Alum Update: Mike Reilly

Reilly playing with the Vees in 2012

Reilly playing with the Vees in 2012

“When the Iowa Wild went into overtime with the Milwaukee Admirals last Saturday, rookie defenseman Mike Reilly wanted back on the ice.

After all, he had been on the ice when Milwaukee scored both of its goals — including the one to tie the match with just barely a minute left in regulation.

Less than three minutes into the overtime, the 22-year-old former Minnesota Gopher showed again why many think he won’t be in the American Hockey League for very long.”

Tom Witosky from wrote a feature today on Iowa Wild’s rookie defenseman and former Vee Mike Reilly, as part of the AHL On the Beat feature. In the article, Reilly talks about adjusting to pro hockey after his three-years at Minnesota.

Read the full article HERE.


About CBeauchemin

Director of Broadcasting & Communication for the Penticton Vees
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One Response to Alum Update: Mike Reilly

  1. Jean Mitchell says:

    That’s our Mikey! I like the ‘even keel’ description.
    Looking fwd to seeing Mikey in the big league soon, but don’t want to see him caught in a McDavid-like incident. Poor kid found out the hard way.

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