June 25, 1971 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|Played for||St. Louis Blues
|NHL Draft||242nd overall, 1990
New Jersey Devils
Todd R. Reirden (born June 25, 1971 in Deerfield, Illinois) is an American professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is currently an assistant coach for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Before that he was an assistant coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins and former head coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League (AHL). Reirden played in the NHL for the St. Louis Blues, Phoenix Coyotes, Atlanta Thrashers, and Edmonton Oilers.
Reirden was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 12th round, 242nd overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft. Upon being drafted Reirden went to Bowling Green State University where he played for 4 years. From there he played in the ECHL and IHL for a number of years before finally getting the call up to the NHL with the Edmonton Oilers for part of the 1998–99 season. Following his brief stint with the Oilers Reirden signed as a free agent with the St. Louis Blues and had his most successful season in the NHL for the 1999–2000 season, scoring 25 points. The following year Reirden was hurt for most of the year and played only 38 games with the Blues. Reirden then played the 2001–02 season with the Atlanta Thrashers. He played his last tour in the NHL with the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2003–04 season, playing in 7 games.
In the 2005–06 season, Reirden played for the DEG Metro Stars of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany and his last season as a player was split between EC Graz of the Austrian Hockey League and SønderjyskE Ishockey in Denmark's Superisligaen.
On July 31, 2010 Reirden was named assistant coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins joining other Assistant Coach Tony Granato. He replaces Mike Yeo who left the organization to become the head coach of the AHL Houston Aeros.
On June 25, 2014, it was announced that he and Tony Granato had been relieved of their duties with the Penguins. Later in the same day, he was hired by the Washington Capitals as an assistant coach.
|1994–95||Albany River Rats||AHL||2||0||1||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Cincinnati Mighty Ducks||AHL||39||3||8||11||42||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Cincinnati Mighty Ducks||AHL||58||7||13||20||97||—||—||—||—||—|
|1992–93||Bowling Green State University||CCHA||41||8||17||25||48||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||Bowling Green State University||CCHA||38||7||23||30||56||—||—||—||—||—|
|1990–91||Bowling Green State University||CCHA||28||1||5||6||22||—||—||—||—||—|
|1991–92||Bowling Green State University||CCHA||33||8||7||15||34||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||DEG Metro Stars||DEL||37||4||13||17||72||14||0||4||4||10|
|1994–95||Tallahassee Tiger Sharks||ECHL||43||5||25||30||61||13||2||5||7||10|
|1995–96||Jacksonville Lizard Kings||ECHL||15||1||10||11||41||1||0||2||2||4|
|1995–96||Tallahassee Tiger Sharks||ECHL||7||1||3||4||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||San Antonio Dragons||IHL||70||5||14||19||132||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||Fort Wayne Komets||IHL||11||2||2||4||16||4||0||2||2||4|
|1996–97||San Antonio Dragons||IHL||23||2||5||7||51||9||0||1||1||17|
|2000–01||St. Louis Blues||NHL||38||2||4||6||43||1||0||0||0||0|
|1999–00||St. Louis Blues||NHL||56||4||21||25||32||4||0||1||1||0|
- http://bgsufalcons.cstv.com/sports/m-hockey/mtt/reirden_todd00.html Player Bio: Todd Reirden
- "Penguins Promote Reirden to Fill Assistant Coaching Position". Pittsburgh Penguins.
- "Capitals Name Todd Reirden Assistant Coach". http://capitals.nhl.com. Retrieved 26 June 2014. External link in
|Head Coach of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins