ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Monday the club has signed forward Ryan Reaves to a one-year, two-way contract.
Reaves, 24, made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut on October 11 vs. Anaheim and played in 28 games overall with the Blues last season tallying four points including two goals and two assists to go along with 78 penalty minutes.
The 6’1”, 225-pound forward also dressed in 50 games for the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen, recording 10 points (four goals, six assists) while leading the club with 146 penalty minutes.
Overall, Reaves has compiled 45 points (20 goals, 25 assists) and 489 penalty minutes in 246 games over the past four seasons with Peoria.
The Winnipeg, Manitoba native was originally drafted by the Blues in the fifth round, 156th overall, of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.