Traded to Chicago by Winnipeg for Chicago's 4th round choice (later traded to Toronto Toronto selected Vladimir Antipov) in 1996 Entry Draft, March 20, 1996. Traded to Calgary by Chicago for Marc Hussey, March 18, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, June 21, 2001.
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