7/1/18 | Larry Brooks notes that Reaves preferred to stay in the West and that state taxes also came up as an issue. Brooks noted that the Rangers would have needed to come up with more money to make up the difference and either didn't or wouldn't.
6/30/18 | 9:32PM: Reaves is staying in Vegas on a two-year deal worth $2.775 million per season. (Dreger)
6/29/18 | 4:57PM: Larry Brooks tweets that while the Rangers have not been told directly but are "aware" that he is no longer a potential free agent option.
Brooks says that for the Rangers it's now down to plan "B/C/D." (Brooks)
4:50PM: Friedman tweets that he has been receiving text messages indicating that Reaves is staying with Vegas. (Elliotte Friedman)
4:34PM: Reaves may be returning to Las Vegas. (Elliotte Friedman)
4:30PM: Reaves reportedly visited the Rangers, Flames and possibly the Canucks. (Elliotte Friedman)
9:21 AM: Andy Strickland tweets that there is "truth" to the idea that the Rangers are making a strong push to add Ryan Reaves.
Strickland notes that Reaves' former teammate and "buddy" Kevin Shattenkirk has been a "big part of the recruiting process."
6/28/18 | Larry Brooks reports that the Ranger are "keenly interested" in adding 31-year old free agent to be Ryan Reaves. (NY Post)
Reaves spent last season with Pittsburgh and was then traded to Vegas where he was part of the team that won the Western Conference. (NY Post)
Prior to last season Reaves was a teammate of Kevin Shattenkirk in St. Louis.
Brooks writes that Reaves is likely to command double the $1.125 million cap hit that he had as part of his expiring four-year deal. (NY Post)
Brooks writes that the Rangers will likely only want to make a two-year commitment to Reaves and other free agents. (NY Post)
Reaves, 31, had six fights last season according to HockeyFights.com.
In 419 career games, Reaves has 27 goals, 24 assists, a minus four rating, 695 PIM and an average of 8:00 per game.