Bobby Ryan playing for the Iowa Chops in 2008.
|Born||March 17, 1987
Cherry Hill, NJ, USA
|6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb)
|NHL team||Anaheim Ducks|
|NHL Draft||2nd overall, 2005
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
|Playing career||2007 – present|
|Men's ice hockey|
|Competitor for the United States|
Bobby Ryan (born Bobby Shane Stevenson on March 17, 1987, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey) is an American professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 2nd overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the Anaheim Ducks.
After winning national championships with his minor hockey team, the Los Angeles Junior Kings, he initially committed to playing for the U.S. National Under-18 Program. Despite telling Ontario Hockey League (OHL) teams he would not play major junior, Ryan was selected by the Owen Sound Attack 7th overall in the 2003 OHL Selection Draft. He was convinced to play for the team and immediately began his major junior career with a 39-point rookie campaign in 2003–04. After improving to 89 points the following season, Ryan was drafted second overall by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Ryan closed out his OHL career after the 2006–07 season. Upon elimination in the playoffs, he was assigned by the Ducks to the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League (AHL) for the final 8 games of the AHL season. Ryan then started the 2007–08 season with the Ducks, scoring his first NHL goal in his debut against the Los Angeles Kings at the The O2 arena in London, England. Ryan was, however, sent back to the AHL to Portland after 4 games. He was recalled on March 7, 2008, when Corey Perry's leg injury sidelined him for the remainder of the regular season.
In the following 2008–09 season, Ryan once again made the opening roster, but was to be sent down to the Ducks' new AHL affiliate, the Iowa Chops, due to salary cap issues. He was called up during the season and recorded a natural hat trick, the first hat trick of his NHL career, on January 8, 2009, against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center during a 4-3 loss. He became the first rookie in Ducks history to record a hat trick, and it was the fastest hat trick by any player in the 15-year history of the franchise.  On March 22, 2009, he broke the franchise rookie point record set by Dustin Penner, tallying 2 assists for 46th point of the year in a win against the Phoenix Coyotes.
Ryan played for the United States in the 2006 World Junior Championships. Ryan was selected on January 1st, 2010 to the Vancouver Olympics as a member of the team from the United States. Ryan scored the United States' first goal in the 20th minute of their opening match versus Switzerland. Switzerland's goaltender was Ryan's current NHL teammate with the Anaheim Ducks, Jonas Hiller.
|2003–04||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||65||22||17||39||52||7||1||2||3||2|
|2004–05||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||62||37||52||89||51||8||2||7||9||8|
|2005–06||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||59||31||64||95||44||11||5||7||12||14|
|2006–07||Owen Sound Attack||OHL||63||43||59||102||66||4||1||1||2||2|
|Anaheim Mighty Ducks first round draft pick
Bobby Ryan (born Robert Shane Stevenson; March 17, 1987 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey) is an NHL ice hockey right winger for the Anaheim Ducks. He was picked by the Ducks with the second overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the OHL with the Owen Sound Attack.