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Richard Vaive
Richard Vaive
Right Wing
Number: 27
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 198
Shoots: Right
Born: May 14, 1959
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Drafted: VAN / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (5th overall)


QMJHL Rookie of the Year (1977) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1982, 1983, 1984) Signed as an underage free agent by Birmingham (WHA), May, 1978. Traded to Toronto by Vancouver with Bill Derlago for Tiger Williams and Jerry Butler, February 18, 1980. Traded to Chicago by Toronto with Steve Thomas and Bob McGill for Al Secord and Ed Olczyk, September 3, 1987. Traded to Buffalo by Chicago for Adam Creighton, December 26, 1988. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, September 2, 1992. Named Head Coach of Mississauga (OHL), July 20, 2000.