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Ryan McDonagh

Ryan McDonagh  #27

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: June 13, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: St. Paul, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: MTL / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)

2013-14 Notes:

Named Team MVP and received the Players’ Player Award; became the first Ranger to win both awards in the same season since Brian Leetch in 2002-03

- Established career-highs in goals (14), assists (29), points (43), SHG (three), SHP (four), and GWG (four)

- Led the Rangers in average ice time (24:49), ranked second in blocked shots (131), and tied for third in GWG

- Established playoff career-highs in games played (25), goals (four), assists (13), and points (17)

- Tied for first among all NHL defensemen in assists and ranked second in points

- Tied for fourth in franchise history in assists during one playoff year and ranked third in franchise history for points by a defenseman in one playoff year

- Led all skaters with eight assists and 10 points in the Eastern Conference Finals against MTL; became the first defenseman in franchise history to register eight assists, and the second defenseman in franchise history to tally at least 10 points, in one playoff series

WCHA All-Rookie Team (2008) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2010) Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Chris Higgins and Pavel Valentenko for Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto, June 30, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Astana (KHL), October 9, 2012.
Quote of the Day

There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.

— San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels on his team's approach entering training camp