WCJHL Second All-Star Team (1949)
Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by NY Rangers with Eric Pogue for Andy Bathgate and Vic Howe, November 15, 1954. Suffered career-ending eye injury in game vs. Pittsburgh (AHL) February 27, 1955.
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