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Ryan Kesler | Center | #17

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/31/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 202
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (23) / VAN
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Ryan Kesler recorded an assist in a 2-1 overtime win against Tampa Bay on Tuesday.
Kesler has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four contests. He has 18 goals and 38 points in 47 contests. At this rate, this could be the first time Kesler's reached the 60-point mark since 2010-11. Jan 18 - 4:32 AM

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Ryan Kesler scored his 18th goal of the season Saturday.

It was into the empty net. Kesler had a huge up-and-down season in 2015-16 when he managed 53 points but only 12 came in the first 36 games of the season. This year has been different as he has 37 points in 45 games including six goals in his last seven. Kesler has been the Ducks best player this season and is well deserving of his trip to the All-Star game.
Jan 15 - 6:58 AM

Ryan Kesler has to be feeling validated after getting selected to the NHL All-Star Game.

The 32-year-old center leads the Ducks with 16 goals and 35 points in 42 games this campaign. "That gets me going," Kesler said. "Ever since I signed that contract [in the summer of 2015], I want to prove people wrong. You try not to hear it but you hear what people say. I think that motivates me every year to come back and prove that I'm not 'over the hill.'"
Jan 10 - 6:29 PM

Ryan Kesler scored his 16th goal of the season in Sunday night's loss to Minnesota.

Kesler and the Ducks fell 2-1 to Bruce Boudreau, their former coach's new team. Kesler seems to love playing on Sundays, as he has eight goals and 10 points in eight Sunday games this year — more than any other day of the week. Kesler has 16 goals and 35 points in 42 games this season.
Jan 8 - 11:20 PM

Ryan Kesler rang in the New Year with a feat he hasn't accomplished since 2011, as he notched a hat trick in Sunday night's 4-3 shootout victory over the Flyers.

It was the fourth hat trick of Kesler's career and his first in nearly six years. The 32-year-old now has 15 goals and 34 points through 39 games this season. Corey Perry's shootout winner helped the Ducks take the extra point from Philadelphia.
Jan 1 - 11:59 PM

Ryan Kesler registered two assists in Anaheim's 3-1 win over Calgary.

That was Kesler's seventh multi-point game of 2016-17. He has 12 goals and 31 points in 37 contests in 2016-17.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 09:06:00 AM

The Orange County Register makes the case for Ryan Kesler being the Ducks MVP.

Kesler can do it all as he plays in all situations and is by far the Ducks best at the faceoff dot. Kesler is also having a great fantasy season as he is tied with Ryan Getzlaf for the team lead in points with 28 including 12 goals which is second on the team to Rickard Rakell's 14. Add in a plus-six rating and 26 penalty minutes, Kesler is the Ducks best on the ice as well as in fantasy pools.
Sun, Dec 25, 2016 08:03:00 AM

Ryan Kesler had an assist Sunday to stretch his scoring streak to five games.

Kesler has four goals and seven points in the streak and now has 25 points including 12 goals in 29 games. He is a must-start at this time.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 07:58:00 AM

Ryan Kesler scored a goal and registered an assist in the Ducks' 6-5 win against Carolina on Wednesday.

Kesler is on a three-game point streak. He has 12 goals and 23 points in 27 contests in 2016-17, which is putting him in position to have a much better season than his 53-point showing in 2015-16.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 10:44:00 AM

Ryan Kesler notched two goals in an otherwise horrible night for the Ducks, who lost 8-3 to the Calgary Flames on Sunday.

Kesler now has 11 goals and 21 points in 26 games; keeping on pace for his best offensive output since the 2010-11 season when he scored 73 points with the Canucks.
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 12:17:00 AM

Ryan Kesler registered two assists in Tuesday's 2-1 win over Montreal.

Kesler is on a three-game point streak. He has eight goals and 18 points in 23 contests this season.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 08:54:00 AM

Ryan Kesler scored the game-winner in the Ducks come from behind 3-2 win over New Jersey on Thursday.

Kesler battled for a loose puck in front of the Devil's net to poke one home late in the third period. It was his second in as many games and fourth in the last four games. He has 8 goals and 14 points in 18 games to start the year. Jakob Silfverberg scored and added an assist. Rickard Rakell scored the goal for the Ducks.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 01:30:00 AM

Ryan Kesler scored twice in Anaheim's 4-2 win over Carolina Thursday night.

It was Kesler's second multi-goal game in the span of three contests. He has six goals and 12 points in 15 games this season.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 10:16:00 AM

Ryan Kesler's two goals burned the Flames on Sunday night as the Ducks emerged as 4-1 victors.

Kesler now has a four game point streak going with three goals and six points in that span. This season, the grinding veteran has four goals and 10 points through 13 games.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 12:44:00 AM

Ryan Kesler is on a three-game point streak.

Kesler had an assist in Anaheim's 5-1 win over the Coyotes on Friday. He's up to two goals and eight points in 12 contests in 2015-16.
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 08:49:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Antoine Vermette
4Nate Thompson
5Stefan Noesen
LW1Rickard Rakell
2Nick Ritchie
3Andrew Cogliano
4Joseph Cramarossa
5Nicolas Kerdiles
RW1Corey Perry
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Jared Boll
4Logan Shaw
5Ondrej Kase
D1Sami Vatanen
2Cam Fowler
3Hampus Lindholm
4Kevin Bieksa
5Simon Despres
6Clayton Stoner
7Korbinian Holzer
8Josh Manson
G1John Gibson
2Jonathan Bernier