Ryan Reaves picked up his phone to answer Kevin Shattenkirk's text. What he went on to hear from a group of players on the other end of the line quickly relieved a weight off his shoulders.
Ryan Reaves doesn’t need to be wearing his No. 75 Vegas Golden Knights sweater to be a difference-maker.
Fatherhood might be keeping him on his toes, but Ryan Reaves isn’t complaining one bit.
From wearing his "Thriller" inspired Phil Kessel shirt to getting the better of him in a game of basketball – Ryan Reaves seemingly delights in tormenting his Pittsburgh teammate.
Ryan Reaves is one of hockey’s toughest players. The 30-year-old Pittsburgh Penguins winger offered up his five favourite athletes of all time, a list that includes a pair of Hockey Hall of Fame inductees, a familiar name from the CFL and one NFL Hall of Fame superstar.
If it wasn’t for a freak injury, Ryan Reaves might have been playing professional football rather than NHL hockey. But that doesn’t mean the Blues bruising forward has lost any of his love for the gridiron game.
Ryan Reaves has worked his way up through the ranks to realize his dream of being a full-time NHL player