Mike Ribeiro News
Ribeiro is expected to return to the Predators lineup on Tuesday.
Ribeiro was a heathy scratch for two straight games, but is expected to be back in the lineup tonight, replacing Craig Smith. Ribeiro has four goals and 18 assists (22 points) in 41 games so far this season.
Ribeiro (rest) will not play on Saturday.
The Predators are comfortably in the playoffs so they will rest a number of players in their season finale. Ribeiro will come out of the lineup vs. Dallas.
The Predators have re-signed Mike Ribeiro to a two-year deal worth $7.0M.
The Predators have signed Mike Ribeiro to a one-year, $1.05 million deal.
Ribeiro, 34, was bought out by the Coyotes after scoring 16 goals with 31 assists and a minus-13 rating in 80 games. Ribeiro has been known to have some behavioural issues in the locker room, but the Predators take very little risk on the crafty centre by signing him to a cheap, one-year contract.
Ribeiro will be back in the Coyotes lineup on Saturday.
Ribeiro was a healthy scratch in each of the last two games, but will be back in tonight. Ribeiro will skate on a line with Brandon McMillan and Martin Erat.
Ribeiro likely a healthy scratch for the second straight game.
Ribeiro was scratched on Tuesday and it looks like he will be scratched once again tonight in Jersey. This speaks volumes as to what the Coyotes think of Ribeiro's recent play. They are clinging to the final playoff spot in the West, yet are benching the veteran play-maker.
Ribeiro is a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
The Coyotes let one slip away on Monday, so they are making a couple of changes for Tuesday's meeting with the Penguins. Ribeiro, who was a minus-4 with one assist in his last two games, will be replaced by pugilist Paul Bissonnette.
Ribeiro (lower-body) is a game-time decision tonight.
Ribeiro left Monday's game after playing just 10:01 and could be held out of tonight's game. Ribeiro currently ranks second on the team with 33 points (11G / 21A) in 45 games. Monitor his status in pre-game warmups.
Ribeiro's four year deal in PHX has an AAV of $5.5M. Partial NMC/NTC.
Ribeiro didn't get the long-term deal he was looking for in Washington but the Coyotes have given him a four-year deal. He tied for 10th in the NHL in scoring last season with 49 points in 48 games.
Ribeiro leads the Capitals with 8 points (1 G, 7 A) and has been the lone bright spot in an otherwise gloomy start for the Capitals. The Caps are hoping his playmaking will set up some scoring chances for Ovechkin to get off the cold-streak he is on right now.
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Ribeiro gives the Caps a Knuble-like veteran presence and some solid secondary scoring ability. This could be a sign the Caps are moving back towards a more offensive mindset.
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Ribeiro will not play tonight. He finishes the season with 18 goals and 63 points in 74 games.
Gulutzan said Ribeiro will play tonight.
As expected, Ribeiro will play on the top line tonight. Before getting hurt he scored 10 goals and 31 points through 40 games.
Looks like Ribeiro will play tomorrow against the Ducks. Sidelined since January 7th, the playmaker has 10 goals and 31 points through 40 games.