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Ryan O'Reilly | Center | #90

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/7/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 216
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (33) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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Ryan O'Reilly scored a goal in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.
O'Reilly scored the game's first goal quickly, as he gave Buffalo a 1-0 lead just 1:29 into the game. Unfortunately for the Sabres, it's the only offense they could muster this evening. On a positive note, the goal allowed O'Reilly to put an end to his 12-game goal drought. He has eight goals and 21 points in 32 games this season. Zemgus Girgensons registered the only assist on O'Reilly's tally. Dec 14 - 9:42 PM

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Ryan O'Reilly is playing in his 600th NHL game on Sunday versus the Blues.

The 26-year-old has 379 points (138 goals) in nine years so far since being drafted in the second round of the 2009 draft. O'Reilly is a minus-17 this season along with 18 points in 28 games. He is also one of the league's top faceoff men this year.
Dec 10 - 7:49 PM

Ryan O'Reilly picked up two assists with a plus-2 rating in 19:24 of ice time in Tuesday's road win against the Avalanche.

Seeing a few former teammates and skating in his old stomping grounds fired up O'Reilly, as he snapped a six-game scoreless skid. It was O'Reilly's first multi-point game since Nov. 2, and just the fourth of the season overall. He'll need to do this a few more times before earning the trust of fantasy owners again.
Dec 6 - 1:09 AM

Ryan O'Reilly scored a goal in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.

O'Reilly's goal at the 5:50 mark of the third period tied the game at one, but the Wings ended up scoring the next two goals. The Sabres forward has now found the back of the net in two of his last three games. He has seven goals and 14 points in 19 games this season. Kyle Okposo and Victor Antipin registered the assists on Buffalo's only goal.
Nov 17 - 10:17 PM

Ryan O'Reilly scored his sixth goal of the season in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

O'Reilly was in the right place at the right time for his goal as he was unmarked during a goalmouth scramble, before poking the puck in the net. Alas, it wasn't enough for the Sabres as they allowed a game-tying goal in the third and a game-winner in OT. The forward now has six goals and 13 points this season.
Nov 11 - 10:41 PM

Ryan O'Reilly scored a goal in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Dallas Stars.

O'Reilly got the Sabres on the board at the 11:51 mark of the second period to cut the deficit to 4-1 at the time, but that's as close as they'd come to making it a game. The Sabres forward finished the game with two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in 18:17 of ice time. O'Reilly has five goals and six assists in 14 games. He's currently riding a three-game point streak.
Nov 5 - 12:21 AM

Ryan O'Reilly collected three assists in a 5-4 victory versus Arizona on Thursday night.

O'Reilly set up two goals by Benoit Pouliot and he had another helper on Kyle Okposo's first marker of the season. The second line of the Sabres finally got going and if they can keep it up then they will provide some much-needed scoring behind Jack Eichel's combination.
Nov 3 - 9:23 AM

Ryan O'Reilly scored a power play goal in a 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.

O'Reilly took a feed from Kyle Okposo and blasted a slap shot passed Aaron Dell for his fourth goal of the year. The Sabres probably deserved a better faith this afternoon, but their finish around the net cost them. O'Reilly now has eight points in 12 games this season.
Oct 28 - 3:59 PM

Ryan O'Reilly scored the game-winning goal in Buffalo's 5-4 overtime win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night.

The Sabres overcame a three-goal deficit in this one, as they were down 3-0 and 4-1 in the second period. O'Reilly stole the puck behind the Bruins net before cutting to the front of the goal and beating Boston's Anton Khudobin in the extra frame. The Sabres forward also helped set up Jason Pominville's second-period goal. O'Reilly is now riding a four-game point streak. He has three goals and four assists in nine games this season.
Oct 21 - 10:11 PM

Ryan O'Reilly picked up a pair of power-play goals in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss at Vegas.

The veteran center had failed to find the back of the net over his first six outings, and he had just one assist over the first five contests. However, he is starting to make up for lost time, rewarding the patience of those using him on a regular basis in fantasy pools.
Oct 18 - 2:10 AM

Ryan O'Reilly has one assist in three games this season.

"In all three games, I've been invisible," said O'Reilly. "I haven't been creating, haven't been tough defensively. I'm just out there skating around. It's not good enough. I've got to regroup here. I wish I had an answer for you." Buffalo has gone winless in three contests to open 2017-18 and O'Reilly isn't the only player who has underperformed so far.
Oct 10 - 10:12 AM

Ryan O'Reilly, Kyle Okposo, Jack Eichel and Zach Bogosian will be Buffalo's four alternate captains in 2017-18.

"We're going to rotate them," coach Phil Housley said. "Our coaches sat down and really evaluated the situation and we felt the guys that we named we have total confidence in. Just talking to (general manager Jason Botterill), he was very comfortable with the decision so we named the four alternate captains at this point. There's a lot of good leaders in that team and we're going to rely on all of them to be a part of it."
Oct 6 - 8:46 AM

Ryan O'Reilly picked up two assists in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

O'Reilly helped set up goals by Victor Antipin and Jacob Josefson, but it wasn't enough to propel his team to victory. O'Reilly is coming off a season in which he scored 20 goals and 55 points in 72 games. The 26-year-old has registered between 55 and 64 points in each of his last four seasons.
Sep 27 - 10:18 PM

Ryan O'Reilly is a top candidate to be Buffalo's next captain.

"Leadership is a big part, hold everyone accountable, myself being accountable more, have that mentality," O'Reilly said. "It's all of us together, and speak up when things don't work. I think as a group we have to have more dialogue between each other and also with the coaching staff, too. As a group we have to go to them and say, 'OK, we're struggling with this. We need to change and do this.' We have to be confident doing it. I think me and a few other guys will take control on that." He intends to be more vocal this season and wants to be more consistent on the ice after he had 55 points (20 goals, 35 assists) in 72 games last year.
Sep 15 - 11:03 AM

Ryan O'Reilly played very well for Team Canada at the World Hockey Championship.

O'Reilly scored some key goals throughout the tournament, including his team's only goal in the Gold Medal Game. Unfortunately for O'Reilly, his team came up short against Team Sweden. The Sabres forward finished the tournament with nine points in 10 contests. He's now collected two golds and a silver in the last three tournaments.
May 22 - 10:06 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Sam Reinhart
4Evan Rodrigues
5Jacob Josefson
6Johan Larsson
LW1Evander Kane
2Benoit Pouliot
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Jordan Nolan
5Scott Wilson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Jason Pominville
3Hudson Fasching
4Justin Bailey
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Marco Scandella
3Zach Bogosian
4Nathan Beaulieu
5Jake McCabe
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
8Justin Falk
9Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson