With the trade deadline coming roughly a month and a half from now, the Capitals' general manager spoke with reporters about his views on the team's current needs.
The big winger is coming from the NHL's first-place team to one that is on the outside of the playoff picture.
Washington sends Michal Neuvirth to Buffalo.
Follow along with all the moves as the deadline approaches.
After a turbulent 11 months, the Capitals have sent disgruntled forward Martin Erat to Phoenix.
Caps add a top-six left wing the day before the trade deadline.
“I’m getting older, and I don’t have seven, eight years to wait for another chance," Erat said.
Ribeiro doesn't think he'll be traded or sign a contract extension today.
Updates on the Caps and moves around the league as the 3 p.m. trade deadline approaches.
The NHL's trade deadline is Wednesday at 3 p.m. but league executives were busy acquiring players on Tuesday. Here's a running list of the moves.