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Ryan Parent | Defenseman

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/17/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
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Ryan Parent didn't receive a qualifying offer from the Anaheim Ducks.
Parent had five points and 52 penalty minutes in 56 AHL games last season. He also has a goal and six assists in 106 career NHL contests. Wed, Jul 3, 2013 09:59:00 AM

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Ryan Parent has signed a tryout contract with the AHL Norfolk Admirals.

Parent had a goal and six points in 22 games with AHL Chicago last season. He has played in 106 career NHL games, but hasn't played on that level since the 2010-11 campaign.
Source: AHL.com
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 02:08:00 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have placed Ryan Parent on waivers.

Once a highly touted prospect, Parent has failed to make an impact in the Vancouver organization. This is a similar situation to when he was sent to Vancouver from the Philadelphia organization. There is speculation that many have interest in Parent. He could be claimed as early as this weekend.
Sat, Oct 1, 2011 01:06:00 PM

Ryan Parent has been sent down to the minors.

That was to be expected after Parent cleared waivers Friday afternoon. Parent has no points and a minus-three rating in four games with Vancouver this season.
Fri, Dec 31, 2010 02:13:00 PM

Ryan Parent has successfully cleared waivers.

The Canucks will probably send him down to the minors, but he could end up being traded. Parent was traded from Philadelphia to Nashville in the off-season and Vancouver claimed him off waivers in October.
Fri, Dec 31, 2010 01:43:00 PM

As reported Wednesday, Ryan Parent was placed on waivers by the Canucks on Thursday.

He will clear waivers Saturday at noon. Parent has been passed around this season. He was also placed on waivers by the Predators earlier this year before being claimed by the Canucks. Who knows who will wind up with Parent this week?
Source: TSN.ca
Thu, Dec 30, 2010 02:36:00 PM

Ryan Parent will reportedly be placed on waivers Thursday.

Parent has only played in four games this season and none since October 26th. Vancouver claimed Parent off of waivers from the Nashville Predators on October 6th.
Wed, Dec 29, 2010 04:07:00 PM

Ryan Parent (groin) has been sent to the minors on a conditioning stint.

Parent hasn't played since October 26th due to a groin strain. He had three points and a minus-14 rating in 48 games with Philadelphia last season.
Fri, Nov 26, 2010 01:22:00 PM

Ryan Parent departed from Sunday's practice early with a minor groin strain.

Parent has no points and a minus-three plus/minus rating in four games. Consider him questionable for Monday's game.
Mon, Nov 1, 2010 10:14:00 AM

Ryan Parent made his Vancouver debut on Tuesday night against the Wild.

He logged 16:28 of ice time and finished with a minus-2 rating in the team's 6-2 loss. Parent replaced Dan Hamhuis, who sat out with a foot injury, in the lineup.
Wed, Oct 20, 2010 01:53:00 AM

The Vancouver Canucks have placed Ryan Parent on waivers.

Vancouver acquired Parent from Nashville on Tuesday. If Parent clears waivers, he'll probably be sent to the minors.
Wed, Oct 6, 2010 11:40:00 AM

The Nashville Predators have traded Ryan Parent and Jonas Andersson to the Vancouver Canucks for Shane O'Brien and Dan Gendur.

Nashville acquired Parent from the Philadelphia Flyers in June for the rights to Dan Hamhuis. Parent could develop into a solid defenseman, but he's not expected to ever be much of an offensive threat.
Tue, Oct 5, 2010 01:33:00 PM

Ryan Parent is being expected to be a steady performer on the Nashville blueline this season as a depth defender.

"Sometimes when you watch the scrimmages, the less you notice Ryan the better," coach Barry Trotz said. "He is containing people, he is being really efficient. He is not going to be a guy you are going to notice on a scoresheet. You are going to notice him on an ability to kill penalties, notice him to shut down people because of his great mobility." Unfortunately, that won't make him a very attractive option in fantasy leagues, but it should help the Predators keep the puck out of their net.
Tue, Sep 21, 2010 08:42:00 AM

Ryan Parent has inked a two-year/$1.85 million deal with the Nashville Predators.

The Predators acquired Parent from the Philadelphia Flyers in June for the rights to Dan Hamhuis. Parent had three points and a minus-14 plus/minus rating in 48 games last season.
Mon, Jul 26, 2010 05:13:00 PM

Ryan Parent was sent to the Predators on Saturday for Dan Hamhuis.

Parent, a former Predators' draft pick, will join a very young but promising defense corps in Nashville. He had a goal in 17 playoff games this past year for Philadelphia.
Source: TSN
Sat, Jun 19, 2010 06:24:00 PM

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