Mitch Reinke
Born (1996-02-04)February 4, 1996,
Stillwater, Minnesota, U.S.
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
NHL team St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2018–present


Mitch Reinke (born February 4, 1996) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently playing as a prospect to the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Reinke attended Stillwater High before playing junior hockey with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the United States Hockey League (USHL).

He committed to play collegiate hockey with Michigan Tech of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). In his freshman season in 2016–17 season, Reinke developed a scoring touch and sound defensive game with 20 points in 41 games to earn a selection to the WCHA All-Rookie Team.

In the following 2017–18 season, Reinke notched a new career high with 24 points in 35 games before opting to end his collegiate career after his sophomore year in signing as an Undrafted free agent to a two-year, entry-level contract with the St. Louis Blues on March 26, 2018.[1] Reinke was immediately added to the Blues roster and made his NHL debut with the Blues in a 6–0 defeat to the Arizona Coyotes on March 31, 2018.[2]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2011–12 Stillwater High USHS 21 2 10 12 0 2 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Stillwater High USHS 23 3 11 14 8 2 0 1 1 0
2013–14 Stillwater High USHS 23 5 14 19 12 3 0 0 0 2
2014–15 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders USHL 55 2 19 21 10 3 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Cedar Rapids RoughRiders USHL 56 5 25 30 22 5 1 1 2 6
2016–17 Michigan Tech WCHA 41 6 14 20 20
2017–18 Michigan Tech WCHA 35 3 21 24 31
2017–18 St. Louis Blues NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2018–19 San Antonio Rampage AHL 76 12 33 45 20
2019–20 San Antonio Rampage AHL 46 5 17 22 20
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

Award Year
USHL
All-Rookie Second Team 2015
College
WCHA All-Rookie Team 2016–17[3]
All-WCHA Third Team 2017–18[4]
AHL
All-Rookie Team 2018–19[5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Blues sign three players to entry-level contracts. St. Louis Blues (2018-03-26). Retrieved on 2018-03-26.
  2. Blues shutout by Coyotes. National Hockey League (2018-03-31). Retrieved on 2018-04-01.
  3. Awards - NCAA (WCHA) Rookie All-Star Team. Elite Prospects. Retrieved on 2018-11-15.
  4. WCHA announces 2017-18 All-WCHA Teams. uscho.com (2018-03-08). Retrieved on 2018-03-08.
  5. 2018-19 American Hockey League All-Rookie Team Named. OurSports Central (April 10, 2019).

External links[edit | edit source]

Mitch Reinke's career stats at Eliteprospects.com Mitch Reinke's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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