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Mike Ribeiro
NUMBER: 63 BIRTHDATE: February 10, 1980  (AGE 35)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 177 DRAFTED: MTL / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (45th overall)
-Recorded a career-high five points (1g-4a) on Long Island on Oct. 28, 2008, the four assists in a single-game tied his career high in the category. -Is fourth on the team in power-play points (11). -Leads Nashville forwards in average time on ice (18:45). -Tallied the 700th point of his NHL career with a goal Feb. 7 against the Rangers. -His 40 assists leads the Preds and is tied for ninth overall in the League. -Tied for the Preds lead in points (12g-40a-52pts). -His 52 points this season are the most he has tallied since 2011-12 in Dallas (18g-45a-63pts, 74gp). -Played in his 900th career NHL game on Dec. 29 in Chicago. -Has played the eighth-most games of any forward since the start of the 2003-04 season.
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1998) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1999) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1999) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008) Signed as a free agent by Espoo (Finland), January 17, 2005. Traded to Dallas by Montreal with Montreal's 6th round choice (Matthew Tassone) in 2008 Entry Draft for Janne Niinimaa and Dallas' 5th round choice (Andrew Conboy) in 2007 Entry Draft, September 30, 2006. Traded to Washington by Dallas for Cody Eakin and Boston's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Dallas selected Mike Winther) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 22, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 5, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 15, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury