QMJHL All-Rookie Team (1996) QMJHL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1996) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1997) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1997) AHL Second All-Star Team (2004) John P. Sollenger Award (Leading Scorer - AHL) (2004)
Missed majority of 1997-98 due to concussion in training camp, September, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (Russia), May 4, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Omsk (Russia), August 29, 2006.
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