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MIKE RIBEIRO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Zone Starts and Mike Ribeiro’s Buyout

The Phoenix Coyotes bought out Mike Ribeiro's contract this summer.  He had signed a four year contract with a $5.5 million cap hit the year before.  Since this contract was signed after the most recent CBA was signed it is not a compliance buyout and will count against the Arizona Coyotes salary cap into the future.  The reason given for the buyout is that Ribeiro had off...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ribeiro A Nashville Predator

It is official, Mike Riberio is now a Nashville Predator. Predator’s General Manager David Poile introduced former Phoenix Coyotes Mike Ribeiro to the media on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The post Mike Ribeiro A Nashville Predator appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ribeiro holds no grudges with Coyotes

The Mike Ribeiro experiment lasted all of one season before behavioral issues led the Coyotes to buy him out just before the NHL Draft in June.  But he didn't appear to hold any grudges after signing a one-year, $1.05 million contract with the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, despite some blunt comments from Coyotes general manager Don Maloney upon Ribeiro's Valley exit....
Via Fox Sports Arizona
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Ribeiro to Nashville

Mike Ribeiro was expected to and did make an announcement today on where he would sign this season upcoming. This comes just a few weeks after being bought out after the 1st year of a 4 year contract and essentially trashed by Arizona Coyotes GM Don Maloney, saying he had behavioral issues that were detrimental to the team and could not be tolerated further. Well, Ribeiro has...
Via Save By Richter
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why signing troubled but talented center Ribeiro is a great idea for Preds

If proof was ever needed that the Nashville Predators are focusing on the forward position, look no further than today. In an off-season where they’ve already added sniper James Neal and veteran center Olli Jokinen, General Manager David Poile and the Predators signed another offensive weapon this morning. Former All-Star Mike Ribeiro, fresh off of a disappointing season with...
Via Section 303
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators sign forward Mike Ribeiro to one-year deal

The Nashville Predators have found another bargain deal and signed veteran center Mike Ribeiro to a one-year, $1.05 million deal for the upcoming season. Ribeiro was most recently bought out by the Arizona Coyotes, seeing the remaining three years of his contract bought out. While there have been rumors of behavioral issues surrounding Ribeiro in his most recent outing with the Coyotes...
Via The Predatorial
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes buy out Mike Ribeiro due to behavioral issues

The Phoenix Arizona Coyotes have bought out three remaining years on Mike Ribeiro’s contract. Ribeiro was owed $5.5 million in 2014-15, $6 million in 2015-16 and $6 million in 2016-17 with an average cap hit of $5.5 million a season. The Coyotes will now pay Ribeiro $1,944,444 through 2019-20 and will end up saving roughly $5.9 million on the contract. However, the team didn...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes buy out Ribeiro, citing behavioral problems

While trades, free agency and the NHL Draft were dominating hockey news on Friday, the Coyotes veered in a stunning direction when they initiated the process to buy out the remaining three years of center Mike Ribeiro's four-year, $22 million deal. According to capgeek.com, the buyout will cost the Coyotes approximately $1.94 million for six years, but it's unclear if other...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Coyotes: Five free agents to target

Aside from the draft, the NHL free agency is the best way to build a team. After missing the playoffs, the Phoenix Coyotes are in desperate need of a good offseason, and could use a couple wins in free agency. Never one for huge risks, general manager Don Maloney will likely stay away from the Paul Stastny’s and Thomas Vanek’s of free agency. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t...
Via isportsweb.com
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
'PISSED BEYOND BELIEF'

Ribeiro's wife blasts Caps on Twitter

Mike Ribeiro's wife Tamara took to Twitter to blast the Washington Capitals for for not attempting to re-sign the veteran after a productive season.

Via Larry Brown Sports
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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