Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired forward Ryan Reaves from the New York Rangers in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2025 NHL Draft.
Reaves, 35 (1/20/87), has recorded 12 penalty minutes (PIM) and 44 hits in 12 games with the Rangers this season. He tallied 13 points (5-8=13), 43 PIM and ranked third in the NHL with 279 hits in 69 games with New York last season. Reaves also appeared in 18 Stanley Cup Playoff games for the Rangers last season. The 6-foot-2, 225-pound native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, has collected 114 points (54-60=114), 992 PIM and 2,645 hits in 767 NHL games in 13 seasons with St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Vegas and the New York Rangers. Since entering the NHL in 2010-11, Reaves ranks third among active players in hits and sixth in PIM. He has also recorded eight points (3-5=8), 100 PIM and 415 hits in 102 career Stanley Cup Playoff games.
Reaves was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the fifth round of the 2005 NHL Draft.
(info courtesy of Wild)