News Release: Senators acquire Bobby Ryan from the Anaheim Ducks

Friday, 05.07.2013 / 4:10 PM

OTTAWA - Ottawa Senators general manager Bryan Murray announced today the club has acquired forward Bobby Ryan from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Jakob Silfverberg, Stefan Noesen and Ottawa’s first-round draft pick in 2014.

Ryan, 26, appeared in 46 of 48 possible contests in his sixth season with the Anaheim Ducks in 2012-13. He recorded 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists), 17 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating over that span. He also appeared in seven post-season contests in Anaheim’s opening-round playoff series against Detroit registering two goals and two assists.

The 6-2, 200-pound, native of Cherry Hill, N.J., has spent his entire National Hockey League career with the Ducks. In 378 regular-season games, Ryan has scored 147 goals and added 142 assists for 289 points in addition to recording 251 penalty minutes. Internationally, Ryan represented the United States in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver capturing the silver medal. He recorded one goal and one assist in six games throughout the tournament.

Ryan was Anaheim’s first-round pick (2nd overall) in the 2005 NHL Draft.

Silfverberg, a native of Gavle, Sweden, completed his first NHL season recording 10 goals and nine assists for 19 points. He was one of six Senators to appear in each of the teams 48 regular-season games. Noesen, Ottawa’s second first-round pick in 2011 (21st overall), completed his fourth season of major junior hockey with the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL, recording 53 points (25 goals, 28 assists) in 51 games.

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