Reich with the Providence Bruins
February 11, 1979 |
Craik, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Columbus Blue Jackets
|NHL Draft||39th overall, 1997
Jeremy Reich (born February 11, 1979) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Reich was a grinder known for his physical play and fighting. He currently serves in an assistant G.M and assistant coach with the Canmore Eagles of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL).
After playing minor hockey with the Saskatoon Contacts of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League (SMAAAHL), Reich began his major junior career in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Seattle Thunderbirds in 1995–96. After his second WHL season, he was drafted 39th overall in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. Upon being drafted, he remained in the WHL and during the 1997–98 season, he was traded from Seattle to the Swift Current Broncos in exchange for Jeffrey Beatch on December 20, 1997.
Reich played his last WHL season with the Broncos in 1999–2000, turning pro the following season in the American Hockey League (AHL) with the Syracuse Crunch. He made his NHL debut in the 2003–04 season with the Columbus Blue Jackets, playing in 9 games and registering 1 assist during a call-up. Late in the 2004–05 AHL season, back with the Crunch, he was loaned to the Houston Aeros on March 10, 2005, in exchange for the loan of Jason Beckett. That off-season, he was signed as a free agent by the Boston Bruins on September 7, 2005. He subsequently began playing with Boston's AHL affiliate, the Providence Bruins. During the 2007–08 season, Reich scored his first NHL goal against his former team, the Columbus Blue Jackets, in a 2–0 win on December 15, 2007.
On July 2, 2009, Jeremy Reich signed, as a free agent, with the New York Islanders. Assigned to the Islanders AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for 2009–10, Reich scored 12 goals in 33 games in an injury blighted season.
On July 1, 2010 Reich returned as a free agent to the Boston Bruins organization by signing a one-year contract. He was re-assigned to Providence where he remainder for the entire 2010–11 season, scoring 23 points in 72 games.
|1997–98||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||22||8||8||16||47||12||5||6||11||37|
|1998–99||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||67||21||28||49||220||6||0||3||3||26|
|1999–00||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||72||33||58||91||167||12||2||10||12||19|
|2003–04||Columbus Blue Jackets||NHL||9||0||1||1||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||33||12||8||20||24||5||1||2||3||4|
- December 20, 1997 - Traded from the Seattle Thunderbirds to the Swift Current Broncos in exchange for Jeffrey Beatch.
- March 10, 2005 - Loaned to the Houston Aeros from the Syracuse Crunch in exchange for the loan of Jason Beckett.
- September 7, 2005 - Signed as a free agent by the Boston Bruins.
- June 2, 2009 - Signed as a free agent by the New York Islanders.
- July 1, 2010 - Signed as a free agent by the Boston Bruins.
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- "Jeremy Reich's NHL Profile". National Hockey League. Retrieved 2009-04-04.
- "Reich scores first goal, Auld earns first shutout for Boston". CBS Sports. 2007-12-15. Archived from the original on 2012-10-10. Retrieved 2009-04-04.
- "Isles sign three players". New York Islanders. 2009-07-02. Retrieved 2009-07-06.
- "Bruins sign Jeremy Reich to one-year contract". Boston Bruins. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2010-07-01.
- "Ross and Reich come, Schaefer's gone" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2011-04-30. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-04-30.
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