Brother of Fred and Jim
Claimed by Vancouver (WHL) from Chicago in Reverse Draft, June, 1969. NHL rights transferred to Vancouver after NHL club purchased Vancouver (WHL) franchise, December 19, 1969. Selected by Dayton-Houston (WHA) in WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972.
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