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, Calif. (AP) Jonathan Cheechoo has retired
from hockey after playing seven NHL seasons and finishing with four years in
Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League.Cheechoo announced his retirement through the
San Jose Sharks on Tuesday. He played six seasons with the Sharks, including
2005-06 when he won the Rocket Richard Trophy for leading the league with 56
goals.A member of the Cree First Nations who grew up more than 500 miles north
of Toronto in Moose Factory, Ontario, Cheechoo played 501 regular-season and 59
playoff games with the Sharks and Ottawa Senators. He had 170 goals and 135
assists for 305 points in his career and will be recognized by the Sharks on
March 24 when they host the Calgary Flames.Sharks general manager Doug Wilson
says the 37-year-old Cheechoo ”completed a remarkable journey from one of North
America’s remote locations to an elite National Hockey League player.” Cheechoo
retires eighth on San Jose’s all-time scoring list and sixth in goals, while his
nine hat tricks are still the most in franchise history.— GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP)
The Arizona Coyotes haven’t had many nights like this one. Same for the Chicago
Blackhawks, at least before this season.Max Domi, Clayton Keller, Alex Goligoski
and Tobias Rieder each had a goal and an assist, and the Coyotes pounded the
slumping Blackhawks 6-1 on Monday.The Coyotes ended a nine-game losing streak to
the Blackhawks and sent last-place Chicago to its season-high sixth straight
loss.Antti Raanta had 37 saves for Arizona. The Coyotes’ six goals were their
highest total of the season.”Sometimes you’re a little bit lucky and you can
make the saves,” said Raanta, who had 40 saves in a shootout loss to
Philadelphia on Saturday night. ”Play a couple of years, you kind of have a
taste for what they can do.”Domi put Arizona ahead to stay just 92 seconds into
the game. Zac Rinaldo provided a screen in front of Blackhawks goalie Anton
Forsberg, and Domi’s shot went in for his fourth goal of the season.The
22-year-old Domi stopped a 21-game drought with his first goal since Dec.
16.”Winning’s fun ,
so it was just a lot of fun out there,” Domi said. ”Everyone was contributing
and everyone wanted to be a part of it. No one let up.”Keller’s 16th goal made
it 2-0 at 9:22 of the first. Keller passed from behind the net to Derek Stepan,
and Stepan’s shot bounced off Forsberg’s pads to Keller for a backhand follow.No
punches were thrown in a scuffle between Jakob Chychrun and Chicago’s Tommy
Wingels after Wingels leveled former Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson
with a check early in the second. But Chychrun and Domi were given two minutes
for roughing and the Blackhawks got a power play.Alex DeBrincat then scored the
20th goal of his rookie season, trimming Arizona’s lead to 2-1 at 4:33.But the
Coyotes responded with two more goals in the second. Goligoski’s shot went
underneath Forsberg at 7:06, and Rieder tipped in a power-play goal at 9:33
after Jeff Glass took over in net for Chicago.”We’re just trying to find
something positive to build off of and just can’t do it right now,” Chicago
forward Patrick Kane said. ”If we get down in a game right now or get behind,
sometimes it’s deflating.”The Coyotes finished off the rout with Nick Cousins’
redirection of Goligoski’s shot at 7:11 of the third, and Christian Dvorak’s
ninth goal with 4:22 to play.”You lose the game without even giving yourself a
chance to get two points,” Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said. ”That’s what
we play for. We’re in the winning business and that’s what’s frustrating right
now.””A game like this with guys scoring goals… I think it builds confidence,”
Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet said.NOTES: It was the 3,000th game in the history of
the former Winnipeg/current Arizona NHL franchise. … Blackhawks G Corey Crawford
took the ice and faced some shots during the morning skate. Crawford has been
out since late December with an upper body injury. … The Blackhawks are 4-4-3 in
the first game of back-to-back sets this season. They complete their 11th
back-to-back set of games when they play Vegas on Tuesday. … Most fans in the
crowd were in Blackhawks gear, and they booed at the playing of a song in the
arena that contained the lyrics ”I hate Chicago.” … NBA Hall of Famer and former
Phoenix Suns great Charles Barkley performed the ceremonial puck drop. He was
given a standing ovation.UP NEXTBlackhawks: At Vegas Tuesday night.Coyotes: At
San Jose Tuesday night.
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