CCHA First All-Star Team (1975) AHL First All-Star Team (1979) CHL Second All-Star Team (1981)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 12, 1977. Claimed by Winnipeg from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Minnesota by Winnipeg for cash, July 31, 1981. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, September 25, 1982. Traded to Edmonton by New Jersey with Paul Miller for Ron Low and Jim McTaggart, February 19, 1983.
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