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Stars Acquire Mike Ribeiro

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September 30, 2006

DALLAS STARS ACQUIRE CENTER MIKE RIBEIRO FROM MONTREAL
IN EXCHANGE FOR DEFENSEMAN JANNE NIINIMAA
Dallas Also Gets 6th Round Pick in 2008 for
5th Round Selection in 2007

FRISCO, Tex. -- Dallas Stars General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today that the club has acquired center Mike Ribeiro (rih-bee-AIR-roh) and a sixth round pick in 2008 from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Janne Niinimaa and a fifth round selection in 2007.

"Mike is a skilled playmaker that will provide offense to our group both five-on-five and on the power play," said Armstrong. "We are glad to have him in Dallas as we head into regular season play next week."

Ribeiro, 26, appeared in 79 games with Montreal last season, recording 16 goals and 35 assists for 51 points with 36 penalty minutes. Among team leaders, he ranked third in power play goals (8), fourth in assists and fourth in points. He also played in all six playoff games with the Canadiens last year, collecting two assists.

The 6-0, 175-pound center registered his best offensive NHL season with Montreal in 2003-04 when he notched 20 goals and 45 assists for 65 points with a +15 rating in 81 games. During the '03-04 season, Ribeiro led Montreal in points, assists, was second in game-winning goals (5), tied for second in plus/minus and in power play goals (7), and was third in goals. In 11 post-season outings with Montreal in 2004, he tallied two goals and one assist for three points with 18 penalty minutes.

Montreal's second round draft selection (45th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, Ribeiro has appeared in 276 career NHL games and collected 50 goals and 103 assists for 153 points with 21 power play goals and 92 penalty minutes. The Montreal, Quebec native played in the 2001-02 NHL YoungStars game during the NHL All-Star Weekend, registering four points (1-3-4).

During two seasons (1997 - 1999) in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Ribeiro registered 107 goals and 185 assists for 292 points in 136 games. He led the league in '97-98 in assists (85) and in '98-99 in goals (67), assists (100) and points (167).

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 63 39 17 7 186 176 85
3 STL 61 39 18 4 190 152 82
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 63 31 20 12 174 170 74
6 VAN 61 35 23 3 174 162 73
7 MIN 61 32 22 7 173 160 71
8 LAK 61 29 20 12 164 157 70
9 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
10 SJS 62 30 24 8 173 177 68
11 COL 62 27 24 11 166 179 65
12 DAL 62 27 25 10 195 207 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 62 18 34 10 142 206 46

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 62 23 37 -1 60
T. Seguin 55 29 30 0 59
J. Spezza 62 15 37 -3 52
E. Cole 57 18 15 4 33
T. Daley 59 16 16 -9 32
J. Klingberg 48 10 22 2 32
C. Eakin 59 14 14 -2 28
A. Hemsky 56 9 17 -7 26
A. Goligoski 62 2 24 2 26
A. Roussel 60 12 11 -11 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 25 13 10 .905 2.97
J. Enroth 13 24 2 .900 3.31
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