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.
When we started our journey we made a commitment to our fans to be relevant and to see the Chicago Blackhawks become the best professional hockey organization. There are not two finer symbols of that than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The commitment we have made to these incredible young men is equal to the commitment they have made to our team, our fans, our entire organization and the city of Chicago.
— Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz on signing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to contract extensions