The Blueshirts are already working on keeping their new found Wilson-Repellant, Ryan Reaves here beyond next season. Per Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers are looking at a one-year extension for the 34 year-old enforcer with the same same AAV of $1.75M.
That would keep Reaves here until 2022-23.
Per Rangers Press Release:
New York Rangers President and General Manager Chris Drury announced today that the team has acquired forward Ryan Reaves from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft.
Reaves, 34, skated in 37 games with Vegas this past season, registering one goal and four assists for five points, along with 27 penalty minutes. He led the NHL (min. 20 games played) in hits per 60 minutes of ice time in 2020-21 (23.02), and he also led the Golden Knights in hits (141) this past season. Reaves skated in 12 games during the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs while helping the Golden Knights advance to the Semifinals.