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.
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.