• He led his team in defensemen scoring with 43 points (13-30--43) in 2010-11 and helped Shattuck St. Mary’s capture the Under-18 Tier I National Championship by defeating Mid Fairfield Blues 3-1 in the final.
• Shattuck St. Mary’s has produced 40 NHL draft selections since Joe Corvo was drafted 83rd overall in 1995 – the list of alumni includes Stanley Cup champions Chicago’s Jonathan Toews and Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby.
• Reilly credits both his brothers and his father for having the biggest influence on his career – “my dad has always coached me and my brothers make me better”. His father, Mike, played at Colorado College and was drafted 140th overall in 1977 by the Montreal Canadiens. His older brothers, twins Ryan and Conner, play in the USHL for the Sioux Fall Stampede.
• All three brothers are committed to play for the University of Minnesota.
• His hidden talent is golf and if he could have dinner with any three people he would choose former NHLer Wayne Gretzky, PGA star Phil Mickelson and good friend, Chicago defenseman Nick Leddy.
NHL team: Chicago Blackhawks NHL player: Alex Goligoski and Mike Green Shootout move: “Forehand, backhand, top shelf” Goal celebration: “On one knee fist pump” Video game: NHL 11 Movie: Miracle TV show: Friday Night Lights Actor: Adam Sandler Website: NHL.com Pump-up song: “This afternoon” by Nickelback Sport (other than hockey): Golf Superhero: Superman