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Ryan Kesler

32-Year-Old Center – Anaheim Ducks

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Two seasons into his tenure with the Ducks, Kesler has exemplified consistency across multiple categories as one of the most solid second-line centers in the Western Conference. The former Canuck has racked up 20-plus goals, five power-play and four game-winning goals, a sin...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 202   DOB: 8/31/1984   BORN: Livonia, Michigan   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #23 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ryan Kesler Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $41.25 million contract extension with the Ducks in July 2015.

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Ryan Kesler NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 21 82 10 13 23 1 79 119 8.4 2 0 1 0 1
2006-07 22 48 6 10 16 1 40 88 6.8 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 23 80 21 16 37 1 79 177 11.9 2 2 4 0 4
2008-09 24 82 26 33 59 8 61 179 14.5 2 2 19:28 10 8 18 2:24 72 70
2009-10 25 82 25 50 75 1 104 214 11.7 5 1 19:38 12 14 26 2:46 95 73
2010-11 26 NHL VAN 82 41 32 73 24 66 260 15.8 7 3 20:30 15 15 30 4:48 124 80
2011-12 27 NHL VAN 77 22 27 49 11 56 222 9.9 1 1 20:06 8 11 19 3:46 108 59
2012-13 28 NHL VAN 17 4 9 13 -5 12 36 11.1 1 0 18:57 2 3 5 3:53 30 13
2013-14 29 NHL VAN 77 25 18 43 -15 81 239 10.5 5 1 21:49 9 7 16 3:29 133 68
2014-15 30 NHL ANH 81 20 27 47 -5 75 205 9.8 4 1 19:31 5 6 11 2:52 169 69
2015-16 31 NHL ANH 79 21 32 53 5 78 164 12.8 4 1 19:32 5 10 15 2:14 168 92
2016-17 32 NHL ANH 82 22 36 58 8 83 186 11.8 2 0 21:18 8 12 20 3:01 146 75
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Ryan Kesler – Playing Time Overview

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

21:18

Average Time On Ice

On average, Ryan Kesler was on the ice for 21:18.

3:01

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Ryan Kesler was on the ice for 3:01 during power plays.

2:49

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Ryan Kesler was on the ice for 2:49 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 19:31 2:52 2:39
2015-16 19:32 2:14 3:02
2016-17 21:18 3:01 2:49

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Ryan Kesler
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 19 CGY@CGY 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:16 2:48
Apr 17 CGY@CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 17:38 0:00
Apr 15 CGY 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 19:30 3:18
Apr 13 CGY 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 2 20:57 7:06
Apr 9 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 15:53 3:50
Apr 6 CHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 1 18:08 2:16
Apr 4 CGY 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 16:59 2:13
Apr 2 CGY@CGY 0 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 1 1 20:46 2:44
Apr 1 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 21:15 1:06
Mar 30 WPG@WPG 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:02 1:07
Mar 28 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 2 21:23 4:30
Mar 26 NYR 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 2 20:51 2:34
Mar 24 WPG 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 0 20:53 3:30
Mar 22 EDM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 2 20:36 6:16
Mar 18 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 3 20:31 1:58
Mar 17 BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 21:18 0:00
Mar 15 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 23:14 4:34
Mar 12 WAS 1 2 3 1 4 0 1 0 3 33.3 3 1 19:24 5:02
Mar 10 STL@STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 19:04 2:09
Mar 9 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 7 1 23:12 1:49
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Mar 7 NAS 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 20:52 1:30
Mar 5 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 21:16 2:06
Mar 3 TOR 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 22:09 0:38
Feb 25 LOS@LOS 0 1 1 -2 5 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 3 19:51 2:45
Feb 22 BOS 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 21:13 3:01
Feb 20 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 21:15 1:18
Feb 19 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 20:55 2:51
Feb 17 FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 22:34 3:05
Feb 14 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 20:40 0:00
Feb 11 WAS@WAS 1 0 1 -1 4 0 0 0 1 100.0 5 0 18:18 1:49
Feb 9 BUF@BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 4 3 20:38 2:56
Feb 7 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:34 3:48
Feb 4 TAM@TAM 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 2 23:45 2:49
Feb 3 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:16 3:00
Jan 31 COL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:00 1:22
Jan 25 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 0 18:39 0:53
Jan 23 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 23:42 2:19
Jan 21 MIN@MIN 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 1 20:36 2:15
Jan 19 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 23:34 5:23
Jan 17 TAM 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 1 2 20:14 3:46
Jan 15 STL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 23:45 4:00
Jan 14 ARI@ARI 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 2 22:15 2:29
Jan 12 COL@COL 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 19:57 0:56
Jan 10 DAL 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 2 18:29 3:43
Jan 8 MIN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 1 20:58 2:55
Jan 6 ARI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 23:57 3:45
Jan 4 DET 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 22:09 3:36
Jan 1 PHI 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 5 60.0 1 1 25:16 2:14
Dec 30 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 6 1 26:33 1:01
Dec 29 CGY@CGY 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 24:12 4:42
Dec 27 SAN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 2 22:22 2:00
Dec 22 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 25:00 2:30
Dec 20 MON@MON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 22:09 2:19
Dec 19 TOR@TOR 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 7 1 24:28 3:31
Dec 17 DET@DET 0 2 2 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 6 1 20:23 2:02
Dec 15 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 24:32 4:38
Dec 13 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 20:11 4:05
Dec 11 OTT 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:11 2:36
Dec 9 SAN 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 2 20:47 2:26
Dec 7 CAR 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 0 22:56 2:09
Dec 4 CGY@CGY 2 0 2 -2 2 1 0 0 2 100.0 0 1 19:18 4:29
Dec 3 EDM@EDM 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 1 1 21:03 0:55
Dec 1 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 3 22:03 1:27
Nov 29 MON 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 1 21:39 3:05
Nov 26 SAN@SAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 2 22:05 0:31
Nov 25 CHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 22:00 2:53
Nov 22 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 22:30 1:25
Nov 20 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 2 0 21:30 7:52
Nov 17 NJD 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 4 1 23:17 3:02
Nov 15 EDM 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 2 2 23:09 3:01
Nov 12 NAS@NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 22:55 6:54
Nov 10 CAR@CAR 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 66.7 2 4 21:20 3:38
Nov 9 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 24:26 4:16
Nov 6 CGY 2 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 2 100.0 0 1 19:45 2:36
Nov 4 ARI 0 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 11:07 2:23
Nov 2 PIT 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 0.0 3 0 19:46 2:50
Nov 1 LOS@LOS 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 1 0 20:32 3:03
Oct 28 CLM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 21:25 4:29
Oct 26 NAS 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 19:17 1:50
Oct 25 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 23:03 2:30
Oct 23 VAN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 0 22:03 2:14
Oct 20 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 2 25:49 3:07
Oct 18 NJD@NJD 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 21:28 4:37
Oct 16 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 22:17 2:40
Oct 15 PIT@PIT 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 4 1 20:46 2:24
Oct 13 DAL@DAL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:21 5:01

Ryan Kesler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kesler netted his 21st goal of the season and added a helper in Sunday's win over the Rangers.

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Kesler scored his 20th goal of the season and added two helpers in Sunday's win over Washington.

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Kesler picked up an assist and dropped Jeff Carter with one punch in a second-period fight in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Kings.

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Kesler set up both Ducks' goals in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Lightning on Saturday night.

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Kesler failed to hit the scoresheet during Wednesday's loss to Edmonton, extending his goalless stretch to six games.

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Kesler notched the fourth hat trick of his career Sunday against Philadelphia.

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Kesler picked up a pair of assists -- one on the power play -- in Thursday's win over the Flames.

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Kesler recorded two assists -- one on the power play -- and six hits in Saturday's road loss to Detroit.

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Kelser notched a goal, an assist and three shots on net during Wednesday's shootout win over Carolina.

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Kesler netted a pair of goals in Sunday's lopsided loss to the Flames.

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Kesler notched two assists -- one with the man advantage -- and a shot on goal during Tuesday's win over Montreal.

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Kesler notched an assist, three shots on goal and three hits during Friday's 3-2 loss to Chicago.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015-16

Kesler was a seamless fit in his first season with the Ducks, hitting the 20-goal mark, notching 47 points, and finishing 51st in the NHL with 75 PIM. The 30-year-old gave the Ducks a massive upgrade at their second-line center spot, leading the team with 205 shots on goal and tallying five power-play goals on the top man-advantage unit. Signed in July to a six-year contract extension, itís clear the Ducks believe in Kesler as their No. 2 pivot behind superstar Ryan Getzlaf. The former Canuck has reached 20 goals in each of his last seven full seasons and hasnít posted under 50 PIM in a full campaign since 2006-07. Kesler might not deliver whopping point totals, but it's tough to dismiss a consistent 20-to-25-goal, 50-point guy who plays with his heart on his sleeve. Entering the 2015-16 season, Kesler makes for a safe and reliable fantasy option on a dangerous Anaheim team that has added Carl Hagelin, Shawn Horcoff, Chris Stewart, and Kevin Bieksa. Lining up alongside Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf on the power play, expect Kesler to build off his first year in Anaheim and feed off the confidence the team has placed in him.

2014-15

Kesler was traded to the Ducks in June for two players and a first-round draft pick. While his point totals and plus-minus rating has been down the last three years, Kesler brings with him veteran experience and a tenacious approach. And he will be a key part of Anaheimís game plan come next season. Twenty-five goals and 65 points are within reach if he can remain healthy.

2013-14

Injuries plagued Kesler once again in 2012-13, limiting the center to just 17 games and a mere four goals. He was first sidelined until mid-February after having offseason shoulder surgery, but his troubles didn't end there. After barely playing two weeks, Kesler broke his foot and it didn't heal until almost the end of the season. He made his return to the lineup in April and went on to play for the Canucks in the postseason before the team was swept out of the first round by the Sharks. For the first time in three years, the 6-2 center will start training camp healthy and will look to return to the success he achieved in 2010-11 when he scored 73 points and finished plus-24. Prospective fantasy owners are hoping he can mirror these numbers in 2013-14, but Kesler remains a risky draft choice due to his injury history. When healthy, the 28-year-old has all-star upside, making him a intriguing piece for owners to gamble on come draft day.

2012-13

For the second straight season, Kesler will enter training camp on the shelf. Last year, a hip injury sidelined Kesler for the first two weeks of the season. This time around, heís scheduled to be out until possibly December after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery. Kesler never quite seemed right last season and his point total dropped from 73 (41 G, 32 A) to 49 (22 G, 27 A) as a result. He wants to be at full strength upon his return this time around to avoid another down year of production. Kesler should be discounted on draft day due to the time heís expected to miss at the start of the season, but heíll be a productive enough option to warrant being stashed away for the first month or two, especially in leagues with DL spots.

2011-12

Kesler took the step to superstar status during the 2010-11 season, finishing fourth in the league with 41 goals while winning his first Selke Trophy. Unfortunately the gritty center will have to delay cementing himself as a bonafide fantasy stud after undergoing offseason surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip. He went under the knife in early August with a timetable of 10-to-12 weeks expected for recovery. If the full 12 weeks is needed, Kesler would be back on the ice before the end of October, but heíd likely need additional time to shake off any rust he might have from missing camp. Keslerís one of the toughest cats in the league, so weíre betting on a full recovery, though you should be prepared to manage your roster without him for the first few weeks of the season if you decide to invest in him on draft day.

2010-11

The Olympic hero brought his game to new heights during the 2009-10 season. In 82 games, Kesler set career-highs in assists (50) and penalty minutes (104) while lighting the lamp 25 times. The gritty two-way forward provides the stupendous defensive play and solid skills in the face-off circle, ensuring him of ample ice time each night. The Canucks didnít make any tweaks to their top-three lines this offseason, so look for Kesler to play a key role in the top six again this season.

2009-10

Kesler was one of the bigger surprises on the Canucks' roster last season. After showing promise as a third-line center the previous year, Kesler's production shot through the roof after a mid-season promotion to second-line right winger alongside Mats Sundin and Pavol Demitra. In the final 32 games of the season with the veteran duo, Kesler exploded for 15 goals and 17 assists. The uncertainty of Sundin's return hurts Kesler's outlook a bit, but he's still a good enough two-way player that plenty of value will remain, especially now that he qualifies at right wing in most leagues.

2008-09

One of the few Canuck youngsters who exceeded expectations last season was Kesler. In his fourth campaign with the Canucks, Kesler notched career best marks in goals (21) and assists (16). He was the most improved player on the roster, upping his scoring totals by 21 points. The former first-round pick is finally living up to his promise. Kesler most likely will center the third line for Vancouver, but he should see more power-play time with the departures of Brendan Morrison and Marcus Naslund.

2007-08

Kesler once again enters the season with high expectations and should find time on the second scoring line, centering Markus Naslund. Should he replace Brendan Morrison as Nazzy's setup man, his value would increase exponentially and would warrant a long look in deeper leagues. Remember that he is a former first round draft pick and could be a surprise with increased playing time.

2006-07

The expectations are high for Kesler after the Canucks were forced to match an offer sheet extended to the former first round draft pick. The 6'5" center has the ability to be a solid contributor to the team and should improve on the 10 goals and 13 assists he had during his first full season in 2005-06.

2005-06

Kesler has great skating ability and defensive instincts. Found a bit of a scoring touch in 2004-05 playing in the AHL as he lit the lamp 30 times playing for Manitoba. Will have experience some growing pains, but has all the earmarkings of being a solid two-way player in the NHL, if not in 2005-06, then in 2006-07.