QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1978) NHL Second All-Star Team (1983, 1988) NHL First All-Star Team (1984, 1986, 1987)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988)
Signed as an underage free agent by Birmingham (WHA), June, 1978. Traded to Chicago by Quebec with Greg Millen and Quebec's 6th round choice (Kevin St. Jacques) in 1991 Entry Draft for Mario Doyon, Everett Sanipass and Dan Vincelette, March 5, 1990. Suffered career-ending concussion in game vs. Montreal, March 16, 1994.
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