Ryan Kesler

Ryan Kesler  #17

Anaheim Ducks  Center
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: August 31, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Livonia, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 208 DRAFTED: VAN / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (23rd overall)
Frank J. Selke Trophy 2010-2011
2014-15 Regular Season Last Game: Posted his seventh career 20-goal season, Mar. 29 @ NJ...won a game-high 12-of-19 faceoffs (63%) - Has goals in two of his last four games (2-0=2)...ranks third on the team in scoring (20-27=47) and tied for second in assists and PPG...marks his highest point total since 2011-12 (22-27=49) with Vancouver - Is 45-of-65 in the faceoff circle (69.2%) in the last three games (3-0-0) and has won 50%-or-more faceoff attempts in 22 of his last 24 contests - Ranks tied for sixth among NHL faceoff leaders with a 56.3% success rate - Scored his 200th career NHL goal in overtime, his fifth career OT goal and second of the season, Mar. 18 vs. LA - Recorded his 11th career SHG, Mar. 3 @ DAL - Appeared in his 700th career NHL game, Jan. 16 vs. NJ - Converted on his first career penalty shot on Oct. 13 @ BUF, a successful attempt against Michal Neuvirth PPG - 2014-15: 5; Career: 66 SHG - 2014-15: 1; Career: 11 OT Goals - 2014-15: 2; Career: 5 SO Goals - 2014-15: 4-for-10
Frank J. Selke Trophy (2011) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011) Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring shoulder injury and foot injuriy vs. Dallas, February 15, 2013. Traded to Anaheim by Vancouver with Vancouver's 3rd round choice in 2015 Entry Draft for Nick Bonino, Luca Sbisa, Anaheim's 1st (Jared McCann) and 3rd (later traded to NY Rangers NY Rangers selected Keegan Iverson) round choices in 2014 Entry Draft, June 27, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes