The school photo below is from Germantown Academy Patriots, 1983.

Mike Richter played his high school hockey career for the Germantown Academy Patriots of the Suburban High School Hockey League, “SHSHL, he left early to complete his senior year at prep school. He played his college hockey career for the University of Wisconsin from 1985 to 1987. He was drafted by the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League in the second round, twenty-eight overall in the 1985 NHL draft. Richter enjoyed a career played in it’s entirety for the New York Rangers for almost 15 years. He won the Stanley Cup in 1994.

Milestones and Accomplishments

1982 Germantown Academy Patriots Flyers Cup Champions
1983 Germantown Academy Patriots Flyers Cup Champions
1983 Tropicana Junior Little Flyers
1985 selected as WCHA Freshman of the Year
1985-1987 Played two seasons with the University of Wisconsin Badgers with a 33-25-1 record
1988 Men’s USA Hockey Winter Olympic Team
1991 New York Rangers organization Rookie of the Year
1992 NHL All-Star Game
1994 NHL All-Star Game
1994 NHL All-Star Game MVP
1994 New York Rangers organization team record 43 wins
1994 starting goaltender on the Rangers NHL Stanley Cup Championship Team
1996 Awarded the gold medal at the World Cup of Hockey
1996 MVP for USA Men’s World Cup of Hockey Team
1998 Men’s USA Hockey Winter Olympic Team
2000 NHL All-Star Game
2000 New York Rangers organization MVP
2002 Awarded the silver medal at the Winter Olympic Games
2002 New York Rangers organization MVP
2004 New York Rangers retire jersey #35
2005 Inducted into the University of Wisconsin Hall of Fame
2008 Inducted into the USA Hockey Hall of Fame
2009 Lester Patrick Award
2014 Inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame
2023 AAHA Ed Snider Award

Richter was also a letterman as a running back for the GA football team.

Photo slideshow from the beginning until the end of Mike Richter’s career.

Richter was a three-time NHL All-Star, including 1994 All-Star Game. Mike Richter played in 666 games during his 14-year NHL career, all with the New York Rangers. His 301 wins with the team are more than any other Rangers goaltender and he helped the club win its first Stanley Cup in 54 years.

Playing full-time for the Rangers beginning during the 1990-91 season, he was a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the league’s top goalie in just his second full season in the NHL. In 1993-94, Richter was selected as the MVP of the NHL All-Star Game and went on to set a Rangers’ single-season record with 42 wins in leading the team to the President’s Trophy and its first Stanley Cup title since 1942. Beyond making a huge impact for the Rangers, Richter also was an integral part of the U.S. program for parts of three decades. He is one of just 10 Americans ever to compete in at least three Olympic Games, including in 2002, when the team captured the silver medal. In addition, he led Team USA to the World Cup of Hockey championship in 1996 and was named the tournament’s MVP. He also played in two IIHF World Junior Championships (1985-86), three IIHF Men’s World Championships (1986-87, 1993) and the 1991 Canada Cup.

RS Scoring
RS Goalie StatsPO Scoring
1985-86U. of WisconsinWCHA2400139492003.9614907160.886
1986-87U. of WisconsinWCHA36102136126003.531916111480.901
1987-88U.S. National TeamIntl000
1987-88Colorado RangersIHL22010129868113.1416506290.9021012
1988-89Denver RangersIHL57583031217714.3023263400
1988-89New York RangersNHL100
1989-90New York RangersNHL2330132066003.0012556200.904600
1989-90Flint SpiritsIHL131078249003.767424400.900
1990-91New York RangersNHL45142596135303.122113712570.903600
1991-92New York RangersNHL41062298119333.112312210860.901700
1992-93Binghamton RangersAHL5003056001.184011610.964
1992-93New York RangersNHL38522105134413.821319310460.886
1993-94New York Rangers 🏆NHL68023710159152.574212615990.9102302
1994-95New York RangersNHL3502199397222.92141727870.890700
1995-96New York RangersNHL41142396107332.682413311140.9121100
1996-97New York RangersNHL61043598161942.683322617840.9171510
1997-98New York RangersNHL72124143184602.6621311517040.903
1998-99New York RangersNHL68003878170642.632730817270.910
1999-00New York RangersNHL61043622173402.872231816420.905
2000-01New York RangersNHL45002635144503.282021311990.893
2001-02New York RangersNHL55043195157322.952426415180.906
2002-03New York RangersNHL130069434202.945612950.897