilton Bulldogs 1999-01 and Ayr Scottish Eagles 2001- .
Ritchie, Byron (1977- )
Born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, Centre. Hartford Whalers 6th pick (165th overall) in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career : Played for Lethbridge Hurricanes 1993-95, Lethbridge Hurricanes & Springfield Falcons 1995-96, Lethbridge Hurricanes 1996-97, Beast of New Haven 1997-98, Carolina Hurricanes & Beast of New Haven 1998-99, Carolina Hurricanes & Cincinnati Cyclones 1999-00, Cincinnati Cyclones 2000-01, Carolina Hurricanes & Lowell Loch Monsters & Florida Panthers 2001-02, Florida Panthers & San Antonio Rampage 2002-03, Florida Panthers 2003-04 and Calgary Flames 2004- .
Ritten Arena
Collalbo, Italy. 
Home ice for : SV Ritten Renon
Capacity : 1,000
Ice pad size : 195 feet x 97.5 feet
Rivard, Bob (- )
Club Career : Played for Fort Wayne Komets 1965-66.
Honours : Won the Leo P Lamoureux Memorial Trophy 1965-66.
Riverfront Coliseum
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Built 1975. Now known as The Crown.
Home ice for : Cincinatti Stingers 1975-79
Capacity : 15,200
Ice pad size : 
Riverplace Center
St Paul, Minnesota, USA. Built 1973. Re-named in 1998 - formerly called the St Paul Civic Center.
Home ice for : Minnesota Fighting Saints (during the 1973-74 and 1976-77 seasons)
Capacity : 16,000
Ice pad size :
Rivers, Gus (1909-1985)
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Right-wing.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1930 & 1931.
Rivers, Jamie (1975- )
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman. St Louis Blues 2nd pick (63rd overall) in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1994-95.
Club Career : Played for Sudbury Wolves 1991-95, St Louis Blues & Worcester Ice Cats 1995-97, St Louis Blues 1997-99, New York Islanders 1999-00, Ottawa Senators & Grand Rapids Griffins 2000-01, Ottawa Senators & Boston Bruins 2001-02, Florida Panthers & San Antonio Rampage 2002-03, Grand Rapids Griffins & Detroit Red Wings 2003-04, Hershey Bears 2004-05, Detroit Red Wings & Phoenix Coyotes 2005-06, St Louis Blues & Peoria Rivermen 2006-07 and Peoria Rivermen 2007- .
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 4 5 6 20 22 28 31
Rivers, Romeo (- )
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1932 Olympics and the 1935 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for the Winnipeg Hockey Club 1931-32.
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 1932.
Won the Allan Cup in 1930-31.
Rivers, Wayne (- )
Club Career : Played for San Diego Mariners.
Honours : WHA All-Star A Team centre 1974-75.
Riverside Centroplex
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
Home ice for : Baton Rouge Kingfish
Capacity : 8,600
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Riverside Coliseum
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. 
Home ice for : Kamloops Blazers
Capacity :  
Ice pad size :  
Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre
Chelmsford, Essex, England.
Home ice for : Chelmsford Chieftains
Capacity : 1,200
Ice pad size : 184 feet x 85 feet
Rivet, Craig (1974- )
Born North Bay, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman. 
Club Career : Played for Fredericton Canadiens & Montreal Canadiens 1994-97 and Montreal Canadiens 1997- .
Honours : Played for Team Ontario U-17 in the Canada Winter Games in 1991.
Riyono, Masayoshi (- )
Club Career : Played for Furukawa Denko.
Rizzi, Sandro (1978- )
Centre.
International Career : Played for Switzerland in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Rizzuto, Garth Alexander 'Scooter' (1947- )
Born in Trail, British Columbia, Canada. Centre. Claimed by Vancouver Canucks in the June 1970 NHL Expansion Draft. Scored his first NHL goal on 12th January 1971 in a home game for Vancouver Canucks against the New York Rangers -  he was assisted by Danny Seguin and Barry Wilkins. After he hung up his skates he went on to manage a marina in British Columbia.
Club Career : Played for Moose Jaw Canucks 1965-67, Dallas Black Hawks 1967-70, Rochester Americans & Vancouver Canucks 1970-71, Seattle Totems & Rochester Americans 1971-72, Winnipeg Jets 1972-74 and Nelson Maple Leafs 1974-75.
Medals : Won the Adams Cup in 1969.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 15 17 (Dallas) 18 (Seattle) 22

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