WCHA All-Rookie Team (1998)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, May 15, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Briancon (France), November 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 12, 2006. Traded to Columbus by Colorado for Darcy Campbell and Phillipe Dupuis, January 22, 2008.
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