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Mike Ribeiro | Center

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (34) / 2/10/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 177
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Mike Ribeiro collected a single game career high 22 penalty minutes on Friday night against Colorado.
Down by two goals, Ribeiro blew a gasket as he took an Unsportsmanlike Conduct minor (two minutes), Game Misconduct (10 minutes), and Misconduct (10 minutes) penalty all at 6:33 of the third period. He now has 36 PIMs this season, which ranks fourth on the team, just three behind a trio of co-leaders. Ribeiro also leads the team in points with 43 to go along with his 10 goals. Jan 31 - 12:24 AM

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Mike Ribeiro dished out three assists in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over Colorado.

He leads the Predators with 32 assists and 42 points in 46 games this season. Ribeiro has produced six multi-assist contests this year and four of them have come in his past 10 outings.
Jan 28 - 11:26 AM

Mike Ribeiro scored the only Nashville goal in Tuesday's 2-1 loss against his former team, as the Predators dropped an overtime result against the Canadiens.

Ribeiro deflected a Seth Jones shot in the second period to give his team an early lead, but it didn't hold up against a resilient Montreal squad. Filip Forsberg also drew a helper on the tally.
Jan 20 - 11:28 PM

Coach Peter Laviolette praised what Mike Ribeiro has brought to the table this year in Nashville.

"Mike Ribeiro has been excellent this year," Laviolette said. "He's been an excellent addition to our team, terrific in the locker room, terrific on ice play and really good for us." Ribeiro leads the Predators with 29 helpers and he sits second on the team in scoring with 38 points in 44 games.
Jan 20 - 4:45 PM

Mike Ribeiro collected three assists in Sunday’s 4-3 shootout loss to Anaheim.

Two of Ribeiro’s three assists came with the Predators on the man advantage. After a tough season on and off the ice with Arizona last year, the 34-year-old has rebounded nicely in 2014-15. Ribeiro has 18 points in his last 16 games, and has an overall stat line of nine goals and 35 points in 38 games. Mattias Ekholm, Seth Jones and Craig Smith scored for Nashville.
Jan 4 - 10:52 PM

Mike Ribeiro registered a pair of assists in Saturday's 7-6 overtime win over Los Angeles on Saturday.

Ribeiro picked up an assist on Ryan Ellis' first period power play goal, and also added one on Roman Josi's overtime winning goal. The 34-year-old is having a solid season for the Preds. He has nine goals and 32 points in 37 games. He's on pace to surpass the 70-point mark for the first time since 2010-11, when he was a member of the Dallas Stars.
Jan 4 - 1:37 PM

Mike Ribeiro potted his ninth goal of the year in a 3-2 shootout win over Boston on Tuesday.

He has generated 26 points in 30 games with the Predators after posting 47 over 80 contests last year with the Coyotes.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 02:11:00 PM

Mike Ribeiro, who visited Phoenix for the first time since departing to Nashville as a free agent, took a shot at the Coyotes' fans.

Ribeiro and the rest of his Predators' teammates defeated the Coyotes 5-1 on Thursday in Arizona and the controversial pivot had the following to say about the experience: "Once again, not a lot of fans in the building so they didn't have a chance to boo me. They might have, but I didn't hear it." Ouch! Look for the Coyotes to be plenty motivated to shut Ribeiro up next time they face the Preds.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 02:02:00 PM

Mike Ribeiro pitched in a goal and two assists to help the Predators beat the Blues 4-3 on Thursday night.

Ribeiro has been a fairly consistent force all season long playing for the first time in Nashville, notching 22 points in his first 25 games as a Predator. He's on pace to easily eclipse the 47 points he managed with the Coyotes last season.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 11:19:00 PM

Mike Ribeiro scored the only Nashville goal in a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Hurricanes Tuesday night.

Ribeiro's seventh marker of the season came late in the third period and cut Carolina's lead to 2-1 at the time, but the Predators never got any closer. With 19 points in 24 games, he has enjoyed a nice resurgence in Music City. Roman Josi drew the lone assist on the goal.
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 09:57:00 PM

Mike Ribeiro found the score sheet in the Predators’ 2-1 win against the Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

Ribeiro is proving to be a great bargain signing for the Predators, earning just $1.05 million this year. The center has recorded six goals and 18 points in 23 games played this year, making him a very good play in fantasy leagues. Colin Wilson picked up the other marker. Roman Josi, Shea Weber, Craig Smith and Calle Jarnkrok got the helpers.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 10:52:00 PM

Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 victory versus Edmonton.

Ribeiro has fit in nicely this campaign with the revitalized Predators and he's been productive. He has four goals and 13 points in 15 games, but he still isn't shooting very much with just 18 credited shots on goal.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 02:42:00 PM

Mike Ribeiro has contributed an assist in each of his past four games.

He has 10 points in 12 games this campaign and he's the only player on the Predators with points in every road contest. Ribeiro has been a good pickup for Nashville and he's still available in plenty of Yahoo leagues.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014 10:26:00 AM

Mike Ribeiro generated a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over Arizona.

He stretched his point streak to four games with the two-point effort. Ribeiro has accounted for three goals and two assists during his scoring spree. It's early into the year, but so far he has fit in well with the Predators.
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 10:41:00 AM

Mike Ribeiro scored the game-winning goal in Nashville's 2-0 win over Winnipeg on Friday.

Ribeiro opened the scoring at 16:20 of the first period. Seth Jones and Anton Volchenkov picked up the assists on the goal. The Predators have yet to lose a game in regulation this season, they are now 3-0-1. James Neal scored the other goal for Nashville.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 11:05:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mike Ribeiro
2Olli Jokinen
3Calle Jarnkrok
4Paul Gaustad
5Mike Fisher
LW1Matt Cullen
2Colin Wilson
3Gabriel Bourque
RW1James Neal
2Craig Smith
3Filip Forsberg
4Eric Nystrom
5Taylor Beck
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Seth Jones
4Ryan Ellis
5Mattias Ekholm
6Anton Volchenkov
7Victor Bartley
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton
3Marek Mazanec