Phoenix Coyotes put Ricci on injured reserve because of neck problems

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The 16-year NHL veteran had off-season surgery and had missed the previous 10 games while considering retirement.

The 35-year-old has played in only seven games this season, but will try rehab in an effort to return to the ice.

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