Veteran NHL forward Mike Ricci is retiring.
Mike Ricci was placed on injured reserve Tuesday because of recurring neck problems.
The Phoenix Coyotes ended Mike Ricci's brief conditioning stint in San Antonio on Monday by recalling the veteran center from the Rampage.
Mike Ricci, sidelined all season following neck surgery, has been assigned to the San Antonio Rampage for conditioning work, the Coyotes said.
Geoff Sanderson had a goal and two assists, and the Coyotes routed Los Angeles 6-2 to snap a 13-game road winless streak against the Kings.
Mike Comrie scored twice to help the Coyotes rout the Sharks 6-2 on Saturday night.
Curtis Joseph stopped 32 shots for his 406th career victory, and the Phoenix Coyotes ended Dallas' five-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory over the Stars
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Phoenix Coyotes center Mike Ricci announced Wednesday that he will wear No. 40 next season to honor deceased NFL player Pat Tillman.
Free-agent center Mike Ricci signed a two-year contract with the Phoenix Coyotes on Friday.
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