Predators’ Ribeiro criticizes officials after OT loss

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Mike Ribeiro wasn’t happy with the officiating for the Canadiens-Predators game in Montreal on Tuesday, and he let people know about it.

The Habs, thanks to a goal from P.K. Subban, scored on a power play with 52 seconds remaining in overtime to defeat Nashville by a final score of 2-1. In fact, both of Montreal’s goals came with the man advantage.

Ribeiro, who scored the game’s first goal, criticized the referees when it was all over.

“I think it was a game we should have won. I think we were robbed by the refs,” he said, as per Heather Engel of Sports Xchange and CP Radio.

“It’s sad that a good game like that is decided by bad calls from the refs,” he added to Mitch Gallo of TSN 690.

Habs goalie Carey Price, back after missing Saturday’s game due to an upper body injury, was solid in his return to the crease, making 36 saves for his 24th victory of the season, putting him fourth among NHL goalies in that category.