Lightning center deserves respect
It's doubtful Tampa Bay would still be playing without Brad Richards' important contributions.
The Lightning captain, who had two assists and played a physical game, said all the right things; that he just tries to do his best for his team, that it's a team game and that Iginla deserved his attention for playing exceptionally in the playoffs.
As Lecavalier said, it takes a team effort to get this far. And it's doubtful Tampa Bay would still be playing without Richards' important contributions.
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