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Sam Reinhart

Born:November 6, 1995Draft:2014 Sabres, 2nd Overall
Hometown:North Vancouver, BC, CANPosition:C/RW
Known For:Nickname “Reino”Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Florida Panthers

Samson “Sam” Reinhart (born November 6, 1995) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nicknamed “Reino” by Sabres fans, Reinhart was selected second overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Reinhart was selected 15th overall by the Ice in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft. Reinhart was a member of the Ed Chynoweth Cup-winning team in the 2010–11 season. He was awarded the Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy in 2011–12, having been the league’s top rookie that season. Along with Max and Griffin, he is one of three hockey-playing brothers, and are the sons of former National Hockey League (NHL) All-Star Paul Reinhart. Reinhart was ranked fourth on NHL Central Scouting Bureau’s 2014 midterm rankings for North American skaters.

Reinhart has represented Canada at five International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) sanctioned events, two at the under-18 level, two at the world junior level, and one at the IIHF Men’s World Championship. He won gold in 2016, gold in 2015 and bronze in 2012 at the under-18 level. Additionally, Reinhart represented Canada Pacific at the 2012 World U-17 Hockey Challenge and Canada at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.

Sam Reinhart Buffalo Sabres
Sam Reinhart with the Buffalo Sabres (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Sam Reinhart Statistics

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Achievements

  • BC U18 Champion — 2010-11
  • BC U18 Most Goals (38) — 2010-11
  • Canada Winter Games Gold Medal — 2010-11
  • Mac’s Midget AAA Tournament Champion — 2010-11
  • Telus Cup Most Points — 2010-11
  • Telus Cup Top Forward — 2010-11
  • WHL Champion — 2010-11
  • U18 WJC Bronze Medal — 2011-12
  • WHL Rookie of the Year (Jim Piggott Trophy) — 2011-12
  • Hlinka Memorial Gold Medal — 2012-13
  • U18 WJC Gold Medal — 2012-13
  • WHL (East) Second All-Star Team — 2012-13
  • CHL Sportsman of the Year — 2013-14
  • WHL (East) First All-Star Team — 2013-14
  • WHL CHL Subway Super Series — 2013-14
  • WHL Most Sportsmanlike Player (Brad Hornung Trophy) — 2013-14
  • WHL Player of the Year (Four Broncos Trophy) — 2013-14
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team — 2014-15
  • U20 WJC Best Plus/Minus (+13) — 2014-15
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal — 2014-15
  • U20 WJC Most Goals (5) — 2014-15
  • U20 WJC Most Points (11) — 2014-15
  • U20 WJC Scorer of the Championship Winning Goal — 2014-15
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team — 2014-15
  • WHL (East) Second All-Star Team — 2014-15
  • World Championship Gold Medal — 2015-16
  • World Championship Silver Medal — 2018-19

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