St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Monday that the club
has signed forward Ryan Reaves to a
one-year, two-way contract.
Reaves, 24, made his
National Hockey League (NHL) debut on October 11 vs. Anaheim and played in 28
games overall with the Blues last season tallying four points including two
goals and two assists to go along with 78 penalty minutes.
The 6’1”, 225-pound forward also dressed in
50 games for the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria
Rivermen, recording 10 points (four goals, six assists) while leading the club
with 146 penalty minutes. Overall,
Reaves has compiled 45 points (20 goals, 25 assists) and 489 penalty minutes in
246 games over the past four seasons with Peoria.
Manitoba native was originally
drafted by the Blues in the fifth round, 156th overall, of the 2005
NHL Entry Draft.