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Ryan O'Reilly | Winger

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/7/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 210
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Ryan O'Reilly collected two assists in Sunday's 5-4 win against Tampa Bay.
He helped set up two of Nathan MacKinnon's three goals in the contest. O'Reilly hasn't scored a goal in his last nine games, but he does have five helpers in his past five outings. Feb 23 - 10:53 AM
Source: Denver Post

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Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray appears willing to trade a first round draft pick in a package for Colorado's Ryan O'Reilly, according to Pierre LeBrun.

O'Reilly, the 24 year old dynamic center has had a cantankerous relationship with Colorado's front brass to say the least. His cap hit will be $6M for one more season before hitting free agency at age 26. Through the first 403 games of his career, O'Reilly has put up 83 goals and 222 points.
Feb 19 - 11:47 PM

Ryan O'Reilly produced a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over Dallas.

He started Colorado's comeback win by scoring his 10th goal and then he provided an assist on Tyson Barrie's game-tying marker in dying seconds of the third period. O'Reilly has 29 points in 51 contests.
Source: Denver Post
Feb 4 - 12:32 PM

Colorado executive vice president and GM Joe Sakic shrugged off trade rumors involving Ryan O'Reilly.

"I know there are rumors out there. I saw them the last couple of days, but I can tell you that all the rumors come from Toronto, they don't come from us," Sakic said. "What we are going to do is see where our team is down the stretch. He's a core guy. We have him under contract for another year. Those decisions don't have to be made right now. And Ryan, he had a tough start along with our other guys, but he's been much better in the last few weeks as well, and we're happy with the direction him and those other guys are going right now." The Avalanche still feel they can push for the playoffs and their position in the standings could influence the decision of what to do with O'Reilly.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 23 - 7:58 AM

Ryan O'Reilly scored for the ninth time this season in Wednesday's 3-2 shootout win over Boston.

He tied the game at the 18:15 mark of the third period to give him two goals and one assist in his past four games. It's been a frustrating year for O'Reilly, who led the Avalanche with 28 goals last season. He has 26 points in 48 contests.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 22 - 2:10 PM

Ryan O'Reilly scored a goal in Colorado's 3-2 shootout loss to Tampa Bay.

O'Reilly's second period goal second period goal tied the game at 1-1. There are rumors that the Avalanche have been shopping O'Reilly, because they have been looking to acquire a defenseman. The 23-year-old has eight goals and 25 points in 46 games. He averages over 19:00 minutes of ice time for Colorado.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 18 - 10:56 AM

Ryan O'Reilly added two helpers in the 5-2 win over Ottawa on Thursday night.

Neither assist was all that spectacular as O'Reilly simply made the right pass at the right time, and then the shot went in. But hey, they look like perfect backhand sauce in the books. O'Reilly now has 16 assists and 23 points through 41 games.
Jan 9 - 1:44 AM

Ryan O'Reilly scored the game winner in overtime as the Avalanche outlasted Philadelphia 4-3 on Wednesday night.

O'Reilly finished off a beauty passing play with Tyson Barrie that ended the game in exciting fashion in the mile high city. It was O'Reilly's fourth point in as many games as he is starting to get it going for an Avs team that really needs his offense. Jarome Iginla, Borna Rendulic, Nate Guenin potted the other goals for the Avs.
Jan 1 - 12:07 AM

Ryan O'Reilly accounted for two points in Tuesday's win over St. Louis.

He earned an assist on a power-play goal by Zach Redmond and he scored a power-play marker of his own in Colorado's 5-0 victory. O'Reilly led the Avalanche with 28 goals last year, but he's found the back of the net just six times in 2014-15. He's generated 19 points in 34 games
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 12:42:00 PM

Ryan O'Reilly set teammates Matt Duchene and Alex Tanguay up for slick goals in Calgary on Thursday night, but Colorado still lost 4-3.

Go find these highlights. O'Reilly got goalie Karri Ramo to bite on the fake shot before giving a cutting Duchene a clean feed to tie the game at one in the first. Then later in the second, he gave Tanguay a quality breakout feed as he danced around Kris Russell and pulled out the classic shake'n'bake move on Ramo to put the Avs up 3-2. O'Reilly now has five points in his last five games, and 13 on the season.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 01:31:00 AM

Ryan O'Reilly scored for the second time in his past three games on Monday.

It's been a difficult start to the season for O'Reilly, who has four goals and 13 points in 25 games to go with a minus-11 rating, He has three points in his past four matches, so perhaps he's starting to turn it around.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Dec 2, 2014 09:09:00 AM

Ryan O'Reilly scored his third of the season and added four shots in a 3-2 loss to Chicago on Wednesday.

The big two-way center now has a point in back-to-back games for the Avs but has just 12 points in 23 games this season. Max Talbot scored the other goal for the Avalanche who were out-shot 45-28 on the night. Nick Holden, Marc-Andre Cliche, Cody McLeod and Alex Tanguay all drew assists in a losing effort.
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 12:30:00 AM

Ryan O'Reilly has struggled to produce offensively this season.

O'Reilly scored 28 goals for the Avalanche last season, but has only managed to put in two this season. The 23-year-old has just one goal in his last 12 games. He should be able to turn things around in the near future.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 11:11:00 AM

Ryan O'Reilly has the worst plus-minus rating (minus-11) in the league among NHL forwards.

He's known for his solid work defensively, but the Avalanche have struggled early into the 2014-15 campaign. O'Reilly is still tied for the league lead with 16 takeaways and he has eight points in 14 games. It should also be noted that he's only finished with a positive plus-minus rating (plus-4) once in his career and that came in his rookie season. Don't give up on him yet.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Nov 6, 2014 12:03:00 PM

Ryan O'Reilly assisted on two goals but it wasn't enough as the Avalanche fell 4-3 in OT to the Panthers on Tuesday.

O'Reilly was part of the three-goal second period for the Avalanche that included two power-play goals. It has been a tough start for a lot of the Avs' top players and O'Reilly has not been immune to it, posting a goal and three assists in seven games this season. Colorado coach Patrick Roy called out his team after the loss on Tuesday and we will see what kind of effect it has on the team going forward.
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 02:31:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Nathan MacKinnon
3Daniel Briere
4John Mitchell
5Marc-Andre Cliche
LW1Ryan O'Reilly
2Gabriel Landeskog
3Jamie McGinn
4Cody McLeod
RW1Jarome Iginla
2Alex Tanguay
3Jesse Winchester
4Patrick Bordeleau
5Dennis Everberg
6Borna Rendulic
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Jan Hejda
4Nick Holden
5Brad Stuart
6Nate Guenin
7Ryan Wilson
8Zach Redmond
9Karl Stollery
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra