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Ryan Reaves | Winger

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/20/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 224
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Winnipeg-native Ryan Reaves scored the game-winning goal against the Jets on Sunday.
He got a standing ovation from his father, Willard, who was in attendance. "It was great to see him score against his home province," Willard Reaves said. "I jumped up and cheered and everybody was dead silent, looking at me. I just said, 'Hey, you guys score, you cheer. My boy scores, I cheer.'" It was his third goal of the season and his first since Oct. 30. Nov 24 - 1:18 PM

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Ryan Reaves (ankle) will return to the fold on Thursday.

He missed Tuesday's game with an ankle injury. Reaves has 45 hits and 11 penalty minutes in 14 games this season.
Nov 13 - 1:16 PM

Ryan Reaves is dealing with an ankle injury.

Reaves will miss Tuesday's game as a result. He has two goals and 11 penalty minutes in 14 contests.
Nov 11 - 12:27 PM

Ryan Reaves (upper body) was fine to play on Monday.

He left Saturday's contest with an upper-body ailment and then he skipped Sunday's practice. Reaves logged just 7:11 of ice time on Monday, but he fought Rangers defenseman Dylan McIlrath and he registered six hits.
Nov 4 - 1:40 AM

Ryan Reaves left Saturday night's 3-2 win over Colorado with an upper-body injury.

He did not practice on Sunday and will be re-evaluated later in the day. Reaves sustained the injury on a hit by the Avs' John Mitchell. If you were relying on Reaves for penalty minutes you may want to look elsewhere for at least next week's games.
Nov 2 - 1:46 PM

Ryan Reaves (illness) will be able to play on Tuesday.

Reaves didn't end up missing any playing time due to the disease. He has a goal in seven games this season.
Oct 28 - 3:01 PM

Ryan Reaves (illness) will travel with his teammates to Dallas after all.

It was originally thought he would stay behind because of an illness. We would still consider him questionable to play Tuesday night.
Oct 27 - 3:16 PM

Ryan Reaves (illness) didn't skate Monday.

He will not travel with the team to Dallas for Tuesday's contest. Consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Oct 27 - 2:04 PM

Ryan Reaves was rewarded with a four-year contract in January and he's continued to work hard on his game to make sure that he stays in the St. Louis lineup.

"I think you can always do more," he said of his summer training. "Since I've been with St. Louis permanently, I've tweaked a couple of things and really started to work on things that they want me to work on. And some things I want to work on, too. When you're on a team with as many good players as we have, you always want to be working on the next thing, just to make sure you have that spot on the team." He collected 126 penalty minutes and 211 hits in 63 games last season, while averaging 8:31 of ice time per contest.
Aug 29 - 10:01 AM

Blues' forward Ryan Reaves has agreed to a four-year, $4.5 million contract extension.

The tough guy has rounded out his game nicely this season and Blues' GM Doug Armstrong was pleased to tie him up until 2018. Reaves has registered only five points in 26 games but he does have fantasy value due to the 65 penalty minutes he has amassed.
Jan 11 - 1:56 PM

St. Louis forward Ryan Reaves had 9:01 of ice time in his first game back from a broken hand in a Thursday win against the Los Angeles Kings and had a team-high four hits.

"Really good," Blues coach Ken Hitchcock said. "I mean, that's the first time we've had energy from that line in a little while. It's a good sign."
Jan 4 - 10:57 AM

Ryan Reaves (hand) will return to the lineup Thursday against Los Angeles.

He hasn't played since suffering a broken hand on Nov. 23. Reaves, who has four points and 65 penalty minutes in 22 games, will skate on the Blues' fourth line.
Jan 2 - 1:48 PM

Ryan Reaves (hand) has resumed skating.

He hasn't been cleared to start taking shots yet, but that could come soon. Reaves suffered a broken hand in November and he's hoping to return by "the first week of January, maybe after that."
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 02:53:00 PM

Ryan Reaves (hand) is on the injured reserve list.

Reaves hasn't played since Nov. 23, so he can be activated at any time. He's making progress and might start skating next week to help him maintain his conditioning. At the same time, he still isn't expected to get re-evaluated before January.
Sat, Dec 7, 2013 10:36:00 AM

Ryan Reaves will have surgery on his hand on Monday.

He will be re-evaluated in six weeks, which means he will be out for a little longer than it was initially thought. Reaves suffered a broken hand in a fight with Dallas defenseman Brenden Dillon on Saturday.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 04:36:00 PM

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RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2T.J. Oshie
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