Coyotes center Ricci rejoins team after neck surgery

Updated: November 20, 2006, 6:43 PM ET
Associated Press

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- 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
Ricci

Ricci played two games over the weekend for the Rampage to prepare for his return to the Coyotes. He had been sidelined all season following offseason neck surgery.

The 35-year-old Canadian is in his 16th NHL season.

Phoenix is home against New Jersey on Wednesday night.


Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press

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