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04-14-2004, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by DEBASER
i think ribiero cemented his spot in the montreal lineup with his performance in the playoffs. a big concern was whether or not he could compete against bigger, physical teams, and he has done just that - playing hard, gritty hockey, even getting in the ears of the bruins players.

imo Ribiero played with a lot of grit and flair these playoffs, and if we lose, i think he'll be hungry to get back in and do some damage next year.
i agree with you. Sometimes you have to accept growing pains. I think that I was pretty wrong in my assessment of Ribeiro as far as his willingness to do what it takes to improve. He has a bit of growing up to do still, but look at him compare dto a year ago.

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