CCHA Rookie of the Year (1995) CCHA First All-Star Team (1998) CCHA Player of the Year (1998) NCAA West First All-American Team (1998)
Scored goal in game vs. Ferris State (CCHA), February 28, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, August 30, 2000. Signed to a PTO (tryout) contract by Hammarby (Sweden), August 13, 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