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.
Obviously he's been my favorite goalie since I grew up. He's kind of close to my hometown so I've been watching him my whole life. It's a pretty special moment for me to score two goals on Lundqvist in such an important game as this.
— Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky after scoring his first two Stanley Cup Playoff goals against his childhood idol Henrik Lundqvist