Joe Reekie

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Joe Reekie
Born (1965-02-22) February 22, 1965 (age 53)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
New York Islanders
Tampa Bay Lightning
Washington Capitals
Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft 124th overall, 1983
Hartford Whalers
119th overall, 1985
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1985–2002

Joseph James Reekie (born February 22, 1965) is a Canadian retired ice hockey player. Reekie was born in Victoria, British Columbia.

A stay-at-home defenceman renowned for his defensive skills, Reekie was originally drafted in 1983 by the Hartford Whalers; however, he never signed with the team and re-entered the NHL draft two years later where he was drafted this time by the Buffalo Sabres. Reekie played for the Sabres, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, and Chicago Blackhawks.

After retiring from active professional play, Reekie became a post-game analyst for the Capitals on Comcast SportsNet. He has three children, Jamie, Jordan, and Justin Reekie.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1982–83 North Bay Centennials OHL 59 2 9 11 49 8 0 1 1 11
1983–84 North Bay Centennials OHL 9 1 0 1 18
1983–84 Cornwall Royals OHL 53 6 27 33 166 3 0 0 0 4
1984–85 Cornwall Royals OHL 65 19 63 82 134 9 4 13 17 18
1985–86 Rochester Americans AHL 77 3 25 28 178
1985–86 Buffalo Sabres NHL 3 0 0 0 14
1986–87 Rochester Americans AHL 22 0 6 6 52
1986–87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 56 1 8 9 82
1987–88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 30 1 4 5 68 2 0 0 0 4
1988–89 Rochester Americans AHL 21 1 2 3 56
1988–89 Buffalo Sabres NHL 15 1 3 4 26
1989–90 Springfield Indians AHL 15 1 4 5 24
1989–90 New York Islanders NHL 31 1 8 9 43
1990–91 Capital District Islanders AHL 2 1 0 1 0
1990–91 New York Islanders NHL 66 3 16 19 96
1991–92 Capital District Islanders AHL 3 2 2 4 2
1991–92 New York Islanders NHL 54 4 12 16 85
1992–93 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 42 2 11 13 69
1993–94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 73 1 11 12 127
1993–94 Washington Capitals NHL 12 0 5 5 29 11 2 1 3 29
1994–95 Washington Capitals NHL 48 1 6 7 97
1995–96 Washington Capitals NHL 78 3 7 10 149
1996–97 Washington Capitals NHL 65 1 8 9 107
1997–98 Washington Capitals NHL 68 2 8 10 70 21 1 2 3 20
1998–99 Washington Capitals NHL 73 0 10 10 68
1999–00 Washington Capitals NHL 59 0 7 7 50 5 0 1 1 2
2000–01 Washington Capitals NHL 74 2 9 11 77 4 0 0 0 4
2001–02 Washington Capitals NHL 38 2 4 6 41
2001–02 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 17 0 2 2 28 1 0 0 0 2
NHL totals 902 25 139 164 1326 51 3 4 7 63

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