|Born||July 20, 1989 |
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
Hershey Bears (AHL)
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Western Hockey League Career[edit | edit source]
On March 8, 2006 when he was 16 years old, Ryan made his debut in the Western Hockey League (WHL) against the Brandon Wheat Kings.
From October 30, 2009 to November 14, 2009, Ryan had a streak of six straight games in which he recorded a point for a total of 11 points.
During that streak, Ryan had 3 goals and 8 assists. On December 11, 2009, he recorded four assists to lead his team to an 11-2 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings.
Ryan led all Moose Jaw Warriors defenceman in the 2009-10 season with 40 points: 10 goals and 30 assists.
Professional\NHL Career[edit | edit source]
Ryan played for the Rockford Icehogs, a minor league team associated with the Chicago Blackhawks.
On March 6, 2010, Ryan made his debut for the Icehogs on March 6, 2010 against the Houston Aeros with a +1 rating in a 3-1 Rockford victory.
On March 10, 2010, Ryan earned his first American Hockey League career point with an assist against the San Antonio Rampage in a 4-2 loss.
On March 12, 2010, Ryan was signed to the Blackhawks as a free agent with a three year entry level deal after four years of playing for the Warriors.
Ryan's first career professional goal was scored in a 4-3 Icehogs loss on February 23, 2011 against the Chicago Wolves. For the 2010-11 AHL season, he was named the Icehogs Most Improved Player.
Before the 2013-14 NHL season, Ryan was claimed off of waivers by the Vancouver Canucks.
On October 17, 2013, Ryan scored his first NHL goal against Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres.
After establishing himself in the NHL in his two seasons with the Canucks, on July 24, 2015, he signed as a free agent to a one-year, two-way contract with the Washington Capitals.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
|2005–06||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||2||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||54||0||8||8||75||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||58||4||16||20||68||6||0||0||0||2|
|2008–09||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||69||5||29||34||111||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Moose Jaw Warriors||WHL||59||10||30||40||81||7||0||6||6||4|