Definition of Richard, Maurice in US English:

Richard, Maurice

proper noun

  • (1921–2000), Canadian hockey player; nickname The Rocket ; full name Maurice Joseph Henri Richard. Playing for the Montreal Canadiens 1942–60, he was the first professional hockey player to score 50 goals in one season 1944–45, a record that stood until the early 1980s. Hockey Hall of Fame (1961).

Pronunciation

Richard, Maurice

/rēˈSHärd/