Rangers trade Ryan Reaves to Wild in exchange for fifth-round pick


The New York Rangers traded forward Ryan Reeves to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2025 draft. according to Michael Russo of The Athletic.

Reeves only played 12 games for the Rangers this season and failed to score any points. Reeves struggled to crack the roster, and he requested a trade while the team was in Los Angeles for a game against the Kings. according to Molly Walker of NHL Network.

In July 2021, the Vegas Golden Knights traded Reeves to the Rangers and he played 69 games for the team last season, scoring five goals and 13 points. On the Rangers’ path to the Eastern Conference Finals, Reeves played in 18 games without scoring a single point.

During his 13-year NHL career, Reeves scored 54 goals and provided 64 assists while playing for four different teams.

By trading Reeves, the Rangers raised their salary cap by $1.75 million. This could prove useful if the team tries to take a step forward before the 2023 NHL trade deadline of March 3rd.

Amid a disappointing start to the 2022–23 season, the Wild are sixth in the Central Division and looking for answers. Maybe Reeves can give some energy to the bottom half of the team.

Source: www.cbssports.com