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Vegas Golden Knights Sign Forward Ryan Reaves

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (July 1, 2018) -  Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, July 1, that the team has signed forward Ryan Reaves.

Reaves, 31, scored the game-winning goal in Game Five of the Western Conference Final to extinguish the Winnipeg Jets. He totaled two goals in 10 postseason games. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native was acquired by Vegas in a trade with Pittsburgh on Feb. 26 last season. As a Golden Knight, he collected two assists in 21 regular season games to go with his four goals and four assists in 58 games with the Penguins. Reaves has recorded 61 points (31 G, 30 A) in 498 career games during his eight years in the NHL.

Ryan Reaves , Forward
Country: Canada
Birthplace: Winnipeg, MB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 225 lbs.
Age: 31
Draft: Selected by the St. Louis Blues in the fifth round (156th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Shoots: Right

Notes:

  • Posted two assists and 10 penalty minutes in 21 games for Vegas in 2017-18.
  • Set a postseason career-high with two goals in 10 playoff games en route to the Stanley Cup Final in 2018.
  • Totaled eight points (4G, 4A) with the Pittsburgh Penguins before being acquired by Vegas on Feb. 26.
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