Traded to Chicago by New Jersey for Rob Conn, January 30, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, September 8, 1995. Claimed by Boston from Vancouver in NHL Waiver Draft, September 30, 1996. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 19, 1998. Traded to Anaheim by NY Islanders with Tony Hrkac for Ted Drury, October 29, 1999.
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