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Richard Park
Richard Park
Right Wing
Number: 10
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Right
Born: May 27, 1976
Birthplace: Seoul, Korea (South)
Acquired: Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on October 2, 2006
Drafted: PIT / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (50th overall)

LAST SEASON: Established a new career high in assists (22) and game-winning goals (4) ... Scored his 200th career point (assist) on November 7, 2009 vs. Atlanta ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 5-0 victory over Buffalo on October 31, 2009, also had an assist in the game ... Posted a three-game assist streak from November 13, 2009 at Carolina – November 16, 2009 at Boston (5A) ... Scored twice, including the game-winning goal in a 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay.  Put him on a three-game point-scoring streak where he scored the game-winning tally against the Chicago Blackhawks when teams returned from the Olympic Break (3G, 2A) ... Is only the second Korean-born player to play in the NHL

Established new career high in average time on ice (17:10)...Tied career high with 14 goals and four power-play goals...Recorded 100th NHL assist on Dec. 16 vs. Washington...Played in 200th game as an Islander on Dec. 27 at Buffalo...Missed the Islanders' game on Feb. 19 vs. Carolina, snapping a streak of 223 consecutive games played, including 221 with the Islanders...Played in 600th NHL game on Apr. 7 at Carolina.

One of only two Islanders to play in all 82 games...Registered 12 goals and a career-high 20 assists for 32 points...Four of the 12 goals came shorthanded, marking a new career high and ranking tied for fifth in the NHL...Recorded four multi-point games, including one, three-point game on Dec. 26 vs. Toronto (0-3-3)...Played in 500th NHL game on Jan. 24 at Boston...Scored second 3-on-5 shorthanded goal of career on Apr. 4 at NY Rangers.

2006-07: Attended training camp on a tryout with the Islanders before signing a contract on Oct. 2...Recorded 26 points, including 10 goals and 16 assists...Played in all 82 games...Played in 400th NHL game on Dec. 19 at NY Rangers...Scored a 3-on-5 shorthanded goal on Jan. 16 at Pittsburgh...Tied career high with two assists on Feb. 24 vs. Montreal...Scored both goals in regulation of regular-season finale on Apr. 8 at New Jersey to propel Islanders into playoffs.

2005-06: Played in 60 games with Vancouver, totaling 18 points (8-10-18)...Scored career-high three points (1-2-3), including the game-winning goal, on Oct. 14 at Minnesota...Netted 50th NHL goal on Apr. 27 vs. Los Angeles.

Split time between Malmo of the Swedish Elite League and Langnau of the Swiss “A” League during the NHL lockout.

2003-04: Recorded 13 goals and 12 assists for 25 points with Minnesota...Ranked third on the Wild in shots on goal (142), tied for third in power-play goals (4), fourth in goals and tied for sixth in points...Served as team captain for the month of December...Converted penalty shot for the game-tying goal on Dec. 29 at Calgary...Played in 300th NHL game on Mar. 18 at Boston.

2002-03: Finished the year with 24 points (14-10-24) in 81 games...Tied for first on Minnesota in shorthanded goals (2) and sixth in goals...Led the Wild in overtime goals (2)...Played in 200th NHL game on Jan. 16 vs. Vancouver.

2001-02: Split season between Minnesota and Houston (AHL)...Registered 15 goals and 10 assists for 25 points with the Wild...Played in 100th NHL game on Nov. 29 vs. Florida.

Finished fourth on Cleveland (IHL) in goals (27).

Split season between Philadelphia and Utah (IHL)...Finished third on Utah in goals (28), fourth in assists (32) and fourth in points (60).

Split season between Philadelphia and its AHL affiliate, the Phantoms...Led Phantoms in goals (41), finished fourth in assists (42) and third in points (83).

Split season between Anaheim and Cincinnati (AHL)...Finished third on Cincinnati with 43 points.

Split season between Anaheim, Pittsburgh and Cleveland (IHL).

Split season between Pittsburgh and Belleville (OHL)...Scored first NHL goal (Felix Potvin) on Oct. 7 vs. Toronto.

Split season between Pittsburgh and Belleville (OHL)...Made NHL debut on May 3 vs. Florida and recorded first NHL assist/point.

Played in all five games of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against Buffalo, earning an assist and two penalty minutes.

Scored first two playoff goals of career, including the first-ever overtime game-winner in Wild playoff history, in Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Apr. 21 vs. Colorado...Played in career-high 18 playoff games.

Made NHL playoff debut...Went scoreless in three games.


1994-95: Finished third on Belleville (OHL) in assists (51) and fourth in points (79) despite playing in only 45 games...Led Belleville in playoffs with 18 assists and 27 points...Finished third on the team with nine goals.

Finished third on Belleville (OHL) with 48 assists and 76 points.

In rookie season with Belleville (OHL), finished fourth on team in goals (23) and points (61).


Represented the United States at the World Junior Championships in 1994 and 1995...Also played for Team USA at the World Championships in 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006.

1st NHL Game: 5/3/95 vs. Florida
1st NHL Goal: 10/7/95 vs. Toronto (Felix Potvin)
1st NHL Assist/Point: 5/3/95 vs. Florida

100th NHL Game: 11/29/01 vs. Florida

200th NHL Game: 1/16/03 vs. Vancouver

300th NHL Game: 3/18/04 at Boston

400th NHL Game: 12/19/06 at NY Rangers

500th NHL Game: 1/24/08 at Boston

600th NHL Game: 4/7/09 at Carolina

100th NHL Assist: 12/16/09 vs. Washington

100th NHL Point: 11/30/05 vs. Colorado


Most Goals: 2 (five times), Last: 1/2/09 at Phoenix
Most Assists: 3, 12/26/07 vs. Toronto
Most Points: 3 (five times), Last: 1/3/09 at San Jose
Most PIM: 15, 3/5/06 vs. St. Louis




J. Tavares 78 33 37 6 70
K. Okposo 79 22 42 -4 64
F. Nielsen 81 20 32 1 52
B. Nelson 81 26 14 -3 40
N. Leddy 81 5 35 -9 40
A. Lee 80 15 21 -2 36
J. Bailey 81 12 20 -7 32
C. Cizikas 80 8 21 4 29
R. Strome 71 8 20 -9 28
M. Grabovski 58 9 16 3 25
T. Greiss 23 11 4 .925 2.36
J. Halak 18 13 4 .919 2.30
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