Mike Ribeiro RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ribeiro likely scratched, again, as Preds look to even series with Sharks

    Pro Hockey Talk "If it ain’t broke… We’ll spare you the rest, but the cliche does appear to be appropriate for the Predators — after getting their first series win against the Sharks with Mike Ribeiro healthy scratched two nights ago, the Preds look as though they’ll keep Ribeiro in the press box for tonight’s..." May 05

  • Mike Riberio settles sexual assault case

    Nashville Post "Predators forward Mike Ribeiro and his wife have settled out-of-court with a former nanny who made graphic sexual assault claims against the 35-year-old center, some of which allegedly occurred when she was a teenager. The court-appointed mediator filed a report with the court late Wednesday..." July 16

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    Aaron Ward @TSNAaronWard

    Mike Ribeiro headed back to Nashville on a 2 year deal with an AAV 3.5M #TSN

  • Predators waiting on Mike Ribeiro's response

    Tennessean "The NHL's free-agency period opens at 11 a.m. Wednesday, and the Predators face a decision regarding forward Mike Ribeiro. General manager David Poile said Tuesday that he gave Ribeiro a firm deadline to accept Nashville's latest offer or the team would move in another direction. "We have..." July 01

  • Nashville Predators re-sign Mike Ribeiro, dodge free agency

    Sportsnet "One of the most productive forwards believed to be available as an unrestricted free agent will not hit the open market. After gauging interest from competing teams, Mike Ribeiro decided to re-sign with the Nashville Predators Wednesday, inking a two-year deal worth $7 million." July 01

  • Mike Ribeiro rejects Predators’ offer

    Sportsnet "Mike Ribeiro has rejected a contract extension offer from the Nashville Predators, reports Adam Vingan of The Tennessean Friday. While general manager David Poile locked up his other priority forward, Mike Fisher, on draft day, Ribeiro wishes to gauge his value elsewhere. The forward’s..." June 26

  • New court document explains detail of alleged Mike Ribeiro sexual assault

    On The Forecheck "(Please see below for updated statements from Ribeiro's attorney, as well as the Predators) Court documents filed Thursday in the sexual assault case against Mike Ribeiro introduce vivid detail about the crimes the Nashville Predators center is accused of committing against his former..." June 20

  • Agent: Re-signing with Predators priority for Ribeiro

    Tennessean "Signing veteran forward Mike Ribeiro last summer turned out to be a shrewd investment for Predators general manager David Poile. Playing on a one-year contract worth $1.05 million after being bought out by the Coyotes, Ribeiro shined as Nashville's first-line center, finishing the season as the..." June 03

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    Adam Vingan @AdamVingan

    Just spoke to Mike Ribeiro's agent, Don Meehan. Priority is make something work in NSH, but "we would want something longer than one year."

  • Fisher, Ribeiro express desire to remain with Preds

    Pro Hockey Talk "With as many as 12 contracts expiring in July, Nashville Predators GM David Poile has a number of decisions to make this summer. Among those set to become unrestricted free agents are forwards Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro. According to reports in February, contract talks with both players..." April 28

  • Should the NHL suspend Mike Ribeiro over assault lawsuit?

    On The Forecheck "TMZ and the Nashville Predators, that's an unfamiliar pairing, isn't it? That's why, when last week I saw a TMZ headline reading "NHL's Mike Ribeiro Sued -- Allegedly Assaults Nanny ... Calls BS On Accuser", I not only read the piece but shared it on Twitter. After all, even as repulsive as..." March 17

  • Report: Preds begin extension talks with Fisher, Ribeiro

    Pro Hockey Talk "In the midst of a surprising and dominant season, Nashville has started talking new deal with two of its biggest catalysts. Veteran centers Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro — both slated to be UFAs on July 1 — have entered into the early phase of extension negotiations, per ESPN. Fisher, 34, is..." February 05

  • Will anyone take a chance on now-suspect center Mike Ribeiro?

    CBS Sports "Imagine you are an NHL general manager. You've got some money to spend and you need a top-six center. You already missed out on Paul Stastny, Brad Richards and Mikhail Grabovski, but there's still that hole that needs to be filled and it's a rather important one. Now imagine that there is a..." July 08

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    As @DarrenDreger predicted earlier, @ArizonaCoyotes announce they're buying out Mike Ribeiro

  • Coyotes' Mike Ribeiro says he failed to find 'groove'

    Arizona Republic "It almost seems comical that after years of embracing the journeymen, the grinders and the lunch-pail workers, the Coyotes finally roped a prized free agent with an impressive offensive track record ... and he fizzled. Mike Ribeiro's output in Year 1 wasn't only a disappointment in light of his..." May 01

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    Craig Morgan @cmorganfoxaz

    #Coyotes coach Dave Tippett sounds optimistic C Mike Ribeiro will play tonight in St. Louis. Will wait until warm-ups for certainty.

  • Coyotes’ Ribeiro, Boedker power 6-2 rout of Oilers

    Arizona Republic "It never hurts starting a road trip against the league’s worst home team. Mike Ribeiro and Mikkel Boedker each had a goal and two assists as the Phoenix Coyotes began a four-game swing with a 6-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Radim Vrbata, Shane Doan, Keith Yandle and..." December 04

  • Mike Ribeiro takes care of business as Coyotes roll over Flames 4-2

    Arizona Republic "It was a rather tame performance compared to the excitement three nights before. No electrifying comeback. No outpouring of offense. No goal from goaltender Mike Smith. But just like Saturday’s win against the Detroit Red Wings center Mike Ribeiro chipped in a pair of goals and that..." October 23

  • Ribeiro 'surprised' Caps did not re-sign him

    CSN Washington "From the time the Capitals acquired him from the Dallas Stars at the 2012 NHL draft, Mike Ribeiro made it clear he wanted to make Washington his home for the long term. He found a house in McLean, Va., enrolled his three children in school and helped coach his two sons’ hockey teams during the..." July 06

  • Ribeiro, Hendricks bid adieu to Capitals

    Washington Post "The first day of NHL free agency came and went Friday without so much as a depth signing by the Washington Capitals, who continue to have a quiet offseason after failing to advance past the second round of the playoffs for a sixth straight season. General Manager George McPhee makes his dislike..." July 06

  • Coyotes sign Mike Ribeiro to four-year contract

    Arizona Republic "This is exactly how it was supposed to be. Once the Coyotes were released from the league’s custody and operating under outside ownership, they would be able to lure and sign big-name free agents. Not only were the Coyotes one of the more active teams when free agency opened Friday, securing..." July 06

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Ribeiro's four year deal in PHX has an AAV of $5.5M. Partial NMC/NTC.

  • Mike Ribeiro’s wife ‘pissed beyond belief’ over Capitals’ decision not to sign him

    Yahoo! Sports "The Washington Capitals have decided that Mike Ribeiro will not get the contract extension he’s seeking, making the veteran center an unrestricted free agent beginning on Friday, July 5. He was reportedly seeking a 5-year deal; the Capitals weren’t going to go that long, even after Ribeiro was..." July 02

  • Why the Caps don't have room for Ribeiro

    CSN Washington "With one month to go before the start of NHL free agency, Mike Ribeiro appears to be no closer to remaining a Washington Capital as he was at the end of the season. And if you take a look at our salary chart below, you’ll see why. In an email sent to CSNWashington.com on Tuesday Riberio’s..." June 05

  • Value of Alzner could determine Ribeiro's future

    CSN Washington "Before the Capitals can even consider re-signing unrestricted free agents Mike Ribeiro or Matt Hendricks this summer, they will first need to establish a price tag for what should be their No. 1 priority of the offseason: re-signing defenseman Karl Alzner. Having developed into one of the NHL’s..." May 25

  • Capitals 2, Rangers 1: Mike Ribeiro wins Game 5 in overtime

    Washington Post "The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers couldn’t keep their frenetic pace in overtime Friday night — something had to give. The two teams traded heavy hits, end-to-end rushes and plenty of scoring chances through the first nine minutes of overtime. It was just a matter of which team would..." May 11

  • Caps' Mike Ribeiro sticks around beyond deadline

    Washington Times "Mike Ribeiro isn’t sure what the future brings. But for now he knows he’s with the Washington Capitals, and that won’t change for the rest of this season. “I think we have a good thing going here: Close to our division, close to making the playoffs,” Ribeiro said. Ribeiro did not sign a contract..." April 03

  • Mike Ribeiro contract situation leaves Washington Capitals with big decisions leading up to NHL trade deadline

    Washington Post "Mike Ribeiro and Alex Ovechkin had skated together on the Washington Capitals’ top line for more than a month when the star winger and franchise centerpiece offered his initial impressions of the veteran center. “He’s a great guy,” Ovechkin said on March 8. “I hope we’re gonna sign him for next..." March 26

  • Mike Ribeiro seeking long-term deal in next contract

    Washington Post "With nine days remaining before the NHL trade deadline, no question looms larger for the Washington Capitals’ top brass than how to proceed with Mike Ribeiro. Ribeiro, 33, is Washington’s leading scorer with 34 points (10 goals, 24 assists) and has filled what was a crucial need on the roster for..." March 25

  • Theodore to Ribeiro: 'He told me I'd like it here'

    CSN Washington "Capitals center Mike Ribeiro and Florida Panthers goaltender Jose Theodore spent parts of six seasons together with the Montreal Canadiens. They share the same agent and for at least a few years in Montreal, they shared the same hotel rooms. Although Theodore is expected to back up Scott..." February 12