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USA Ryan Kesler

#17 Anaheim Ducks / NHL - 21/22

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# Player GP G A TP
1. Peter Quenneville 41 32 37 69
2. Patrick Thoresen 43 20 41 61
3. Kristian Jakobsson 43 17 41 58
4. Austin Cangelosi 39 26 31 57
5. Mika Partanen 43 24 33 57
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Ryan Kesler Facts

Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
39
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Agency
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 Brother : Todd Kesler

Team Staff profile of Ryan Kesler also available

Ryan Kesler 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 NTDP 26* 8* 20* 28* 24* -* |
U.S. National U18 Team NAHL 56* 7* 21* 28* 40* -* |
USA U17 WHC-17 6* 1* 6* 7* 0* -* |
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 NTDP 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 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |
2021-22 Anaheim Ducks NHL 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* |

Ryan Kesler Tournament Statistics

S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Detroit Little Caesars QC Int PW -* -* -* -* -* -* |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2022-23 Detroit Jr. Red Wings QC Int PW Head Coach
2023-24 Little Caesars 13U AAA 13U AAA Head Coach
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Ryan Kesler Game Log

Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
2019-03-06T18:00:00-0900 Anaheim Ducks vs St. Louis Blues
2019-03-05T17:00:00-0900 Anaheim Ducks @ Arizona Coyotes
2019-03-03T12:00:00-0900 Anaheim Ducks vs Colorado Avalanche
2019-03-01T18:00:00-0900 Anaheim Ducks vs Vegas Golden Knights
2019-02-27T18:00:00-0900 Anaheim Ducks vs Chicago Blackhawks
2019-02-25T18:00:00-0900 Anaheim Ducks @ Vancouver Canucks
2019-02-23T19:00:00-0800 Anaheim Ducks @ Edmonton Oilers
2019-02-22T20:00:00-0600 Anaheim Ducks @ Calgary Flames
2019-02-19T19:00:00-0600 Anaheim Ducks @ Minnesota Wild
2019-02-17T20:00:00-0600 Anaheim Ducks vs Washington Capitals
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Ryan Kesler Career Totals

League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
14U AAA 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
18U AAA 1 72* 44* 73* 117* 1.63* -* -* | 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 * * * * * *
NCAA 1 40* 11* 20* 31* 0.78* 44* 6* | 0 * * * * * *
NHL 18 1 001* 258* 315* 573* 0.57* 920* 10* | 10 101 24 * 41 * 65 * 0.64 * 133 * -4 *
NTDP 2 72* 19* 53* 72* 1.00* 47* -* | 0 * * * * * *
OG 2 12* 3* 3* 6* 0.50* 2* 11* | 0 * * * * * *
QC Int PW 1 -* -* -* -* -* -* -* | 0 * * * * * *
USHL 1 13* 5* 5* 10* 0.77* 10* -* | 0 * * * * * *
WC 1 7* 0* 1* 1* 0.14* 0* 1* | 0 * * * * * *
WCup 1 3* 0* 0* 0* 0.00* 4* -3* | 0 * * * * * *
WHC-17 1 6* 1* 6* 7* 1.17* 0* -* | 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 * * * * * *
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Ryan Kesler Connections

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

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Ryan Kesler 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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