2013-14: Appeared in his 10th NHL season with Vancouver, scoring 25-18=43 points with 81 PIM in 77 games…led the club in goals, GWG (5), PPG (9) and shots (239), while ranking second in hits (133) and takeaways (47), and third in scoring and power-play scoring (9-7=16)…led team forwards in blocked shots (68), shorthanded TOI (169:58) and average shorthanded TOI (2:12)…also paced the Canucks in faceoff wins (740) and attempts (1,406), and ranked second in faceoff percentage (52.6)…scored his 10th career SHG for his second goal in as many games, Feb. 28 vs. MIN…earned a season-high three points (1-2=3), Jan. 31 @ WPG…was charged with a season-high 12 PIM, Jan. 29 vs. CHI…collected five goals (5-0=5) and three GWG in a four-game span, Dec. 1-8…scored the GWG and earned a season-high +3 rating in a 3-1 win, Dec. 8 vs. COL…was credited with a career-high 10 shots on net, Nov. 25 vs. LA…picked up his 200th career NHL assist on Nov. 22 vs. CBJ and appeared in his 600th career NHL game on Nov. 17 vs. DAL…posted a season-long five-game point streak (5-3=8), Oct. 20-28…within the scoring streak, collecting his third career OT goal on Oct. 25 @ STL and logged a career-best 28:04 TOI on Oct. 22 @ NYI.
CAREER: Signed a six-year contract extension with Vancouver through the 2015-16 NHL season, Mar. 19, 2010…signed a three-year contract with Vancouver through 2009-10, May 24, 2007…signed a one-year contract with the Canucks for 2006-07, Sept. 14, 2006…signed his three-year entry-level contract, Aug. 18, 2003…2012-13: Appeared in his ninth NHL season with Vancouver…made his fifth consecutive trip to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, scoring two goals (2-0=2) in four games…was limited to 17 regular-season contests, earning 4-9=13 points with 12 PIM…posted a 57.4 faceoff percentage, winning 174-of-303 attempts…missed 20 games with a foot injury, Mar. 2-Apr. 6…returned to the lineup to score his 20th career GWG, Apr. 8 vs. PHX…recorded an assist (0-1=1) in his season debut, Feb. 15 vs. DAL…missed the first 12 games of the season with a shoulder injury, Jan. 19-Feb. 12…2011-12: Appeared in his eighth NHL season with Vancouver, earning 0-3=3 points with six PIM in five Stanley Cup Playoff games…finished tied for second on the club in postseason scoring…appeared in 77 regular-season games, recording 22-27=49 points with a +11 rating and 56 PIM…posted a faceoff percentage of 53.6 (724-of-1,351), leading the team in faceoff wins and attempts…matched a career high for assists in a game (0-3=3), Dec. 4 vs CGY…2010-11: Appeared in his seventh NHL season with Vancouver, helping lead the club to the seventh game of the Stanley Cup Final…scored 7-12=19 points with 47 PIM in 25 games, all postseason career bests…ranked third among playoff leaders in hits (78)…led the club in playoff faceoff percentage (54.1) and team forwards in TOI (22:34)…scored 41-32=73 points with a +24 rating in 82 regular-season games…among league leaders, ranked tied for fourth in goals, fourth in PPG (15) and tied for 10th in SHG (3)…established career highs in goals and plus/minus…was named an alternate captain for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game in his first NHL All-Star Game appearance…ranked second on the team and tied for sixth in the NHL in faceoff percentage (57.4)…scored three hat tricks, tied for the third-most in the NHL…was named an alternate captain prior to the season…2009-10: Appeared in his sixth NHL season with Vancouver…scored 1-9=10 points with four PIM in 12 Stanley Cup Playoff games…in 82 regular-season games, collected 25-50=75 points with a +1 rating and 104 PIM…set career highs in points, assists and PIM…led Vancouver in PPG (12) and faceoff percentage (55.1)…owned the fifth-longest point streak of the season at 13 games (6-9=15), Feb. 6-Mar. 14…2008-09: Appeared in his fifth NHL season with Vancouver…made his second career trip to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, picking up 2-2=4 points with 14 PIM in 10 games…played all 82 regular-season games for the second time in his career, posting 26-33=59 points with a +8 rating and 61 PIM…was nominated for the Frank J. Selke Trophy…co-led the team in PPG (10) and games, ranked third in scoring and goals, and tied for third in assists…won 527-of-976 faceoff attempts (54.0)…had a pair of season-high five-game point streaks, including Mar. 11-19 (2-6=8) and Oct. 16-25 (2-4=6)…tied his career high for points in a game on Mar. 15 vs. COL (0-3=3, also matching personal best in assists), Feb. 7 vs. CHI (2-1=3) and Feb. 3 vs. CAR (1-2=3)…2007-08: Appeared in his fourth NHL season with Vancouver, scoring 21-16=37 points with a +1 rating and 79 PIM in 80 games…ranked third on the club in goals and fourth in scoring…led Vancouver in faceoff percentage (53.0), winning 720-of-1,358 attempts…collected his first career multi-goal game (2-0=2) in a 4-1 win, Oct. 21 @ CBJ…2006-07: Appeared in his third NHL season with Vancouver…made his NHL playoff debut, recording two shots and logging 27:51 TOI, Apr. 11 vs DAL…played 48 regular-season games, earning 6-10=16 points with a +1 rating and 40 PIM…scored a career-high 1-2=3 points in a 4-0 win, Jan. 16 @ MTL…2005-06: Appeared in his second NHL season with Vancouver, collecting 10-13=23 points with a +1 rating and 79 PIM in 82 games…led the club in blocked shots (51) and hits (136), and co-led in games played…scored his first career PPG on Apr. 10 vs. ANA and earned his first multi-assist game (0-2=2) in a 4-3 win on Jan. 10 vs. TOR… appeared in his 100th career NHL game, Mar. 25 vs. EDM…recorded his first NHL GWG in a 3-1 victory, Nov. 22 vs. CHI…2004-05: Played the entire season with Manitoba (AHL), recording 30-28=58 points with a +22 rating and 105 PIM in 78 games…added 4-5=9 points with eight PIM in 14 Calder Cup Playoff games…2003-04: Appeared in his first NHL season with Vancouver, scoring 2-3=5 points with 16 PIM in 28 games…notched his first NHL multi-point game (1-1=2) in a 2-2 tie, Mar. 16 vs. NSH…scored his first career NHL goal (McLennan) in a 4-4 tie, Nov. 29, 2003 @ CGY…picked up his first career point (assist) in a 5-2 win, Nov. 25 @ MTL…made his NHL debut in a 2-1 loss, Nov. 24 @ TOR…also played 33 games with Manitoba, picking up 3-8=11 points with 29 PIM…Miscellaneous: Has represented Team USA at the last two Olympic Winter Games, winning silver in 2010 at Vancouver…collected two goals in six games in 2010 en route to the silver medal…
PERSONAL: Ryan and his wife, Andrea, have three children: daughters Makayla (6) and Kinsley (1), and son Ryker (3)…the family spent its offseason in Michigan…enjoys dining at Javier’s in Newport Beach…his favorite TV shows are “Game of Thrones” and “Sons of Anarchy”…favorite movies are “Old School” and “Billy Madison”…his favorite players growing up were Mike Modano and Joe Sakic…Twitter handle is @Ryan_Kesler.
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