Ryan Wilson (ice hockey)

Ryan Wilson ( born February 3, 1987 in Windsor, Ontario ) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Since October 2009, he plays for the Colorado Avalanche in the National Hockey League on the position of the defender.


Ryan Wilson began his career as a hockey player in the Canadian Junior Football League Ontario Hockey League, where he was active from 2003 to 2008 for the Toronto St. Michael's Majors and Sarnia Sting. In the seasons 2006 /07 and 2007/ 08 the defender was with 75 and 71 points scorer 's most successful defensive players in the league. After completion of the 2007/08 season Wilson was rewarded with a nomination to the Third All-Star Team.

On 1 July 2008, the defender received as a free agent contract with the Calgary Flames without first being ever drafted. For the farm team of Calgary, the Quad City Flames of the American Hockey League, he played in the 2008/ 09 season only, before March 4, 2009, with Lawrence Nycholat and a second-round vote in exchange for Jordan Leopold of the Colorado Avalanche have been made. In their AHL farm team Lake Erie Monsters he finished the season.

After he started the 2009/10 season with the Lake Erie Monsters, the Canadian was appointed to the cadre of the Colorado Avalanche, for whom he made ​​his debut in the National Hockey League on 15 October 2009 in the game with the Montreal Canadiens.

Awards and achievements

  • 2004 Gold Medal at the World U -17 Hockey Challenge
  • 2008 OHL Third All- Star Team

Career Stats

( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )