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Ryan Getzlaf | Center | #15

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/10/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 221
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (19) / ANA
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Ryan Getzlaf was fined the maximum $10,000 for an inappropriate remark made during Game 4 against the Nashville Predators.
"Getzlaf's comment in Thursday's game, particularly as directed to another individual on the ice, was inappropriately demeaning and disrespectful, and crossed the line into behavior that we deem unacceptable," said NHL senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell. "The type of language chosen and utilized in this instance will not be tolerated in the National Hockey League." The fine is apparently for a homophobic slur he directed at another individual on the ice. If that's true, Getzlaf seems to have gotten off easy considering Andrew Shaw was suspended for one playoff game after also using a homophobic slur during the 2016 playoffs. May 20 - 2:12 PM

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Ryan Getzlaf helped the Ducks force themselves back into Game 2 and escape victorious by notching three assists in Sunday's 5-3 win over Nashville.

Getzlaf earned an assist late in the first period to prevent the Ducks from going into the first intermission down by two goals. He then assisted on the go-ahead goal late in the second period to put Anaheim up 4-3, then the empty netter in the final minute to seal it. Getzlaf led a resilient Ducks squad to victory, as he has done all post-season long with eight goals and 18 points through 13 games.
May 14 - 10:55 PM

Ryan Getzlaf has been a stud against Edmonton with five goals and 10 points in five games.

That includes eight points in his last three games as Getzlaf has taken the Ducks on his back and given them a 3-2 series lead after they trailed 2-0 heading into Games 3 and 4 in Edmonton. As of now, Getzlaf has to be considered the front-runner for the Conn Smythe Trophy but the Ducks still have to close out the Oilers and then win the final two series in order for Getzlaf to be in the running when the Stanley Cup is awarded in June.
May 7 - 7:35 AM

Ryan Getzlaf has eight points in his last three games.

That includes a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-3 2OT victory over Edmonton. The Ducks found themselves behind 2-0 in the second round series and Getzlaf caught fire to help lead Anaheim to the brink of advancement. Whatever happens going forward, Getzlaf should be praised for his efforts in the 2017 playoffs as he already has eight goals and 15 points in nine games.
May 6 - 4:28 AM

Ryan Getzlaf scored two goals and two assists in Wednesday's 4-3 OT win over the Edmonton Oilers.

What a monster performance by the Ducks captain. Anaheim was down 2-0 going into the second period, but that's when Getzlaf took over. He got his team on the board at the 1:37 mark of the second frame to cut the deficit to 2-1, he picked up the primary assist on Rickard Rakell's game-tying goal less than four minutes later and he added the go-ahead marker with less than six minutes remaining in the second. Edmonton's Drake Caggiula managed to tie the game with less than two minutes remaining in regulation, but Anaheim forward Jakob Silfverberg netted the game-winning goal just 45 seconds into OT. It was Getzlaf's shot block and primary assist that led to the Silfverberg goal. He finished the night with a plus-4 rating, three shots on goal and two hits in 25:56 of ice time. Getzlaf is now up to seven goals and six assists in eight games this postseason. The best-of-seven series is now tied at two. Game 5 will be played in Anaheim on Friday night.
May 4 - 1:19 AM

Ryan Getzlaf helped push his team back into their series with the Oilers, scoring a goal and adding an assist in Sunday's 6-3 victory.

The win cuts the Oilers' series lead down to 2-1 and the Ducks will try to even the score on Wednesday. Getzlaf's hot conclusion to the regular season has carried over to the playoffs, as the star center has five goals and nine points in eight post-season games.
Apr 30 - 10:27 PM

Ryan Getzlaf has been nominated for the Mark Messier Leadership Award.

The award is given to "the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice, during the regular season." The Ducks captain plays a big role in the "Anaheim Ducks Learn to Play" program. Getzlaf and his wife have raised $1.65 million through their annual golf tournament. Columbus' Nick Foligno and Calgary's Mark Giordano are the other two nominees.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 27 - 8:04 PM

Ryan Getzlaf scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.

Getzlaf opened the scoring with a beautiful wrist shot just 37 seconds into the second period to give his team a 1-0 lead. Getzlaf was the victim of some poor luck a few minutes later, as his stick broke while the Ducks were trying to kill off a 5-on-3 Oilers power play. Moments after Getzlaf's stick shattered, Mark Letestu found the back of the net to tie the game. The Ducks captain was able to cut Edmonton's third-period lead to 3-2 by picking up the primary assist on Patrick Eaves' goal. Getzlaf now has four goals and three assists in five games this postseason. Anaheim will look to even up the series at home on Friday night.
Apr 27 - 1:33 AM

Coach Randy Carlyle wants Ryan Getzlaf to shoot more often.

"His best explanation is this: He says the coaches tell him to shoot the puck, but his linemates tell him to pass it to them, so he doesn't listen to the coach, he listens to the linemates," Carlyle said. "Getzy has a vision and has a range and size and ability that he can do things that a lot of people can't." He had 10 shots on goal and three markers against Calgary in Round 1 of the playoffs. Getzlaf had five points in the Ducks' four-game sweep over the Flames.
Apr 25 - 6:54 PM

Ryan Getzlaf scored a goal in Anaheim's 3-1 win over Calgary in Game 4 on Wednesday.

The Ducks have completed their four-game sweep of the Flames. Getzlaf was a major contributed in that by scoring three goals and five points in the first round.
Apr 20 - 9:35 AM

Ryan Getzlaf notched a goal and an assist in Anaheim's 3-2 win over Calgary on Saturday night.

He had a goal and an assist in Game 1 as well and now the Ducks have a 2-0 series lead. Getzlaf netted the game-winning goal on a late third-period power play. He also generated two PIM, three shots, three hits and went 12 of 14 faceoffs. Getzlaf finished the regular season on a scoring tear and that has continued in the playoffs.
Apr 16 - 1:46 AM

Ryan Getzlaf scored and added an assist in the Ducks 3-2 Game 1 win over Calgary on Thursday.

Getzlaf was easily the best player on the ice for either team in one of the most entertaining games of the postseason so far. The Ducks' captain got things started on the power play early in the first period and then later picked up the first assist on Rickard Rakell's tying goal in the second period. Getzlaf also had four shots on goal in nearly 24 minutes of ice-time thanks to numerous power-play time. He's the first Ducks player to reach 100 playoff points. Jakob Silfverberg scored the winning the goal and also added an assist while Shea Theodore collected two helpers.
Apr 14 - 8:08 AM

Ryan Getzlaf capped off the regular season with three assists in a 4-3 overtime win over Los Angeles on Sunday night.

The captain is red hot heading into the playoffs, with 27 points through 18 games in March and April. This season, Getzlaf contributed 15 goals and 73 points in 74 games.
Apr 10 - 1:15 AM

Ryan Getzlaf reached the 70-point milestone on Thursday.

Getzlaf registered an assist in Thursday's contest that also extended his point streak to four games. This is the second time in the span of three seasons that he's gotten 70 points. Over the course of his career he's reached the 70-point mark on six occasions.
Apr 7 - 9:58 AM

Ryan Getzlaf carried over some of the momentum from a fantastic month of March, but his contributions weren't enough to steer the Anaheim Ducks to a victory; they fell 3-2 to the Edmonton Oilers in OT.

Getzlaf scored a goal in the game, but he was unable to make the difference in this defeat. Getzlaf ranked as one of the best players of March, generating a whopping 20 points in just 13 games.
Apr 2 - 1:04 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Antoine Vermette
4Sam Carrick
5Sam Steel
6Derek Grant
7Kalle Kossila
LW1Rickard Rakell
2Nick Ritchie
3Andrew Cogliano
4Dennis Rasmussen
5Ondrej Kase
6Nicolas Kerdiles
7Logan Shaw
8Max Jones
RW1Corey Perry
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Patrick Eaves
4Chris Wagner
5Jared Boll
D1Sami Vatanen
2Cam Fowler
3Hampus Lindholm
4Francois Beauchemin
5Brandon Montour
6Josh Manson
7Kevin Bieksa
8Korbinian Holzer
G1John Gibson
2Ryan Miller