Who is Ryan Reaves?

Ryan Reaves is a Canadian-American professional ice hockey right-winger. He was born on January 20, 1987, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Ryan presently plays for the Vegas Golden Knights of the NHL (National Hockey League). Earlier, he played for the St. Louis Blues and Pittsburgh Penguins. Ryan describes himself as an enforcer in the NHL.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameRyan Reaves
Professionice hockey right-winger
Birth DateJanuary 20, 1987
Birth PlaceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Star SignAquarius
ParentsFather: Willard Reaves
Mother: Brenda Reaves

Ryan Reaves

Ryan holds Canadian nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to Afro-Canadian. He was born with the birth sign of Aquarius. He was born to the Afro-American parents Willard Reaves and Brenda Reaves. Moreover, his father is also a professional football player in the NFL and CFL. Ryan grew up with his younger brother Jordan Reaves, who plays for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Playing Career

In the 2000 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament, Ryan played as a youth with the minor ice hockey team, Winnipeg South Monarchs.

St. Louis Blues

By the St. Louis Blues, Ryan was called up, of the 2005 NHL Entry draft. In the Western Hockey League, with the Brandon Wheat Kings, he played notable junior hockey.

Ryan Reaves

Furthermore, on October 10, 2010, Peoria Rivermen by the Blues recalled Ryan. On October 11, 2010, he debuted in the NHL. Also, he had the record of 15 penalty minutes in the Blues’, in his first game, with the 5-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks. After two games with the Blues, he returned to Peoria, as Vladimir Sobotka returned from the IR. Later, on January 12, 2011,  he scored his first NHL goal against the game with Ducks, on goaltender Jonas Hiller.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Ryan went to the Pittsburgh Penguins, on June 23, 2017, after seven seasons with the Blues, with the second-round pick (51st overall). This was done along with the exchange for Oskar Sundgvist in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Likewise, the Penguins’ first-round pick (31st overall) in the 2017 draft. Furthermore, Ryan added muscle to the Penguins lower lines, in the 2017-18 season, along with 4 goals and 8 points in 58 games.

Ryan Reaves

Vegas Golden Knights

Ryan went to the Vegas Golden Knights, on February 23, 2018. From the Golden Knights, Penguins gained Tobias Lindberg, as a role of a three-way trade. For the 2018 Stanley Cup Finals, Ryan scored the series-winning goal over the Winnipeg Jets. Moreover, this helped in the qualifying of the Golden Knights. Furthermore, Ryan signed a two-year contract with the Golden Knights on July 1.

Net Worth of Ryan Reaves

Ryan Reaves along with earning popularity has been able to earn a good amount of money. His annual salary with the Blues is about $1.125. Besides, his net worth is not revealed yet.