Thread: Player Discussion: Mike Ribeiro
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03-21-2013, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by txpd View Post
carlson? you mean the guy that a quick impact, then sucked wind, then showed up for the playoffs, then sucked wind and played a major part in the mess the caps are in now? not really a good example.

btw...if ribeiro doesnt want to sign, then trade him. thats easy

He was very good in EVERY playoff series sans the Tampa series where everyone not named Johansson/Chimera sucked.

In his 2nd playoff game did he not score a crucial goal with less than 2 minutes left to tie it? I thought he was a +4 that series too tho I could be wrong about that.

He was a beast last year vs Boston and NY.

Again..he is a dman.

Backstrom was a #5 overall and in his 2nd year after being drafted made a huge impact and became a #1 center.

Don't act like its unrealistic another poster said...why not trade him and if we REALLY want him then go after him as a UFA?

He's likely wanting to test the market out anyhow...

Originally Posted by HSHS View Post
You know what you have in Ribs. It took how long to get a 2C? We have a concussion in waiting for the 1C. We have cheap, talented wingers coming in. They need talented C's to distribute puck and power guys on their wings.

Get rid of Green and Laich. Inquire on Malone/Hartnell if cap casualies or similar players in UFA.
Not having those guys for the majority of this year is a big reason why we are in tank mode now...Malone and Hartnell have both been injured this year and will get fresh new contracts as UFAs so youre not exactly going to be saving a ton of money if you do that

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