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Encyclopedia > Mike Ricci
Position Center
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
ft 0 in (1.83 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Phoenix Coyotes
Philadelphia Flyers
Quebec Nordiques
Colorado Avalanche
San Jose Sharks
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada
Born October 27, 1971 (1971-10-27) (age 35),
Scarborough, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 4th overall, 1990
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1990 – present

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Playing career

Mike Ricci was selected 4th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. He had come off of three stellar seasons with the Peterborough Petes of the OHL, and was dubbed a can't-miss prospect. Ricci lasted only two years in Philadelphia, as in the summer of 1992 he was traded to the Quebec Nordiques in the Eric Lindros blockbuster trade. The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... B.C. Place, Vancouver, British Columbia The 1990 NHL Entry Draft was held June 16th at B.C. Place in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The Peterborough Petes is an Ontario Hockey League (OHL) team in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Nickname: Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love continue Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Government  - Mayor John F. Street (D) Area  - City 369. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Quebec Nordiques (in french Nordiques de Québec, pronounced ; translated into English as Northmen or Northerners) were a professional ice hockey team based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. ... Eric Bryan Lindros (born February 28, 1973 in London, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. ...


Ricci would have a career year in his first season with Quebec, scoring 78 points. The next season, 1993-94, he would score a career-high 30 goals, with 5 of those coming in one game against the San Jose Sharks. Ricci would win a Stanley Cup in 1996 with the Colorado Avalanche, the Nordiques had moved to Colorado that season. On 21 November 1997 Ricci would begin a new endeavour with the Sharks, the same team he had scored 5 goals against. The 1993-94 NHL season was the 77th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... A request has been made of the Mediation Cabal for mediation on this page. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California. ...


Ricci quickly became an elite defensive centreman with San Jose, but he never was able to regain the offensive prowess of his earlier years. Ricci was an essential cog to San Jose's success, and was there when the team made its first trip to the Western Conference Final in 2004. San Jose fans admired Ricci for his gritty style of play and were saddened when he was let go. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 2005, Ricci switched his uniform number to 40 in honor of former NFL player Pat Tillman, who was killed in action while serving for the U.S. Army. The two had met in San Jose. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest and most prestigious professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... Patrick Daniel Tillman, Jr. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ...


Mike Ricci is also known for donning a witch's hat in a commercial for ESPN. He is also known for his long hair and uncanny resemblance to Rush frontman Geddy Lee. Rush is a Canadian rock band comprising bassist, keyboardist, and vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... Geddy Lee OC (born Gary Lee Weinrib on July 29, 1953 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian musician best known as the vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush. ...


Acting

Ricci had a bit-part as Elmer Lach in the 2005 Quebec film The Rocket, about the life of Maurice Richard. Out of several NHL players who appear in the film, Ricci is the only one with any dialogue. A bit part is a supporting acting role with at least one line of dialogue. ... Elmer Lach January 22, 1918 in Nokomis, Saskatchewan was a Canadian professional ice hockey goalie who played for the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League. ... Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Official languages French Government - Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault - Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 75 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area Ranked 2nd - Total 1,542,056 km² - Water... “The Babe Ruth of Hockey” The Rocket: The Maurice Richard Story (Maurice Richard in French) is the English-subtitled version of a feature film, starring Roy Dupuis in the title role and directed by Charles Binamé. Filmed in Québec for a budget of $8,000,000 Canadian by Alliance... Joseph-Henri-Maurice Rocket Richard PC, CC, OQ (born August 4, 1921 in Laval, Quebec, Canada, died May 27, 2000 in Montreal, Quebec) was a professional ice hockey player, and played for the Montreal Canadiens from 1942 to 1960. ...


Awards

  • Named to the OHL Second All-Star Team (1989)
  • Named to the OHL First All-Star Team (1990)
  • Named the OHL MVP (1990)
  • Named the Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (1990)

Records

  • San Jose Sharks' franchise record for consecutive games played (228)

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1987-88 Peterborough Petes OHL 41 24 37 61 20 12 7 6 13 12
1988-89 Peterborough Petes OHL 60 54 52 106 43 17 19 16 35 18
1989-90 Peterborough Petes OHL 60 52 64 116 39 - - - - -
1990-91 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 68 21 20 41 64 - - - - -
1991-92 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 78 20 36 56 93 - - - - -
1992-93 Quebec Nordiques NHL 77 27 51 78 123 6 0 6 6 8
1993-94 Quebec Nordiques NHL 83 30 21 51 113 - - - - -
1994-95 Quebec Nordiques NHL 48 15 21 36 40 6 1 3 4 8
1995-96 Colorado Avalanche NHL 62 6 21 27 52 22 6 11 17 18
1996-97 Colorado Avalanche NHL 63 13 19 32 59 17 2 4 6 17
1997-98 Colorado Avalanche NHL 6 0 4 4 2 - - - - -
1997-98 San Jose Sharks NHL 59 9 14 23 30 6 1 3 4 6
1998-99 San Jose Sharks NHL 82 13 26 39 68 6 2 3 5 10
1999-00 San Jose Sharks NHL 82 20 24 44 60 12 5 1 6 2
2000-01 San Jose Sharks NHL 81 22 22 44 60 6 0 3 3 0
2001-02 San Jose Sharks NHL 79 19 34 53 44 12 4 6 10 4
2002-03 San Jose Sharks NHL 75 11 23 34 53 - - - - -
2003-04 San Jose Sharks NHL 71 7 19 26 40 17 2 3 5 4
2005-06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 78 10 6 16 69 ' ' ' ' '
2006-07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 7 0 1 1 4 ' ' ' ' '
16 seasons NHL career 1099 243 362 605 979 110 23 43 66 77
Preceded by
Bryan Fogarty
CHL Player of the Year
1990
Succeeded by
Eric Lindros
Preceded by
Owen Nolan
San Jose Sharks captains
2003-04
first 10 games
Succeeded by
Vincent Damphousse

Bryan Fogarty with the Quebec Nordiques in 1991 Bryan Fogarty (Born June 11, 1969 in Montreal, Quebec - Died March 6, 2002 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) was an ice hockey defenseman who played for the Quebec Nordiques, Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens. ... The CHL Player of the Year award is given out annually to the player judged to be the most outstanding in the Canadian Hockey League. ... Eric Bryan Lindros (born February 28, 1973 in London, Ontario, Canada) is a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. ... Owen Liam Nolan (born February 12, 1972 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is an Irish Canadian professional hockey player who is currently playing for the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League. ... The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California. ... The 2003-04 NHL season was the 87th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Vincent Damphousse (born December 17, 1967 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a retired professional hockey player in the National Hockey League. ...

See also

Luc Robitaille, 2005: the A is also placed on the players left. ... National Hockey League The list of National Hockey League (NHL) players is divided into the following lists: By specific groups Current players List of every NHL player List of members of the Hockey Hall of Fame List of members of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame List of NHL... A list of National Hockey League seasons since inception of the league: 1917-18 | 1918-19 | 1919-20 | 1920-21 | 1921-22 | 1922-23 | 1923-24 | 1924-25 | 1925-26 | 1926-27 | 1927-28 | 1928-29 | 1929-30 | 1930-31 | 1931-32 | 1932-33 | 1933-34 | 1934-35 | 1935-36... This is a list of ice hockey players who have played 1000 games in the National Hockey League. ...

External Links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Mike Ricci : USAToday.com - Mike Ricci Biography from USAToday.com (659 words)
Mike Ricci was sent to San Antonio of the AHL for a rehab assignment on Thursday.
Ricci will take his time getting ready for the start of his season and will likely be put on the injured reserved list at the start of the season.
Ricci does not have the fantasy value that he had earlier in his career and should only be selected in deeper pools.
Mike Ricci - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (367 words)
Mike Ricci was selected 4th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft.
Ricci lasted only two years in Philadelphia, as in the summer of 1992 he was traded to the Quebec Nordiques in the Eric Lindros blockbuster trade.
Mike Ricci is also known for appearing in ESPN commercials in which he wore a witch's hat.
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