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Ryan Getzlaf | Center | #15

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/10/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 223
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (19) / ANA
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Ryan Getzlaf scored a goal and registered an assist in Anaheim's 2-0 win against Dallas on Wednesday.
Getzlaf's goal was a shorthanded marker in the third period. He has eight goals and 38 points in 38 contests this season. It's a shame that he missed a significant chunk of the season, but if he can stay healthy in 2018-19 then it wouldn't be surprising to see him go back above the 70-point milestone. Feb 22 - 4:38 AM

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Ryan Getzlaf isn't happy with the officiating that the Ducks have been dealing with this season.

"It’s a frustrating time," Getzlaf said. "As players, we’re not sure what penalties are and what they aren’t. As the ebbs and flows of the game (go), it’s hard to understand what’s going on all the time and maintaining what we want to do to compete. I didn’t feel like anybody was in danger at any point on the ice but somehow there was 10 penalties or whatever there was. That’s not hockey. And that’s not allowing players to play and be themselves and compete." Getzlaf's reference to 10 penalties was in regards to how many minors (it was actually 11) that Anaheim took on Saturday, but that contest was hardly an isolated incident for the Ducks. The Ducks' 219 minor penalties this season are the highest in the league, so it's not surprising that the Ducks would be frustrated there. Anaheim is also just middle of the road when it comes to killing penalties too, so the Ducks either need to improve on special teams or find a way to cut down on the penalties.
Feb 6 - 4:40 AM

Ryan Getzlaf believes that the time he missed this season due to injury will ultimately make him better rested for the playoffs.

"I think so," Getzlaf said. "I’ve only played 25 games or something. I don’t know if we’ll really see the results of that until come playoff time again, where you’re able to have the energy to go the distance and play a lot of minutes in those key situations." Getzlaf was forced to miss 19 games due to a facial fracture. He's excelled when healthy with six goals and 31 points in 27 games.
Feb 1 - 5:10 AM

Ryan Getzlaf finished with a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 6-3 victory against the visiting Rangers.

The goal was just the sixth of the season for Getzlaf, who missed about six weeks due to a fractured zygomatic bone in his face. He has made up for lost time, posting four goals with 11 points across nine outings in January, and five goals with 19 assists over his past 19 outings. Needless to say, he has re-emerged as a fantasy must-start option across all formats.
Jan 24 - 3:06 AM

Ryan Getzlaf scored a goal and picked up an assist in a 6-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.

The Sharks appeared to lose Getzlaf who found his way to the front of the net for the easy tap-in off a feed from Ondrej Kase. Since Getzlaf has returned from his facial injury, he has picked up 21 points in 18 games. He's still available in 10% of Yahoo leagues and should be scooped up if he is lying around on your waiver wire. The 32-year-old's assist came on a power play goal scored by Rickard Rakell.
Jan 22 - 12:00 AM

A post-game scoring change credited Ryan Getzlaf with an assist on Wednesday.

It was Getzlaf's 600th assist of his career. He's the 86th player to reach that milestone in the history of the NHL. Getzlaf has unfortunately missed a good chunk of the 2017-18 campaign due to injury, but he's been great when healthy with four goals and 26 points in 22 games.
Jan 18 - 9:07 AM

Ryan Getzlaf scored his fourth goal of the season Saturday.

Getzlaf is an assists machine but has two goals in his last three contests. The veteran center has 24 points in 19 games thus far this season and has been the Ducks most productive player, just as he has been throughout most of his career.
Jan 7 - 7:28 AM

Ryan Getzlaf posted a goal with two assists and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 5-0 win in Vancouver.

Getzlaf has been on fire and making up for lost time after his lengthy absence due to a fractured zygomatic bone. He has two goals with 14 assists over the past 10 outings. He is on pace to hit the 70-point mark despite the fact he will likely play slightly less than 60 games.
Jan 3 - 1:56 AM

Ryan Getzlaf was a plus-four Sunday.

It was a big night for the center who also chipped in with a pair of assists. Getzlaf has two goals and 20 points in 16 games and has a plus-six rating. You are likely not too happy if you drafted him this season because of his injuries but he sure has been productive when playing.
Jan 1 - 7:15 AM

Ryan Getzlaf is on a six-game point streak.

Since returning from injury on Dec. 11, Getzlaf has registered at least one point in six of seven games. The 32-year-old has one goal and nine points in during his six-game point streak. Getzlaf has 16 points in 13 games this season. He's on pace to score 71 points in just 58 contests in 2017-18.
Mon, Dec 25, 2017 08:25:00 PM

Ryan Getzlaf is on a three-game point streak.

Getzlaf extended that streak by scoring a goal in Monday's 5-3 loss to New Jersey. He has two goals and 10 points in 10 contests this season. Despite missing about a month and a half with a fractured zygomatic bone, he should be able to reach the 50-point milestone in 2017-18.
Tue, Dec 19, 2017 04:51:00 AM

Ryan Getzlaf registered an assist in the Ducks' 3-1 win versus St. Louis Thursday night.

Getzlaf was playing in his second game back from a fractured zygomatic bone. He has a goal and eight points in eight contests in 2017-18.
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 06:31:00 AM

Ryan Getzlaf was used heavily in his return from a fractured zygomatic bone.

Getzlaf had been sidelined for about a month and a half. He had a minus-one rating and two penalty minutes in 19:55 minutes in his return. "As the game went on, I felt a little bit more comfortable out there," Getzlaf said. "I was losing a few pucks in my feet, those kind of things. Overall, I was happy with the way our team played."
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 04:22:00 AM

Ryan Getzlaf has confirmed that he will be back in the lineup on Monday night.

Getzlaf has been sidelined since Oct. 29 because of a fractured zygomatic bone. He has been limited to six games this season due to injuries and he has produced seven points. Feel free to get him back in your lineup for Monday night even though there is some risk of rust.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 02:35:00 PM

Look for Ryan Getzlaf to return to action on Monday after missing six weeks with a fractured zygomatic bone.

Getzlaf has been practicing of late between Corey Perry and Rickard Rakell as the Ducks are starting to get healthy again. Getzlaf has played in only six contests this season and has a goal and seven points thus far. Needless to say, he has been missed for both his play on the ice and his leadership on the team. Get ready to activate him.
Sun, Dec 10, 2017 05:20:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Adam Henrique
4Antoine Vermette
5Derek Grant
6Chris Wagner
LW1Rickard Rakell
2Nick Ritchie
3Andrew Cogliano
4Nicolas Kerdiles
RW1Corey Perry
2Jakob Silfverberg
3J.T. Brown
4Patrick Eaves
5Ondrej Kase
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Hampus Lindholm
4Josh Manson
5Kevin Bieksa
6Brandon Montour
7Marcus Pettersson
G1John Gibson
2Ryan Miller
3Reto Berra