8/2/21 | Elliotte Friedman said on the 31 Thoughts podcast that “I gotta tell you, there were some people who were really surprised the Rangers didn’t end up with Ritchie, they thought that that was all over, but when they got Reaves I guess that ended that.” (Sportsnet)
7/31/21 | The Leafs have announced that they have signed Nick Ritchie to a two-year deal.
The deal is worth $2.5 million this season. (Friedman)
The Rangers were believed to be interested in Ritchie.