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| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
205 lb (93 kg)
| NHL Team (P)|
| New York Islanders|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
|Born|| August 29 1984,|
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
|NHL Draft|| 209th overall, 2003|
New York Rangers
|Pro Career||2007 – present|
Reese was drafted 209th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers. He played collegiate hockey with Harvard of the ECAC where he won two conference championships as well as made three NCAA tournament appearances. After missing 15 games his freshman season, including the 2004 World Junior Championships due to a back injury, Reese bounced back to have an outstanding sophomore campaign in 2004-05. He led all Crimson defensemen in scoring with 19 points (7goals, 12 assists) playing in all 34 games that season. He'd go on to lead Harvard defensemen in scoring each of the next two season while being named team Captain and MVP his senior year.
Reese made his professional debut in the 2007–08 season with the Phoenix Coyotes affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL. He played in 59 games, but his contributions were minimal as he was often scratched in favor of veteran defensemen Travis Roche, Bryan Helmer and Brendan Bell. In the 2008–09 season, Reese's ice time was increased significantly as he was again paired with former Harvard teammate Ryan Lannon on the back end.
In the Summer of 2009 Reese earned himself a contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets after attending their camp on a tryout basis. He was immediately assigned to Columbus' American League affiliate the Syracuse Crunch. He played in 51 games for the Crunch scoring 22 points and recording a team best +12 rating. Then, on March 1, two days before the NHL trade deadline Reese was dealt to the New York Islanders in exchange for Islanders forward Greg Moore. After reporting to the Islanders' AHL affiliate the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for one game, where he recorded a goal and an assist, Reese was recalled by the Islanders where he'd remain the rest of the season and finished the season with a very respectable 2 goals, 2 assists and a +4 rating.
|2007–08||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||59||1||6||7||49||3||1||1||2||4|
|2008–09||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||75||1||27||28||64||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||1||1||1||2||0||5||1||3||4||0|
|2009–10||New York Islanders||NHL||19||2||2||4||14||—||—||—||—||—|