IHL First All-Star Team (1995) Garry F. Longman Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year IHL) (1995) James Norris Memorial Trophy (fewest goals against IHL) (1995) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP IHL) (1995) James Norris Memorial Trophy (fewest goals against IHL) (1996) (shared with Mark McArthur) Norman R. ``Bud'' Poile Trophy (Playoff MVP IHL) (1996) WC-A All-Star Team (1997, 1998, 1999) Named Best Goaltender at WC-A (1997, 1999)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2000, 2002)
Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders for Mats Lindgren and Edmonton's 8th round choice (Radek Martinek) in 1999 Entry Draft, March 20, 1999. Traded to Colorado by Edmonton with Edmonton's 6th round choice (Justin Mercier) in 2005 Entry Draft for Tom Gilbert, March 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by MODO (Sweden), June 3, 2004.
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