Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, April 17, 2008. Traded to Minnesota by Philadelphia for Minnesota's 3rd round choice (later traded to Dallas, later traded to Pittsburgh Pittsburgh selected Jake Guentzel) in 2013 Entry Draft, June 27, 2011. Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota with Nick Palmieri for Mke Rupp, February 4, 2013.
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