Ryan scored seven points in seven games at the 2006 World Junior tournament held in Vancouver. In the 2010 Olympics, he will be playing with 2006 World Junior teammates Jack Johnson, Erik Johnson and Phil Kessel, who combined for an additional 21 points in seven games.
Finished second to Columbus G Steve Mason in the 2009 Calder Trophy voting for NHL Rookie of the Year. Olympic teammate Patrick Kane won the Calder in 2008.
Ryan is one of seven Anaheim Ducks on Olympic rosters. Along with the Canucks and Red Wings, the Ducks have the second most players named to Olympic teams.
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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