Signed as a free agent by Bodens (Sweden-2), August 20, 2004. Missed majority of 2008-09 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, September 25, 2009. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Florida, August 19, 2010. Traded to Vancouver by Florida for Darcy Hordichuk, October 6, 2010. Officially announced his retirement, February 11, 2011.
I'm sure [my father] was going crazy up there. I hope all of my friends were celebrating in the crowd. Coming back here and all of my friends and family are here, getting a goal in front of them is special.
— Blues forward Ryan Reaves on scoring the game-winning goal Sunday against the Jets in his hometown of Winnipeg