This Week in Flyers History: Week ending November 1

October 27, 1971 On this day in 1971, Mike Ricci, the first-round pick of the Flyers in the 1990 NHL Draft --fourth overall -- was born. The 1990 NHL Draft was considered to be one of the deepest in years and some 25 years later and those predictions rang true. Ricci was one of the many great talents from that draft. Mike Ricci was a highly touted center coming out of the Peterborough...
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November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Ricci Routs Colin Fletcher at UFC 158

A lightweight affair between Mike Ricci (pictured) and Colin Fletcher kicked off Saturday’s “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” pay-per-view broadcast. Please click HERE to catch our live results and play-by-play coverage. Bell Centre in Montreal is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a welterweight title tilt between champion Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz. Betting...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

TUF holds mixed emotions for Ricci

Mike Ricci tried to tone it down, although the "Ultimate Fighter" finalist seemed to know his rep had already been established early in the taping of the FX reality series. "It took a couple days to get used to the cameras," Ricci told FOXSports.com. "I was waking up and making sure I dressed well and brushed my hair. It's normal. Anybody is going to want to look good on camera...
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Colton Smith chasing UFC dream

This season of "The Ultimate Fighter" was filmed in a matter of six weeks, about half the shooting schedule of last season's live show on FX. Not that Colton Smith needed long to realize a clash between him and TUF finale opponent Mike Ricci was inevitable. "We are very different," Smith told FOXSports.com in advance of Saturday's event that can be seen live on FX at 9 p.m. ET...
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December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Ricci Retires

Mike Ricci announces his retirement after 17 seasons in the NHL. The former first round draft pick of the Philadelphia Flyers leaves the game after not being able to recover from his neck surgery that took place before last season. He spent the majority of his career with the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalance and the San Jose Sharks franchises. He was part of the multiplayer...
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August 15, 2007  |  1 Comment

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