SJHL First All-Star Team CHL First All-Star Team (1983)
Rights transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976. Traded to NY Islanders by Cleveland with Wayne Merrick and Cleveland's 4th round choice (draft choice cancelled by the Cleveland-Minnesota merger) in 1978 Entry Draft for J. P. Parise and Jean Potvin, January 10, 1978.
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