|Born:||May 10, 1985||Draft:||2003 Ducks, 19th overall|
|Hometown:||Regina, SK, CAN||Position:||Centre|
Ryan Getzlaf (born May 10, 1985) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey centre and captain of the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). A first round selection, 19th overall, at the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Getzlaf played his entire professional career in the Ducks organization and ranks as one of the franchise’s all-time leading scorers. He played in three NHL All-Star Games and was a member of the Ducks’ 2007 Stanley Cup championship team. A playmaker and power forward, Getzlaf is the Ducks’ all-time leader in games played, assists, playoff points, and second in overall points after Teemu Selanne. He led the Ducks in assists 12 times, including a franchise record of 66 in 2008–09, and in points eight times.
As a junior, Getzlaf played four seasons with the Calgary Hitmen and was twice named to a Western Hockey League (WHL) all-star team. Internationally, he has represented Canada on numerous occasions. Getzlaf was a member of the 2005 World Junior Championship squad considered the greatest in Canadian history, and won a silver medal at the 2008 IIHF World Championship. A two-time Olympian, Getzlaf played with Canadian teams that won gold medals at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Games.
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- WHL First All-Star Team 2003–04
- WHL Second All-Star Team 2004–05
- Stanley Cup champion 2006–07
- Played in the NHL All-Star Game 2007-08, 2008-09, 2014-15
- NHL Second All-Star Team 2013–14