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The Rocket: The Maurice Richard Story poster

The Rocket: The Maurice Richard Story

Maurice Richard is a French language Canadian biopic about legendary ice hockey player Maurice "The Rocket" Richard. It was released in English Canada as The Rocket: The Maurice Richard Story. It was released in the United States as The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard and was distributed by Palm Pictures. It stars Roy Dupuis in the title role and was directed by Charles Biname. It features appearances by National Hockey League players Vincent Lecavalier, Mike Ricci, Sean Avery, Philippe Sauve, Stephane Quintal, Ian Laperriere and Pascal Dupuis. A story about Quebecs most famous hockey player, Maurice "The Rocket" Richard, focusing on the struggles of a French Canadian in the National Hockey League dominated by Anglophones.