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Reaves dresses as Golden Knight for prank, really frightens Schmidt

Vegas forward gets teammates by posing as new statue in locker room

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

Ryan Reaves is good at two things: playing hockey and scaring the bejesus out of his teammates.

The Vegas Golden Knights forward has a well-earned reputation as a locker room prankster and he was up to more shenanigans this week.

Reaves dressed as an actual Golden Knight, complete with armor and helmet, and posed as a locker room decoration before leaping out in front of unsuspecting teammates.

Tweet from @GoldenKnights: when you hide Ryan Reavesand you hide a camerayou get this 😂 pic.twitter.com/ORS6608t2M

Reaves startled forwards Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Jonathan Marchessault, William Karlsson, Cody Eakin, Tomas Nosek and defenseman Colin Miller. Miller, to his credit, seemed to notice the out-of-place "statue" but was still frightened.

Big props to forward Brandon Pirri, who actually surprised Reaves by not even flinching.

But make sure you watch until the end to see how he really, really got defenseman Nate Schmidt, who may never set foot in the place again after the prank.

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