Ryan O'Reilly RUMORS & NEWS

  • O'Reilly showing why Sabres made him a focal point of organization

    Buffalo News "The Sabres acquired Ryan O'Reilly and signed him to the largest contract in team history because they felt he could do it all. So far, he's proving them right. *O'Reilly is fifth in the NHL in points with 13, recording four goals and nine assists. He's on pace for 29 goals, 67 assists and 96..." November 01

  • Duchene says Ryan O'Reilly 'was a good teammate ... at the rink'

    NBC Sports "It’s almost odd that it took so long for an Avalanche player to at least mildly criticize Ryan O'Reilly. To many, “ROR” leaving Colorado was a matter of when, not if, ever since that strange offer sheet drama fizzled out back in 2013. Matt Duchene provided somewhat spicy remarks – at least..." October 03

  • Sabres' O'Reilly's impaired driving case adjourned to Oct. 22

    The Score "Ryan O'Reilly's day in court has been pushed back once again. The Buffalo Sabres center's impaired driving case was adjourned to Oct. 22, according to Jane Sims of The London Free Press. O'Reilly was charged on July 9 after driving a vintage truck into a Tim Hortons location in Lucan,..." October 01

  • Ryan O'Reilly to have next court hearing for impaired driving charge Sept. 10

    Denver Post "Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly's court case in connection with an impaired driving charge has been continued to Sept. 10. The decision was made Thursday morning during O'Reilly's first hearing in London, Ontario, court. The 24-year-old player was not required to attend, and was..." August 21

  • Ryan O’Reilly charged with impaired driving, failing to remain at scene

    Pro Hockey Talk "Newly acquired Buffalo Sabres center Ryan O’Reilly has been charged with impaired driving and leaving the scene following an incident at a Tim Horton’s restaurant, according to Ontario’s AM 980 Radio. More: OPP [Ontario Provincial Police] announced Monday that O’Reilly, 24, from Bluewater,..." July 14

  • Sabres sign Ryan O'Reilly to 7-year contract extension worth reported $52.5M

    The Score "The Buffalo Sabres have locked up their new star center. Ryan O'Reilly has signed a seven-year, big-money contract extension, the team announced Friday. The talented, two-way center was acquired in a draft-day deal with the Colorado Avalanche that saw defenseman Nikita Zadorov, forwards..." July 03

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Hearing Buffalo Sabres are very close to signing Ryan O'Reilly to long-term deal... likely a max deal which would be 7 yrs

  • Trade moves O’Reilly to center stage with Sabres

    Buffalo News "The Sabres’ rebuild timeline changed radically Friday night with a blockbuster trade. Buffalo acquired budding star center Ryan O’Reilly from the Colorado Avalanche as part of a multiplayer package that had folks at the NHL Draft buzzing and Sabres fans looking toward rapid..." June 27

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    With new contract talks in ballpark of 60M for max contract to resign Ryan O'Reilly, #Avs feel like they have no choice but to trade him.

  • Avalanche would like new defenseman to be lefty, but can adjust

    Denver Post "This has been obvious since the Avalanche's season ended ... or even earlier: Colorado's top priority in free agency this summer will be landing a defenseman to join Erik Johnson in the top pairing or to anchor the second. Joe Sakic and Patrick Roy reconfirmed that in their Thursday conference..." June 22

  • If the Avs trade O’Reilly, they need to hit a home run

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s not often that a talented 24-year-old center is expected to be traded. But that’s the case with Colorado’s Ryan O’Reilly, whose tenure with the Avalanche has been marked by contentious contract negotiations with the club. Last summer, O’Reilly signed a two-year, $12 million deal that left..." June 17

  • Avalanche’s Ryan O’Reilly on upcoming contract extension talks

    Denver Post "At the Avalanche-Winnipeg game Thursday, I was among three reporters speaking with GM Joe Sakic, and I used his comments in the featurized game story that night and also in a supplementary blog. In the former, Sakic reiterated that the Avalanche would try to sign Ryan O’Reilly to a contract..." April 13

  • Sakic hopes to re-sign O’Reilly over the summer

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Colorado Avalanche might still trade Ryan O’Reilly, but it probably won’t happen before Monday’s 3:00 p.m. deadline. That’s because GM Joe Sakic hopes the 24-year-old forward will still factor into their long-term plans. “Ryan is part of our core,” Sakic told ESPN.com. “My intention is that..." March 01

  • Friedman: Avalanche could be nearing trade decision on O'Reilly

    Nichols on Hockey "“I think they’ve been kind of disappointed in some of their guys. I hear O’Reilly’s name is kind of out there. I wouldn’t be surprised if Colorado is getting to the point where they’re kind of saying, ‘Maybe we have to make a decision on him, and maybe it’s time.’ “They need defensemen really..." January 13

  • Ryan O’Reilly boosting play just in time for Avalanche trade rumors

    Denver Post "Ryan O’Reilly centered the Avalanche’s best line Sunday against Columbus in Colorado. His blue-collar work set up several chances for Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay. That included one shining opportunity early in the game, just minutes after Iginla’s unassisted opener 30 seconds in. O’Reilly..." January 05

  • Thus begins the Ryan O’Reilly auction for Avalanche?

    Yahoo! Sports "The split between center Ryan O’Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche is inevitable. Too much vitriol under the bridge in previous contract squabbles. He’s signed through 2016 at a pretty good clip; after that, it’s UFA status and Denver in the rearview mirror. So with the Avs nine points out of a..." December 29

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    Adrian Dater @adater

    O'Reilly and Avs avoid arbitration! Two years, 5.8, 6.2. Happy days here again!

  • Avs' Ryan O'Reilly seeking one-year, $6.75 million in arbitration

    CBS Sports "It appears one of the NHL's most intriguing negotiations of the offseason will reach its conclusion this week in an arbitration hearing set for Wednesday. The Colorado Avalanche went the route of team-elected salary arbitration with young center Ryan O'Reilly, a rare and possibly..." July 21

  • Avalanche forward Ryan O'Reilly wins the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

    Denver Post "Avalanche forward Ryan O'Reilly won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy Tuesday night, awarded "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability," as selected by the Professional Hockey Writers'..." June 25

  • Agent: deal between Avs, O’Reilly ‘isn’t close to being worked out’

    Pro Hockey Talk "“Ryan would like to stay in Colorado. At the same time, a long-term deal has not been worked out, or isn’t close to being worked out. So, Ryan’s unrestricted in two years, and under the model now – given that Colorado has [filed for arbitration] – short-term looks like what the future is for Ryan..." June 17

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    COL has, in fact, elected club salary arbitration on Ryan O'Reilly. Had to be filed by 5 pm ET today. And it was.

  • Marleau, O'Reilly, St. Louis voted Lady Byng finalists

    NHL.com "Forwards Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks, Ryan O'Reilly of the Colorado Avalanche and Martin St. Louis of the New York Rangers are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, awarded "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly..." April 22

  • Ryan O’Reilly’s penalty-free season is no more

    Pro Hockey Talk "Ryan O’Reilly no longer has a clean penalty record this season. On Saturday night during the Colorado Avalanche’s 3-2 victory against the San Jose Sharks, O’Reilly picked up his first minor penalty of the season. After playing in 71 consecutive penalty-free games, he was sent off on a minor..." March 30

  • Ryan O'Reilly contract status remains issue with Colorado

    Denver Post "The bus was leaving, but it didn't much matter to Ryan O'Reilly. Avalanche personnel hollered at players to get off the ice Monday to make a 2 p.m. bus back to the United Center, where they could change out of their practice clothes and into civvies. The dressing rooms were too small at the..." January 14

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    adater @adater

    Ryan O'Reilly will play tonight #Avs

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    Colorado Avalanche @Avalanche

    Ryan O'Reilly (shoulder) and Nate Guenin (ankle) will not play tonight vs. Ottawa. Both are still listed day to day.

  • Intangibles make Ryan O'Reilly valuable

    Denver Post "If the Avalanche wants to keep Ryan O'Reilly, it will have to pay him $6.5 million, at least for the 2014-15 season. Under the rules of the NHL's collective bargaining agreement, for a team to retain the rights of a potential restricted free agent, it must offer a contract equal in salary to the..." January 05

  • Ryan O'Reilly introduces his teammates to yoga

    Denver Post "Ryan O'Reilly doesn't play hockey with an edge. He's a finesse player, and his penalties are of the accidental variety. But deep down, the Avalanche forward believes he has an edge over most opponents. He believes in namaste, yoga's most popular spoken word that, translated roughly, means "the..." November 06

  • Avalanche's Ryan O'Reilly transitions from center to wing

    Denver Post "Ryan O'Reilly has taken sticks to the face and there undoubtedly is evidence beneath his shaggy beard. But the young Avalanche forward professes not to have emotional scars from his holdout during the lockout-shortened 2013 season. Rather he's more concerned with adjusting to switching from his..." October 07

  • Avs change top line at practice on day before first preseason game

    Denver Post "The Avalanche changed up one of its top two lines at practice Tuesday. Time will tell if things stay that way. But it was a big change by coach Patrick Roy in moving veteran Steve Downie onto a line with Matt Duchene and Ryan O'Reilly. Previously P.A. Parenteau had been on the line with..." September 17

  • Ryan O’Reilly talks about moving to left wing with the Avalanche

    Denver Post "What was your reaction to Patrick Roy saying you’ll move from center to left wing: “I’m excited about it. I’m looking at it as a good new challenge for me. I mean I’ll be playing with two great players (Matt Duchene at center and P.A. Parenteau at right wing). I’ve played on the wing before with..." August 13

  • Avs' O'Reilly ready for challenge of playing left wing

    NHL.com "The arrival of No. 1 draft choice Nathan MacKinnon created a logjam at center for the Colorado Avalanche -- one that new coach Patrick Roy said last month will be resolved by moving Ryan O'Reilly to left wing. The change in position is OK with O'Reilly who had six goals and 20 points in 29..." August 10