has a career high six goals along with five assists for 11 points and 16 penalty minutes in 26 games with the Abbotsford Heat this season ... recalled to Calgary on Apr.4 ... had two shots, one blocked shot in 13:20 in his season debut for the Flames on Apr.5 ... had a team high four blocked shots on Apr.10 ... played a season high 17:31, was a +2 and had his first point of the season (assist) on Apr. 19
SMHL First All-Star Team (2002) SMHL Top Defenseman (2002) WHL East First All-Star Team (2006)
Claimed on waivers by Calgary from Carolina, February 28, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to back injury in pre-seaon training .
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