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USA Ryan Kesler
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
36
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Contract
21/22
Cap Hit
$6,875,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time NHL Top Defensive Forward (Frank J. Selke Trophy) 1

A talented two-way center. A strong player who is useful on both powerplay and penalty kill. Works hard both offensively and defensively. Strong in front of the net. (Matias Strozyk)

Father: Mike Kesler Cousin: Josh Kesler

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Little Caesars 14U AAA 14U AAA - - - - - | -
1999-00 Honeybaked 18U AAA 18U AAA 72 44 73 117 - | -
2000-01 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 26 8 20 28 24 | -
U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 56 7 21 28 40 | -
2001-02 USNTDP Juniors USHL 13 5 5 10 10 | -
U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 10 5 6 11 4 | -
U.S. National U18 Team USDP 46 11 33 44 23 | -
USA U18 WJC-18 8 2 5 7 4 7 | -
2002-03 Ohio State Univ. NCAA 40 11 20 31 44 6 | -
USA U20 WJC-20 7 3 4 7 6 3 | -
2003-04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 28 2 3 5 16 -2 | -
Manitoba Moose AHL 33 3 8 11 29 -4 | -
USA U20 WJC-20 6 3 0 3 6 -2 | -
2004-05 Manitoba Moose AHL 78 30 28 58 105 22 | Playoffs 14 4 5 9 8 7
2005-06 Vancouver Canucks NHL 82 10 13 23 79 1 | -
USA WC 7 0 1 1 0 1 | -
2006-07 Vancouver Canucks NHL 48 6 10 16 40 1 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 Vancouver Canucks NHL 80 21 16 37 79 1 | -
2008-09 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 82 26 33 59 61 8 | Playoffs 10 2 2 4 14 -2
2009-10 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 82 25 50 75 104 1 | Playoffs 12 1 9 10 4 3
USA OG 6 2 0 2 2 5 | -
2010-11 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 82 41 32 73 66 24 | Playoffs 25 7 12 19 47 0
2011-12 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 77 22 27 49 56 11 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 6 -1
2012-13 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 17 4 9 13 12 -5 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0 -2
2013-14 Vancouver Canucks “A” NHL 77 25 18 43 81 -15 | -
USA OG 6 1 3 4 0 6 | -
2014-15 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 81 20 27 47 75 -5 | Playoffs 16 7 6 13 24 2
2015-16 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 79 21 32 53 78 5 | Playoffs 7 4 0 4 0 2
2016-17 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 82 22 36 58 83 8 | Playoffs 17 1 7 8 32 -6
USA WCup 3 0 0 0 4 -3 | -
2017-18 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 44 8 6 14 46 -4 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 6 0
2018-19 Anaheim Ducks “A” NHL 60 5 3 8 44 -19 | -
2019-20 Anaheim Ducks NHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2020-21   Anaheim Ducks NHL - - - - - | -
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Detroit Little Caesars QC Int PW - - - - - | -
Skill Rating

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Strength
15
Shooting Accuracy
14
Puckhandling
14

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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2018-2019
Wed 06/03 Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues
Tue 05/03 Anaheim Ducks @ Arizona Coyotes
Sun 03/03 Anaheim Ducks vs Colorado Avalanche
Fri 01/03 Anaheim Ducks vs Vegas Golden Knights
Wed 27/02 Anaheim Ducks vs Chicago Blackhawks
Mon 25/02 Anaheim Ducks @ Vancouver Canucks
Sat 23/02 Anaheim Ducks @ Edmonton Oilers
Fri 22/02 Anaheim Ducks @ Calgary Flames
Tue 19/02 Anaheim Ducks @ Minnesota Wild
Sun 17/02 Anaheim Ducks vs Washington Capitals
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
14U AAA 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
18U AAA 1 72 44 73 117 1.63 0 0 | 0
AHL 2 111 33 36 69 0.62 134 18 | 1 14 4 5 9 0.64 8 7
NAHL 2 66 12 27 39 0.59 44 0 | 0
NCAA 1 40 11 20 31 0.78 44 6 | 0
NHL 17 1001 258 315 573 0.57 920 10 | 10 101 24 41 65 0.64 133 -4
OG 2 12 3 3 6 0.50 2 11 | 0
QC Int PW 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
USDP 2 72 19 53 72 1.00 47 0 | 0
USHL 1 13 5 5 10 0.77 10 0 | 0
WC 1 7 0 1 1 0.14 0 1 | 0
WCup 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 -3 | 0
WJC-18 1 8 2 5 7 0.88 4 7 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 6 4 10 0.77 12 1 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/15/2015
07/15/2015 Extension Anaheim Ducks Anaheim Ducks
06/27/2014
06/27/2014 Confirmed Vancouver Canucks Anaheim Ducks
03/19/2010
03/19/2010 Extension Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2000, 5 #89 overall by Brampton Battalion in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Anaheim Ducks

Cult/Star player for Ohio State Univ.

Cult/Star player for Vancouver Canucks

Career transactions
- 2010-03-19 • Signed to a five-year contract extension by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2007-05-24 • Signed to a three-year contract extension by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2006-09-14 • Re-signed as a restricted free agent to a one-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2006-09-12 • Signed to a one-year, offer-sheet contract by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2003-08-18 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Vancouver Canucks

Other memorable dates
- 2003-11-29 • Scored 1st career NHL goal (vs Calgary vs Jamie McLennan)
- 2003-11-24 • Made NHL debut (vs Toronto)

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