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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: 202 DRAFTED: VAN / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (23rd overall)
Frank J. Selke Trophy 2010-2011
2015-16 Regular Season: Last game: Scoreless on three shots in 14:57 TOI, Nov. 21 @ TB...had three hits and two blocked shots...won 9-of-15 faceoffs (60%) - Appeared in his 100th game as a Duck, Nov. 17 @ NSH - Ranks third among team leaders in assists (6) and tied for fifth in scoring (1-6=7) - Had a season-high (1-1=2) points, including his first goal of the season, Nov. 9 vs. ARI - Earned his first point of the season (0-1=1) in 16:24 TOI, Oct. 22 @ NSH - Named Alternate Captain on Oct. 8, 2015 SHG - 2015-16: 0; Career: 11 PPG - 2015-16: 0; Career: 66 OT Goals - 2015-16: 0; Career: 5 SO Goals - 2015-16: 0-for-0; Career: 15-for-56, 26.7%, 6 GDG
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

He's been one of our top players all year. Tonight he was by far our best player. There wasn't anybody in the same universe as him.

— Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz on goalie Braden Holtby, who made 33 saves to shut out the Edmonton Oilers 1-0
World Cup of Hockey 2016