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Position: Defence
Shoots: Right
Height: 6’3"
Weight: 201 lbs
Birth Date: 09/13/1974
Birth Place: North Bay, Canada
Acquired: NHL Entry Draft
Draft Team & Year: Montréal Canadiens in 1992
Draft Round: 3rd
Overall Choice: 68th
Salary: $2.470.000

Scouting Report

Strengths: A vocal leader on and off the ice, one of the team’s better defenders
in his own end.
Weaknesses: Limited offensive abilities, often tends to shy away from physical
contact despite his size.
Projected Role: 1st pairing defenceman


Rivet is the longest serving member of the Canadiens organization. He is a strong presence
in his own end, but has limited offensive abilities. Despite his size, he is not the most
dominating presence physically, but he’ll drop the gloves and will go to battle for his
teammates. The pressure is on him to live up to a 4 year, $12 M contract signed in the off
season of 2003.