Lady Byng Trophy (1981)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1981, 1983)
Traded to Pittsburgh by Toronto for Blaine Stoughton and Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Trevor Johansen) in 1977 Entry Draft, September 13, 1974. Suffered eventual career-ending neck injury in game vs. Quebec, February 13, 1984. Named interim Assistant Coach of Pittsburgh, November 2, 1999. Named Assistant Coach of Pittsburgh, June 22, 2000.
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