According to Adam Vingan of The Tennesseean, Mike Ribeiro has been placed on waivers by the Nashville Predators.
During last night¡¯s 2-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers, rumors were circulating that the 36-year-old center had asked for a trade out of Nashville.
As for which teams have the first shot at claiming Ribeiro on waivers:
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Ribeiro has four goals and 21 helpers in 46 games this season.
It will be interesting to see if a team claims Ribeiro off of waivers and we will of course keep you posted on that front when the news is announced tomorrow afternoon.
Ribeiro carries a $3.5 million cap-hit and is set to be an unrestricted free-agent following the year.
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Still, New York (22-33) isn¡¯t completely out of the playoff picture. The Eastern Conference is top-heavy, and the Knicks, though 11 games below .500, are just 3.5 games behind the Detroit Pistons for the eighth seed in the conference.
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