NHL Second All-Star Team (1986) William M. Jennings Trophy (1986) (shared with Darren Jensen)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1986)
Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, June 18, 1981. Traded to NY Rangers by Philadelphia for Kjell Samuelsson and NY Rangers' 2nd round choice (Patrik Juhlin) in 1989 Entry Draft, December 18, 1986.
It's a little different but it feels amazing. A new chapter in my life and I'm excited. It's been amazing. Better than I expected. The weather is great, the place is just amazing. I can't say enough good things about it. I'm glad to get the season going.
— Ryan Kesler on his transition to the Anaheim Ducks