Know About Ryan O’Reilly; Trade, Wife, Contract, Stats, Blues, Salary

Published Date: 04 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 04 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Ryan O’Reilly multi-million contract with a top NHL team was never to miss, but the team traded him to St. Louis Blues. Likewise, he had already known going to Blues after few months of marriage with his fiancee turned wife.

Canadian professional ice hockey center, Ryan O’Reilly plays for NHL team, St. Louis Blues in jersey number 90. Just a few months old to his new team, he was nominated for the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the league’s best defensive forward on 17 April 2019.

Ryan O’Reilly Bio & Family

The Canadian was born on 7 February 1991 in Clinton, Ontario to parents, Brian and Bonnie O’Reilly. Likewise, the other family includes of his older brother Cal O’Reilly, age 32 who plays for NHL team, Minnesota Wild.

Ryan stands at a height of 6 feet 0 in (183 cm) and weighs around 96 kg.

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Career, Stats & Salary

In early 2000, he went to the AAA level and got the fortune to play for the Huron-Perth Lakers of the Minor Hockey Alliance starting in Minor Atom. Likewise, he also played minor midget hockey with the Toronto Jr. Canadiens in 2006/2007 season. Subsequently, the other year, the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) picked him in the 2007 Draft.

His professional career came up with Colorado Avalanche during the 2008/2009 OHL season. However, after playing six long years with incredible stats, the Avalanche had to trade him to Buffalo Sabres on 26 June 2015. Similarly, in 2016, he agreed upon a seven-year contract worth $52,500,000 including a signing bonus of $45,500,000 and a guaranteed of $52,500,000. A part of his lucrative contract also included an average salary of $7,500,000.

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Ryan O’Reilly OHL and NHL stats (Picture: NHL)

Nevertheless, the Sabres did not have any option but to trade him to St. Louis Blues in exchange for Tage Thompson, Vladimír Sobotka and Patrik Berglund in the 2019 NHL draft.

Ryan’s Wife & Their Marriage Details

The 28-year-old and his wife, Dayna Douros, are about to celebrate their first marriage anniversary. It was back on 30 June 2018 when the couple decided to exchange their wedding vows.

Ryan O’Reilly with his partner Dayna at the NHL Awards at Encore Las Vegas on 24 June 2014 (Picture: Zimbio)

In the Q/A with where he stated,

I was having a day with family and everyone together. I get a call and, yeah, I’m going to St. Louis. It was a big thing in my personal life and then another big chance [in the NHL]. I knew something was going to happen; I just didn’t know where, and it couldn’t have worked out better.

Together, the couple shares only one child as a son named Jameson who was born almost a quarter year before their marriage in 2017 Christmas break.

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Some Interesting Facts About Ryan O’Reilly

  • The player grew up playing hockey near his hometown of Varna, Ontario. During the time he had a close association with the Seaforth Stars of the Ontario Minor Hockey Association.
  • During his 2007/2008 rookie season for Otters, Ryan made 52 points in 61 games which made won the Otters Rookie of the Year and Most Sportsmanlike Player.
  • In the 2008/2009 season, his 50 assists and 66 points in 68 games made him win the Western Conference‘s best penalty killer.
  • Ryan and his sibling, Cal were the former teammates at Sabres.
  • He represented his nation under the 2008 World U-17 Hockey Challenge and the 2009 IIHF World U18 Championships.
  • He also won silver at the 2017 IIHF World Championship.
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