* Played his first game as a Winnipeg Jet on Nov. 3/11 at NYI (3-0W)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, September 14, 2005. Traded to Montreal by Anaheim with Anaheim's 5th round choice (later traded back to Anaheim Anaheim selkected Brian Cooper) in 2012 Entry Draft for Maxim Lapierre, December 31, 2010. Traded to Atlanta by Montreal for Drew MacIntyre, February 28, 2011. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Nurnberg (Germany), July 24, 2012.
It's a little different but it feels amazing. A new chapter in my life and I'm excited. It's been amazing. Better than I expected. The weather is great, the place is just amazing. I can't say enough good things about it. I'm glad to get the season going.
— Ryan Kesler on his transition to the Anaheim Ducks