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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)
AwardsSeasons
Frank J. Selke Trophy 2010-2011
2015 Playoffs: Last Game: Notched his third multi-point game of the postseason with 1-1=2, May 25 vs. CHI...had seven hits and one takeaway in 17:29 TOI...won 14-of-19 faceoff attempts (74%) - Has 6-6=12 points in 14 games...is one shy of his career best in goals - 11 of his 18 postseason goals have come in the third period or OT - Ranks fourth among league faceoff leaders with a 59.6% success rate...won 64.1% of faceoffs in the Second Round and 63.3% in the First Round...has won 50% or more faceoffs in 13-of-14 games - Recorded a career-high 35:42 TOI, May 19 vs. CHI - Recorded a four game point streak (1-3=4), May 3-10 - Posted his fourth career multi-goal playoff game (2-0=2) and third career GWG with a career-high +3 rating, Apr. 22 @ WPG - Notched his first postseason goal as a Duck and added an assist (1-1=2), Apr. 20 @ WPG - Collected his first postseason assist as a Duck, Apr. 18 vs. WPG 2014-15 Regular Season: - Appeared in his 11th NHL season, his first with Anaheim
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

That's the biggest goal I've ever scored. It's a great feeling any time you do that, especially at home. We're one game away from a Stanley Cup berth. It was a huge goal and it felt unbelievable.

— Anaheim forward Matt Beleskey on scoring the overtime winner Monday to give the Ducks a 3-2 series lead against the Blackhawks