WCJHL First All-Star Team (1971)
Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July, 1971. Traded to Pittsburgh by Philadelphia with Tom Bladon and Ross Lonsberry for Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Behn Wilson) in 1978 Amateur Draft, June 14, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Washington, September 4, 1981.
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