Henri Richard

1936 - 2020

Henri Richard

Joseph Henri Richard (February 29, 1936 – March 6, 2020) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played centre with the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1955 to 1975. He was nicknamed "Pocket Rocket" after his older brother, Canadiens' legend and fellow Hockey Hall of Famer Maurice "Rocket" Richard. Henri won 11 Stanley Cups as a player, the most in NHL history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Richard has received more than 459,131 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular hockey player.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among hockey players, Henri Richard ranks 12 out of 52Before him are Valeri Kharlamov, Jaromír Jágr, Georges Vézina, Stan Mikita, Phil Esposito, and Bobby Hull. After him are Jari Kurri, Viacheslav Fetisov, Sergei Makarov, Bobby Orr, Igor Larionov, and Teemu Selänne.

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Among people born in 1936, Henri Richard ranks 253Before him are Mike Spence, Hans van den Broek, Anthony Zerbe, Jan Němec, Anthony Kennedy, and Julio Terrazas Sandoval. After him are Judea Pearl, Conchita Bautista, Stephen E. Ambrose, Jim Brown, Victor Lanoux, and Trevor Taylor. Among people deceased in 2020, Henri Richard ranks 42Before him are Wilford Brimley, Jean Kennedy Smith, Frances E. Allen, Rubem Fonseca, Rishi Kapoor, and Chadwick Boseman. After him are Ray Clemence, Fred Willard, Robert Fisk, Peter Bonetti, Regis Philbin, and Neil Peart.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Henri Richard ranks 221 out of 840Before him are Michael Bublé (1975), John Diefenbaker (1895), Oliver Platt (1960), Jeff Wall (1946), James LaBrie (1963), and Terry Fox (1958). After him are Colleen Dewhurst (1924), Hal Foster (1892), Stephen McHattie (null), Northrop Frye (1912), Philip Guston (1913), and Phil Hartman (1948).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Henri Richard ranks 7Before him are Maurice Richard (1921), Gordie Howe (1928), Wayne Gretzky (1961), Georges Vézina (1887), Phil Esposito (1942), and Bobby Hull (1939). After him are Bobby Orr (1948), Mario Lemieux (1965), Howie Morenz (1902), Guy Lafleur (1951), Art Ross (1885), and Mark Messier (1961).

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