According to various sources, the Toronto Maple Leafs are in the process of signing free-agent forward Ryan Reaves to a deal for a period of three years.
According to reports, the agreement will carry an average annual value of 1.35 million dollars.
During the 2022–2023 season, Reaves played 61 games for the Wild and recorded five goals and 10 assists.
On November 23, 2022, the Rangers made a trade with the Wild that sent Reaves to Minnesota in return for a fifth-round choice in the NHL Draft in 2025.
The fact that the Leafs lost their heavyweight Wayne Simmonds at the end of the previous campaign may lend credence to the idea that the team
However, this argument, regardless of how weak it may be, appears to be the only justification for including Reaves.
Adding a man with limited mobility and offensive talents seems counterproductive for a Maple Leafs club given that they averaged scoring only two goals
This season, Reaves appeared to have less and less ability to make an impact on the scoresheet