Family name originally Adamakos
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1988)
Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, June 25, 1984. Traded to Vancouver by New Jersey with Kirk McLean and New Jersey's 2nd round choice (Leif Rohlin) in 1988 Entry Draft for Patrik Sundstrom and Vancouver's 2nd (Jeff Christian) and 4th (Matt Ruchty) round choices in 1988 Entry Draft, September 15, 1987. Traded to Dallas by Vancouver with Dan Kesa and Vancouver's 5th round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Jason Morgan) in 1995 Entry Draft for Russ Courtnall, April 7, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 1, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Florida, November 6, 2000.
That group is not satisfied until we win a Stanley Cup. When we do win that Stanley Cup, I don't think we'll be satisfied then either. We're going to want another one. We have the group to do it. We have all the pieces. We just need to put them together.
— Ducks forward Ryan Kesler after signing a six-year extension with Anaheim this past July