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Ryan Kesler  #17

Anaheim Ducks  Center
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: August 31, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Livonia, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 208 DRAFTED: VAN / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (23rd overall)
AwardsSeasons
Frank J. Selke Trophy 2010-2011
2014-15 Regular Season: Last Game: Notched his 18th assist of the season in 19:48 TOI, Jan. 27 @ VAN...had two hits and two blocked shots with a +1 rating...won 10-of-15 faceoff attempts (67%) - Ranks tied for fourth among NHL shootout leaders with two game-deciding shootout goals and tied for fourth among NHL faceoff leaders with a 56.4% success rate (554-of-983) - Ranks third on the team in points (13-17=30) - Appeared in his 700th career NHL game, Jan. 16 vs. NJ - Recorded his third GWG of the season, 28th of his career, in overtime, Dec. 22 vs. SJ - Notched his 400th NHL point (assist), Oct. 26 vs. SJ - Converted on his first career penalty shot on Oct. 13 @ BUF, a successful attempt against Michal Neuvirth - Collected 1-2=3 points in his Anaheim debut, Oct. 9 @ PIT Milestones Within Reach: - 5 goals to 200 NHL goals PPG - 2014-15: 2; Career: 63 SHG - 2014-15: 0; Career: 10 OT Goals - 2014-15: 1; Career: 4 SO Goals - 2014-15: 4-for-9
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 in 2015 Entry Draft for Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa, 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 mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.

— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday