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Mike Ribeiro | Center | #63

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (36) / 2/10/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 179
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 2 (45) / MON
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Mike Ribeiro was scratched in Game 3 against San Jose as a coach's decision.
Coach Peter Laviolette said it was just "a lineup decision I made" and he wouldn't speak more about the matter. Ribeiro has one assist and a minus-3 rating in nine postseason matches. He has also won just 35 percent of his faceoffs. The Predators won Tuesday 4-1, so Ribeiro could be back in the press box for Game 4 on Thursday night. May 4 - 10:41 AM

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Coach Peter Laviolette has made Mike Ribeiro a healthy scratch for Tuesday's Game 3 against San Jose.

Surprising turn of events, to say the least. Ribeiro has just one point and little else through the first nine games of the postseason, but the veteran ranked second on the team in assists (43) and fifth in points (50) during the regular season.
May 3 - 8:59 PM

Mike Ribeiro is not on the ice for warm-ups for Tuesday's Game 3 against San Jose, indicating that he will not play.

Ribeiro has just one point and little else to his credit through the first nine games of the postseason, but that doesn't mean Nashville will be better off without their 50-point man.
May 3 - 8:41 PM

The Nashville Predators haven't had a ton of success when facing elimination in Game 6.

The Preds have found themselves down 3-2 in a series on five different occasions and each time, they went on to lose Game 6. "If you’re down 3-2, everyone can do something better," said Mike Riberio. "Just stay focused, create more offense, but 5-on-5, be better defensively and wait for your chance and wait for special teams."
Apr 25 - 6:38 PM

Mike Ribeiro has had a first round series to forget.

Not only has Ribeiro taking a few horrible penalties throughout the series, but his production has also been non-existent. The 36-year-old's assist in Game 5 was his first point of the 2016 postseason. He's also struggled in the face-off circle, winning only 29.7 percent of his draws. If the Predators hope to force a Game 7, they'll need Ribeiro to step up his play. Game 6 goes Monday night in Nashville.
Apr 24 - 9:33 AM

Mike Ribeiro hasn't registered a point after three playoff games versus Anaheim.

He has also lost 21 of the 29 draws he has taken, but he has never been very strong on faceoffs in his career. Ribeiro was cold down the stretch as well with no goals and three assists in the last 14 regular-season games of the year.
Apr 20 - 2:33 PM

Mike Ribeiro will not dress for the Predators' season finale against Dallas.

He, along with Shea Weber, Roma Josi, Mike Fisher and Pekka Rinne will sit in the press box as the Preds rest a number of their key players for the post season. This does nothing for their respective fantasy owners, however.
Apr 9 - 12:17 PM

Mike Ribeiro picked up 10 PIMs against one of his old clubs, the Washington Capitals.

Ribeiro's emotions took over late in the game. With the Caps already up 4-1, which was the final, Ribeiro took a misconduct penalty which ejected him from the game. He's now up to 62 PIMs on the season.
Mar 18 - 11:16 PM

Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-4 loss to New Jersey.

His seventh goal of the season came on a first-period power play and his assist came late in the contest on a marker by Filip Forsberg. It was his first goal since Jan. 27, but Ribeiro has been productive lately with seven points in the last five games.
Mar 4 - 10:20 AM

Mike Ribeiro picked up two assists in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Florida Panthers.

He helped set up power play goals by James Neal and Shea Weber in the second and third periods. The 36-year-old has at least one point in for of his last five games. He has six goals and 36 points in 56 games in 2015-16.
Feb 14 - 11:59 AM

Mike Ribeiro was honored on Tuesday for playing in his 1,000th career NHL game.

He accomplished the milestone on Saturday when he picked up two assists in a 6-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks. Ribeiro was held off the scoresheet in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Washington.
Feb 10 - 1:31 PM

Mike Ribeiro is just two games away from 1,000 in his NHL career.

He is projected to suit up in his 999th match on Thursday versus Philadelphia. "Yeah, I guess that's a lot of games," said the 36-year-old center. "I don't think — other than my parents, maybe a coach or two and maybe my agent — that there were very many people at all who thought I would play that many games." His production has dropped this year compared to 2014-15, but he still ranks third on the Predators with 30 points in 51 games.
Feb 4 - 9:25 AM

Mike Ribeiro is projected to play with Ryan Johansen and James Neal on Tuesday night.

He occupied the left wing slot on the top line during Saturday's contest against Edmonton. Ribeiro picked up an assist on a power-play goal by Johansen versus Winnipeg last Thursday.
Jan 26 - 5:54 PM

Mike Ribeiro scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Ribeiro's goal at the 13:36 mark of the second period cut Chicago's lead to 3-1. He also assisted on Filip Forsberg's power play goal in the third frame. Ribeiro has five goals and 28 points in 43 games this season.
Jan 12 - 11:44 PM

Mike Ribeiro assisted three times during the Nashville Predators' 5-3 win over the visiting New York Rangers Monday night.

Ribeiro has been hot and is on a four-game point streak. He now has 20 assists to go along with his four goals. Interestingly, he had no shots on net against the Rangers. His assists Monday came on goals by James Neal, Craig Smith (eighth) and Ryan Ellis (fourth). Neal scored another goal in the game to give him 15 on the season. Filip Forsberg extended his point streak to five games when he opened the scoring with his 10th goal of the season on a Nashville power play at 18:56 of the first period. Offensive-minded defenseman Roman Josi assisted on Forsberg's goal and on Smith's, bringing his assist total on the season to 19. Josi also fired a team-high six shots on net against the Rangers.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 10:40:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Ribeiro
3Mike Fisher
4Paul Gaustad
5Cody Bass
6Calle Jarnkrok
7Colton Sissons
LW1Colin Wilson
2Gabriel Bourque
3Eric Nystrom
4Kevin Fiala
5Austin Watson
6Miikka Salomaki
7Pontus Aberg
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Viktor Arvidsson
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Barret Jackman
6Petter Granberg
7Anthony Bitetto
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton
3Marek Mazanec