WCHA First All-Star Team (1990) WCHA Most Valuable Player (1990) NCAA West First All-American Team (1990)
Traded to Los Angeles by Detroit with Jimmy Carson and Marc Potvin for Paul Coffey, Sylvain Couturier and Jim Hiller, January 29, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Houston (IHL), September 14, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Orlando (IHL), 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