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.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic