Traded to NY Islanders by Toronto with Jack Capuano and Paul Gagne for Mike Stevens and Gilles Thibaudeau, December 20, 1989. Signed as a free agent by Odessa (WPHL), December 9, 1999. Played w/ RHI's Ottawa Loggers in 1995 (22-25-28-53-38) and Denver Dare Devils in 1996 (16-3-15-18-32).
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