WHL East First All-Star Team (2000, 2001) WHL Player of the Year (2001) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2001)
Signed as a free agent by Jokerit Helsinki (Finland), September 6, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), November 8, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Nurnberg (Germany), January 25, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 10, 2007.
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