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Nick Ritchie: Released from PTO on Friday
Ritchie was released from his professional tryout by the Blues on Friday, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Ritchie will look for a new home after playing 74 NHL games last season with Arizona and Calgary. The feisty forward had 13 goals, 13 assists, 53 PIM and 218 hits in 2022-23, so he could be a solid bottom-six option for another team.... See More ... See Less
Blues' Nick Ritchie: Joins Blues on PTO
Ritchie inked a professional tryout agreement with St. Louis on Thursday.
Ritchie recorded 13 goals, 26 points, 53 PIM and 218 hits in 74 contests between Arizona and Calgary in 2022-23. He'll be in the running for a fourth-line spot on the Blues' Opening Night roster.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Nick Ritchie: Supplies two points Sunday
Ritchie provided a goal and an assist in the Flames' 5-4 victory over Anaheim on Sunday.
Ritchie snapped a four-game scoring slump. He has 13 goals and 26 points in 70 contests this season. That puts him two markers away from his career high of 15, which he set in 2020-21, and he's five points away from his personal best in that category. Calgary has five contests left, so Ritchie would need a strong finish to reach those marks.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Nick Ritchie: Quick impact in win
Ritchie scored a goal and added three hits in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.
Ritchie scored just 37 seconds into the contest. He's posted three tallies, 10 shots on net and 26 hits over seven contests with the Flames, though he hasn't been guaranteed a place in the lineup. He's up to 12 tallies, 24 points, 97 shots on net, 197 hits, 51 PIM and a minus-17 rating in 65 outings between the Flames and the Coyotes this season.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Nick Ritchie: Nets goal vs. Stars
Ritchie provided a goal in Calgary's 6-5 overtime loss to Dallas on Saturday.
Ritchie scored his second goal in five games since being acquired by Calgary from Arizona on March 3. His latest marker came in the second period to put the Flames up 4-3. Ritchie logged just 9:14 of ice time Saturday though, and he was a healthy scratch in two straight contests from March 12-14, so his role with the Flames seems to be minimal. Through 63 appearances in 2022-23, he has 11 goals and 23 points.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Nick Ritchie: Nets goal in Flames debut
Ritchie scored a goal in Calgary's 5-4 victory over Dallas on Monday.
Ritchie made his Flames debut after being acquired from Arizona on Friday. He logged 14:41 of ice time against Dallas, which is up from an average of 13:36 over 58 contests with the Coyotes. Ritchie has 10 goals and 22 points in 59 games in 2022-23. The 27-year-old was held off the scoresheet over his previous 11 outings.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Nick Ritchie: Calgary bound
The Flames acquired Ritchie and Troy Stecher from the Coyotes in exchange for Brett Ritchie and Connor Mackey on Friday.
The Ritchie brothers have been traded for each other with Nick coming to Calgary and Brett going the other way. Nick Ritchie has nine goals and 12 assists in 58 games with the Coyotes this season and should serve as a bottom-six forward in Calgary the rest of the way.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Deposits lone goal in loss
Ritchie scored a goal on three shots, blocked four shots and added two PIM in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Ducks.
Ritchie was involved at both ends of the ice. He accounted for the only goal the Coyotes could muster on 34 shots against John Gibson. Ritchie has three points over his last two games, and he's up to 21 points, 71 shots on net, 133 hits, 32 PIM and a minus-11 rating through 47 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Reaches 100 career helpers
Ritchie logged a pair of assists and five hits in Thursday's 5-0 win over the Blues.
Ritchie helped out on tallies by Travis Boyd and Barrett Hayton (on the power play) in this contest. The first assist got Ritchie to 100 career helpers, a mark he achieved in 453 appearances. He snapped a seven-game point drought Thursday, and he's now at eight goals, 12 assists, 68 shots on net, 132 hits, 30 PIM and a minus-12 rating through 46 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Manages assist Thursday
Ritchie posted an assist, four shots on goal and five hits in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Senators.
Ritchie began the game on the third line, but he picked up more ice time after Clayton Keller was ejected for a cross-check in the first period. The helper ended Ritchie's three-game point drought. The 27-year-old winger is up to 18 points, 59 shots on net, 106 hits, 28 PIM and a minus-6 rating through 38 appearances. Half of his points have come on the power play, though his usage with the man advantage has fluctuated a bit recently.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Scores in loss to Flyers
Ritchie found the back of the net in a 6-2 loss to Philadelphia on Thursday.
Ritchie's goal came at 1:36 of the second period to put Arizona up 2-1, but the game got away from the Coyotes after that. It was his eighth goal and 17th point in 34 games this season. Ritchie has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five contests.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Riding point streak
Ritchie has racked up four helpers through his last five games.
Ritchie is now at a respectable seven goals and 16 points though 32 games. He could be a trade-deadline target for a contender.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Suffers apparent wrist injury
Ritchie exited Saturday's loss to Tampa Bay with an apparent wrist injury, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
Ritchie will see a specialist Tuesday to assess the severity of his injury. It sounds like the 27-year-old winger may be facing a long-term absence.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Assist streak at three games
Ritchie produced an assist, four shots on goal, four hits, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Lightning.
Ritchie has an assist in each of the last three games and four of his last five outings. The winger has gone nine contests without a goal, but he's still finding ways to contribute with offense and physical play. The 27-year-old is up to seven goals, nine assists, 48 shots on net, 86 hits, 26 PIM and a minus-6 rating through 32 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Offers another power-play assist
Ritchie logged a power-play assist, two shots on goal and nine hits in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Ritchie set up a Jakob Chychrun tally in the second period. The 27-year-old Ritchie has three helpers in his last four games, and two of them have come on the power play. The nine hits were easily a season high, giving him 82 hits, 15 points (nine on the power play), 44 shots on net, 26 PIM and a minus-8 rating through 31 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Contributes power-play helper
Ritchie logged a power-play assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Avalanche.
Ritchie has two assists in his last three games. This was also his second power-play point in 10 outings in December. The winger is up to seven goals, seven helpers, eight power-play points, 42 shots, 73 hits, 226 PIM and a minus-8 rating through 30 contests, primarily working in a middle-six role.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Slides assist
Ritchie provided an assist, two blocked shots and two PIM in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights.
Ritchie snapped a four-game point drought with the helper, as offense continues to be hard to come by in a bottom-six role. He helped out on a Juuso Valimaki tally in the second period. For the season, Ritchie's at seven goals, six helpers, seven power-play points, 37 shots on net, 66 hits, 24 PIM and a minus-7 rating in 28 contests. The Coyotes only have 11 healthy forwards on their roster currently, so Ritchie shouldn't have any trouble staying in the lineup until reinforcements arrive.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: One of each Sunday
Ritchie scored a goal on three shots, dished a power-play assist and added two hits in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Flyers.
Ritchie recently sat out three games as a scratch amid a slump in his play. This was his second game back, and it likely bought him more time in the lineup. The winger's last multi-point effort was his two-goal game against the Capitals on Nov. 5. For the season, the 27-year-old has seven tallies, 12 points (seven on the power play), 30 shots on net, 53 hits, 20 PIM and a minus-7 rating in 23 appearances. He'll likely be confined to a bottom-six role with power-play time unless he heats up.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Provides helper Monday
Ritchie logged an assist and four hits in Monday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Predators.
Ritchie's picked up two assists in the last three games, though those have been over a span of eight days due to the Coyotes' light schedule of late. The winger saw a season-low 10:45 of ice time in this contest, and he's been in the bottom six lately, though a role on the top power-play unit has kept him useful for fantasy purposes. Ritchie has 10 points (six on the power play), 23 shots on net, 38 hits, 16 PIM and a minus-6 rating in 17 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Coyotes' Nick Ritchie: Garners power-play assist
Ritchie logged a power-play assist, three shots on goal, two PIM and two hits in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Rangers.
Ritchie ended his season-worst three-game point drought by helping out on a Clayton Keller goal. Through 15 contests, Ritchie has been a pleasant surprise for the Coyotes, earning nine points (six on the power play). He's added some grit in a middle-six role with 32 hits and 16 PIM, though he also has a minus-7 rating since the team often gets outscored.... See More ... See Less
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