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Wild place Justin Fontaine on IR, assign Mike Reilly to Iowa

The Minnesota Wild made several roster moves on Tuesday. The club placed forward Justin Fontaine on injured reserve, retroactive to Sept. 24, with an upper-body injury. Defenseman Mike Reilly was assigned to the Iowa Wild, the team's AHL affiliate. Forward Jordan Schroeder was placed on waivers, while forward Grayson Downing was designated an injured non-roster player. Minnesota...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Traverse City Tournament Looks to Provide Questions and (hopefully) Answers

OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC – MAY 01: Mike Reilly (L) of the United States and Ossi Louhivaara (C) of Finland battle during the IIHF World Championship group B match between USA and Finland at CEZ Arena on May 1, 2015 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images) As a person who coaches high school sports, soon after any season begins I’m often asked right away...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick rumor roundup: Rangers out on Reilly; Talbot drawing significant interest

Two quick rumors for you this morning: Larry Brooks has noted the Rangers are out of the running for free agent defenseman Mike Reilly, who went unsigned by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Reilly was a fourth round pick of the Jackets, and has the potential to be a second pairing guy with great PP skills. […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Reilly To Test Free Agency; Blue Jackets’ Ryan Johansen Tweets ‘We Didn’t Want Him Anyway’

The Columbus Blue Jackets weren’t able to sign University of Minnesota defenseman Mike Reilly and he’s now able to become an unrestricted free agent. Reilly was selected by Columbus in the fourth round (98th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft. He was among college hockey’s best defensemen this season and tallied 42 points (six goals, 36 assists) in 39 games. We saw a similar situation...
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

GM: Blue Jackets still in mix to sign defenseman prospect Reilly

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen says prospect defenseman Mike Reilly still may sign with Columbus. Kekalainen says Saturday at the NHL scouting combine that Reilly has had discussions with other teams, but he also informed the Blue Jackets they remain in the mix. Reilly was Columbus' fourth-round pick in the 2011 draft, but granted permission to speak...
Via AP on Fox
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Friedman: Rangers have interest in NCAA free agent Mike Reilly

Per Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers are one of at least five teams NCAA free agent defenseman Mike Reilly will meet with today. Other teams Reilly will be meeting with are Chicago, Minnesota, LA, and possibly Pittsburgh. Reilly, originally a 4th round pick in 2011 by Columbus, elected not to sign with the Blue Jackets, likely Read more → The post Friedman: Rangers have interest...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

McLeod blog: Mike Reilly to test free agency

The Gophers' two-time All-American is reportedly dipping his toe into the turbulent waters of the free agent market. The offensive defenseman who has sparked Minnesota's offense for three seasons has officially left school amid reports that he is sniffing out the market, which is expected to be very interested. Reilly is a fourth round draft pick of the Columbus Blue Jackets from...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Not so fast Columbus: Cracking the Mike Reilly code

Mike Reilly has made his intentions clear… Not that he is heading to the NHL this season, but rather that he does not intend to play for the team that drafted him, the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Jackets took a chance on the smooth-skating, yet drastically undersized, Reilly in the fourth round of the 2011 […] The post Not so fast Columbus: Cracking the Mike Reilly code appeared...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Reilly – Worth the Wait?

In 2011, the Columbus Blue Jackets drafted a little know player by the name of Mike Reilly. Today he is a topic of discussion among not only Blue Jacket fans but just about every fan base in the NHL. Drafted out of Shattuck-St. Mary’s, Reilly, a left handed defenseman, was listed as a generous 5-foot-11, 156 […] The post Mike Reilly – Worth the Wait? appeared first on Along the Boards.
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Reilly staying with Gophers men's hockey squad

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Gophers men's hockey team always runs the risk of players leaving early to turn pro. Mike Reilly won't be one of them. Reilly, Minnesota's star defenseman, announced Wednesday that he'll be returning to school for his junior season. The Chanhassen, Minn., native earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year honors and was a First-Team All-American as a sophomore...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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