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Richard Lintner
Richard Lintner
Defenseman
Number: 6
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 214
Shoots: Right
Born: Nov 15, 1977
Birthplace: Trencin, Slovakia
Hometown: Trencin, Slovakia
Drafted: PHX / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (119th overall)

2006-07: Played in 52 games for Skelleftea HC in the Swedish Elite League…Had 29 points (9+20)…Added 36 PIMs…Finished as a minus-2…Appeared in three playoff games and went scoreless with two PIMs.

2005-06: Appeared in 44 games for Fribourg-Gotteron in the Swiss league…Tallied 23 points (14+9)…Added 86 PIMs.

2004-05: Skated in 23 games for Fribourg-Gotteron in the Swiss league…Had 11 points (2+9) and 40 PIMs.

2003-04: Appeared in 41 games for Djurgardens IF Stockholm of the Swedish Elite League…Had 31 points (18+13)…Added 73 PIMs…Played in four playoff games and had two points (1+1).

2002-03: Appeared in 10 games with the New York Rangers…Scored on goal…Played in 26 games for the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)…Had 21 points (6+15) in 26 games…Acquired by Pittsburgh on Feb. 10, 2003, in the Alexei Kovalev trade…Appeared in 19 games with the Penguins and had five points (3+2) and 10 PIMs…Skated in six games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and had five points (1+4).

2001-02: Registered two goals in six contests for Trencin of the Slovak Republic Extraleague...Also skated in 28 games with MoDo of the Swedish Elite League, tallying 12 goals and nine assists for 21 points, along with 85 penalty minutes...Ranked eighth on MoDo with 21 points and fifth with 12 goals...His 85 penalty minutes also placed second on the team...Registered three goals and eight penalty minutes in 14 post-season matches...Represented Slovakia in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, registering one goal and one assist in four games...Also represented his country at the 2002 World Hockey Championships in Sweden, tallying eight points (4+4)...Ranked fourth on the team and first among all tournament defensemen with four goals, eight points and 22 penalty minutes, en route to Slovakia's first World Championship title in history...Selected to the All Tournament Team.

2000-01: Registered three goals and five assists for eight points with 22 penalty minutes in 50 games with Nashville.

1999-00: Appeared in 33 games with Nashville, tallying one goal and five assists for six points along with 22 penalty minutes...Made his NHL debut Oct. 2 vs. Los Angeles...Registered his first NHL goal/point Dec. 28 vs. Carolina (Arturs Irbe)...Skated in 31 matches with Milwaukee (IHL) registering 13 goals and eight assists for 21 points, along with 37 penalty minutes.

1998-99: Notched one assist and 16 penalty minutes in eight games with Springfield...Tallied 25 points (9+16) and 75 penalty minutes in 66 games with Milwaukee.

1997-98: Tallied 15 points (6+9) and 61 penalty minutes in 71 games with Springfield (AHL)...Appeared in three playoff games with the Falcons, registering one goal and one assist for two points along with four penalty minutes.

1996-97: Tallied three points (2+1) in 35 games with Spisska Nova of the Slovak Republic Extraleague.

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