Joe Reekie

Joe Reekie began his seventeen year NHL career with the Buffalo Sabres after playing with the North Bay Centennials and Cornwall Royals in the OHL from 1982 to 1985. During that time, he played between the AHL and NHL with Buffalo until 1989, and then with the Islanders for three seasons.

Reekie earned a permanent spot in the NHL when the Tampa Bay Lightning chose him in the Expansion Draft of 1992. He spent two seasons in Tampa Bay before he was traded to the Washington Capitals in 1994. He played with the Capitals for the next eight years. Reekie was known as a reliable player throughout his time in Washington, with a strong ability to clear the crease and kill penalties. He remained a top four defenseman in all his seasons with the Capitals. He played seventeen games with the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2001-2002 season before announcing retirement.

Joe Reekie currently works fro the NHLPA.