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What Ryan Reaves said on the NHL Network today

Ryan Reaves was on the NHL Network earlier today and said the following about the Rangers:

  • On the season so far, “It’s been a roller coaster, getting traded from Vegas was obviously tough for me and coming here, the guys on this team, obviously Turk and Dru, they made me feel at home right away. I’m not going to say that I’ll ever forget Vegas, but it made me a lot more comfortable much quicker than I thought. One thing, before I got traded, I wanted to come to a team that was going to push for a Stanley Cup. I’m getting old, 35-years old now….I’ve achieved a lot in my career, more than I probably thought. I still haven’t got that scoring title yet, we are working on, but until I get that I want to win a Stanley Cup, I want it so bad just like every player, but my clock is ticking a little bit more than some of the other ones. We got a great group of guys, some really great young talent, you look at the leaders on this team, Kreids and Z and Troubs are playing out of their minds right now. Shesty is the best goalie in the league right now and I’m excited to see what this team can do in the final half of the season and into the playoffs.”
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Ryan Reaves has a lower body injury and won’t return

10:48 PM: Gerard Gallant said that Reaves was day to day and that at this point he didn’t think it was a long-term injury.

8:04 PM: The Rangers have announced that Ryan Reaves has a lower-body injury and will not return to tonight’s game.

Reaves went to the ice after he was tangled up with PK Subban and had to be helped off the ice.

He had played 2:30 and had one hit.

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Why Vegas traded Ryan Reaves to the Rangers

7/30/21 | Vegas GM Kelly McCrimmon spoke on Friday about trading Ryan Reaves to the Rangers and said (Vince Sapienza):

“This was the culmination of different discussions I had with Ryan over the past few days in terms of what might make the most sense for him in the future, what might make the most sense for where we are with our team, and the number of forwards we have.”

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Rangers acquire Ryan Reaves from Vegas and sign him to one-year extension

7/30/21 | 2:21PM: The Rangers have also signed Reaves to a one-year extension around his current cap hit of $1.75 million. (Friedman)

7/29/21 | 10:06PM: The Rangers have acquired Ryan Reaves from Vegas for a third-round pick in 2022.

Reaves, 34, played under Gerard Gallant in Vegas. He is in the final-year of a two-year deal and has a cap hit of $1.75 million.

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