Found July 05, 2013 on The Hockey House:
The Phoenix Coyotes made the biggest splash of the day to this point, signing Mike Ribeiro to a four-year contract worth $22 million, carrying a cap hit of $5.5 million. The left-handed shooting centre from Montreal, Quebec is listed at 6’0″, 177 lbs and turned 33 years old back in February. He is a 13-year NHL veteran who was a [...]

Source: Coyotes sign Ribeiro to 4-year deal

A person familiar with negotiations has confirmed the Phoenix Coyotes have agreed to sign free-agent forward Mike Ribeiro to a four-year, $22 million contract. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Friday because the team has not announced the deal. first reported the agreement earlier in the day. Ribeiro was one of the top players available once the league...

Coyotes get long-coveted center with Ribeiro signing

Jeremy Roenick fans may disagree, but you can make the argument that the Coyotes have lacked an elite, play-making center ever since they arrived in the Valley in 1996. That changed on Friday. Less than an hour after the free agency period opened, the Coyotes agreed to terms with free-agent center Mike Ribeiro on a four-year deal worth 22 million (average of 5.5 million). Ribeiro...

Ribeiro signs four-year deal with Phoenix

After one season away, Mike Ribeiro is headed back to the Western Conference. He spent last season with the Washington Capitals after being traded by the Dallas Stars, the team he’d spent the previous six NHL seasons with. And now, he’s headed West again,  having signed a four-year deal worth a reported $22M, according to ESPN. Phoenix has been looking to improve an offense...

Mike Ribeiro Headed To Phoenix

“@DarrenDreger: Ribeiro to Phx is done.” — Stéphanie (@StephBourgie) July 5, 2013 added 12:43pm, 4 year / 22 M$ for Mike Ribeiro with Coyotes. #JA2013 — Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) July 5, 2013 Ribeiro's salary by year with PHX: $4.5M, $5.5M, $6M and $6M. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013

Coyotes approaching free agency with caution

If you were expecting the Coyotes to come out of the gates swinging when free agency officially opened at 9 a.m. Arizona time on Friday, you might be disappointed. Its not that general manager Don Maloney expected no moves. Some were coming. And its not he has been told to hide the wallet by new owners George Gosbee, Anthony LeBlanc, and the rest of their investors. There were just...

Free Agent Targets: Mike Ribeiro

Why the Predators should or shouldn’t pursue Mike Ribeiro this summer...

Bruins Sign Chad Johnson, Nick Johnson and Matt Moore To Deals by   Steven Ellis

The Boston Bruins have signed goaltender Chad Johnson, forward Nick Johnson and Matt Moore to one year deals. Chad Johnson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins 125th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. During his senior year, he was the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Player of the Year, as well as a Hobey Baker Award finalist. At the beginning of the lockout...

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Stephen Weiss, Mike Ribeiro and Matt Cullen Drawing Early Interest

The NHL free agency period doesn’t officially open until July 5, but the Detroit Red Wings spent the better part of Wednesday getting their ducks in a row prior to the expected feeding frenzy. Mlive’s Ansar Khan reports the team has put feelers out for plenty of free agent centers, such as Florida’s Stephen Weiss, Washington’s Mike Ribeiro and Minnesota’s Matt Cullen. Detroit...

Coyotes Keep Summers by   Jack Weber

The Phoenix Coyotes’ busy day continued, as they re-signed defenseman Chris Summers to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed. Summers was a first-round pick of the Coyotes back in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, 29th overall. However, despite being a first rounder seven years ago, the left-handed shooting native of Ann Arbor, Michigan [...]

Coyotes make splash on first day of free agency

So, this is what it is like to have stable ownership? The Phoenix Coyotes, who were known more for their bargain shopping the past few years rather than big-time offers, got off to a strong start in the first day of free agency on Friday, signing four players and by all accounts, they don’t look like they are done yet. 

Edmonton Signings

Boyd Gordon has a three-year deal with EDM and Jason LaBarbera to EDM with a one year deal. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013

Coyotes Re-Sign Korpikoski by   Jack Weber

Right before the market opened to everyone, the Phoenix Coyotes kept one of their own players off of it, signing Lauri Korpikoski to a four-year contract worth $10 million, carrying a cap hit of $2.5 million. A first-round pick of the New York Rangers in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft (19th overall), the 27-year-old native of Turku, Finland is a [...]

Seattle’s NHL dreams squashed by Phoenix Coyotes

Similar Feeling Tuesday could have been a great day for hockey lovers in the state of Washington and, in particular, in the city of Seattle. For, though there still would have been a long process involved, the thought in the morning was that the Phoenix Coyotes would not remain in Glendale for the years to come. Excited about the potential to travel downtown and check out a Seattle...

Ference, Gordon, Labarbera, Joensuu Sign With Oilers by   Steven Ellis

The Oilers have agreed to terms with centre Boyd Gordon on a three-year deal, goaltender Jason Labarbera on a one-year deal, forward Jesse Joensuu on a two-year deal and defenceman Andrew Ference to a four-year deal. In 760 career NHL games with Boston, Calgary and Pittsburgh Ference has 37 goals, 156 assists for 193 points plus 645 penalty minutes. In 486 career NHL [...]
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