WCHA First All-Star Team (1962, 1963, 1964) NCAA West First All-American Team (1963, 1964)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1967)
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 20, 1964. Claimed by Minnesota from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Claimed by Vancouver (WHL) from Minnesota in Reverse Draft, June 12, 1969.
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