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Ryan Kesler

Ryan Kesler  #17

Anaheim Ducks  Center
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: August 31, 1984  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Livonia, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 208 DRAFTED: VAN / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (23rd overall)
Frank J. Selke Trophy 2010-2011
2015 Playoffs: Last Game: Scoreless on one shot in 19:15 TOI, May 27 @ CHI...had two hits, one takeaway and one blocked shot - Has 6-6=12 points in 15 one shy of his career best in goals - 11 of his 18 career postseason goals have come in the third period or OT - Ranks fifth among league faceoff leaders with a 58.3% success rate...won 64.1% of faceoffs in the Second Round and 63.3% in the First Round...has won 50% or more faceoffs in 13-of-15 games - Notched his third multi-point game of the postseason with 1-1=2, May 25 vs. CHI - Recorded a career-high 35:42 TOI, May 19 vs. CHI - Recorded a four game point streak (1-3=4), May 3-10 - Posted his fourth career multi-goal playoff game (2-0=2) and third career GWG with a career-high +3 rating, Apr. 22 @ WPG - Notched his first postseason goal as a Duck and added an assist (1-1=2), Apr. 20 @ WPG - Collected his first postseason assist as a Duck, Apr. 18 vs. WPG 2014-15 Regular Season: - Appeared in his 11th NHL season, first with Anaheim
Frank J. Selke Trophy (2011) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011) Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring shoulder injury and foot injuriy vs. Dallas, February 15, 2013. Traded to Anaheim by Vancouver with Vancouver's 3rd round choice (Deven Sideroff) in 2015 Entry Draft for Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa and Anaheim's 1st (Jared McCann) and 3rd (later traded to NY Rangers NY Rangers selected Keegan Iverson) round choices in 2014 Entry Draft, June 27, 2014.
Quote of the Day

I spent a long summer thinking about that playoff series and what could have been. [The Blackhawks] ended up being the Stanley Cup champions, so we know we lost to a very good team. It's tough to know how close we were, and it motivates us for this year.

— Nashville captain Shea Weber in an interview with the Predators website