Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (AHL Sportsmanship) (1998)
Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, September 3, 1998. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders for Niklas Andersson, August 17, 1999. Traded to Los Angeles by Toronto for Don MacLean, February 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Rochester (AHL), July 20, 2000.
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