WHL East First All-Star Team (2007)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, April 27, 2007. Traded to Montreal by NY Rangers with Scott Gomez and Tom Pyatt for Chris Higgins, Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko, June 30, 2009.
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