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Drive to the Net: Reaves proves worth … with gloves on

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Ryan Reaves celebrates his second-period goal. - AP

Willie O'Ree, the Jackie Robinson of hockey, was being interviewed during a second-period TV timeout on the big board at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday night. The man who broke the NHL's color barrier 60 years ago was saying how Ryan Reaves had promised he'd get a goal for him.

Does that make Reaves the Babe Ruth of hockey?

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