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Michael Ryder
Michael Ryder
Right Wing
Number: 17
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 31, 1980
Birthplace: Bonavista, NL, Canada
Drafted: MTL / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (216th overall)
Games-played total (759) since entering the NHL in 2003-04 is ninth-most among all players; is tied for tenth (M. Hossa) with 90 power play goals...2012-13: Saw action with both Dallas (19 games) and Montreal (27); traded for first time in NHL career...Totaled 16g-19a-35pts overall; finished campaign tied for 14th in NHL with 7g-16a-23pts on the road...Recorded nine multiple-point games, including four season-high three-point efforts: 2g-1a Apr. 4 vs. Winnipeg/Mar. 10 at Florida; as well as three assists Mar. 5 at NY Islanders/Feb. 25 at Nashville...Totals showed five 2pt games, including two goals Mar. 27 at Boston/Jan. 22 at Detroit...Posted season-high six-game point-scoring streak Feb. 13-25 (2g- 7a-9pts)...Scored his 200th career NHL goal Jan. 26 vs. St. Louis; reached 200-assist mark Feb. 6 at Edmonton; and notched his 400th point with goal Feb. 1 vs. Phoenix...2011-12: Appeared in all 82 games for third time in NHL career; one of just three players in team’s lineup (L. Eriksson & V. Fiddler) to accomplish feat...Led club with career-high 35g; became only second player in Stars’ history (B. Hull, 32, ’98-99) to reach 30-plus goal mark in first season with squad...Finished first on team with 7 PP tallies and 211 shots on goal; second with six game-winning scores (J. Benn, 7) and plus-17 mark (Eriksson, +18)...Totals included career-high 9-game point-scoring stretch Feb. 23-Mar. 10 (7g-4a-11pts)...Stats showed 13 multiple-point efforts, including six 3pt outings: three 2g-1a games, most recently Mar. 28 at Edmonton; and three 1g-2a games, most recently Feb. 1 at Anaheim...Notched 2g twice, most recently Nov. 28 at Colorado...Played in his 600th career NHL contest Feb. 4 vs. Minnesota...2010-11: A member of Boston’s 2011 Stanley Cup Championship team...Finished tied for first on club (Z. Chara) with 8 PPG; tied for second (M. Recchi) with 6 GWG...Recorded two 4-game point- scoring streaks: Jan. 13-18 (3g-1a-4pts) and Nov. 3-10 (2g-3a- 5pts)...Posted six multiple-point games, including season-high 1g-2a-3pts Dec. 2 vs. Tampa Bay; notched 2g Feb. 9 at Montreal...Scored first career penalty shot goal in second career attempt Apr. 2 vs. Atlanta’s O. Pavelec...Played in his 500th career contest Dec. 16 at Montreal; recorded 300th point with goal Nov. 3 at Buffalo...Tallied career-high 8g-9a-17pts in Stanley Cup Playoffs...Posted three 3pt games: 1g-2a in game three of Stanley Cup Finals vs. Vancouver, 2g-1a (GWG) in game 2 of ECF vs. Tampa Bay and 2g-1a in game 4 (OT) of ECQF at Montreal...2009-10: One of just two players in Bruins’ lineup (B. Wheeler) to play in all 82 games...Total included his 400th career contest Oct. 31 vs. Edmonton...Finished second on squad (Recchi, 8) with 7 PPG...Had 3-game point-scoring streak Dec. 5-12 (1g-3a-4pts)...Seven multiple-point games included 2g-1a-3pts Feb. 11 at Tampa Bay; notched 2g Apr. 11 at Washington and Nov. 19 at Atlanta...Posted 2g Apr. 17 in game 2 of ECQF at Buffalo...2008-09: Appeared in 74 games during first season with Boston; missed seven contests Feb. 7-22 with fractured facial bone...Finished campaign first on squad with career-high 7 GWG; second with 27g (P. Kessel, 36) and 10 PPG (Chara, 11)...Reached the 25-goal plateau for fourth time in first five NHL seasons... Recorded career-high +28 performance; was -24 through first four seasons...Totaled 5-game point-scoring stretch Mar. 15-29 (3g-4a-7pts) and 12 multiple- point games/four multiple-goal games...Notched 2g-1a-3pts Feb. 26 vs. Anaheim; 2g Jan. 10 vs. Carolina, Dec. 13 vs. Atlanta and Nov. 28 vs. NY Islanders...Netted game-deciding goal Jan. 21 at Toronto...Made Bruins’ debut/notched 100th career NHL goal Oct. 9 at Colorado; joined head coach C. Julien for fourth time (Hull, QMJHL; Hamilton, AHL; & Montreal, NHL)...Tied for team lead (M. Savard) with 5g-8a-13pts during Stanley Cup Playoffs; stats included 5-game point streak Apr. 16-May 1 (5g-4a-9pts) and three multiple-point games...Scored GWG in game 3 of ECQF at Montreal...2007-08: Played in 70 games during last season of first stint with Montreal; missed 12 games after missing just two over first three years combined...Recorded two 3-game point- scoring streaks: Mar. 15-20 (1g-2a-3pts) and Feb. 17-21 (4g-1a-5pts)...Tallied three multiple-point games, including two 2g-1a-3pt efforts: Feb. 19 vs. NY Rangers and Jan. 3 vs. Tampa Bay...Appeared in his 300th career contest Mar. 1 vs. New Jersey; posted 200th point with assist Feb. 26 vs. Atlanta and notched 100th assist Jan. 10 at Boston...Took career-high 13 shots on goal Nov. 17 vs. Boston...Missed last two regular-season games due to leg injury...2006-07: Appeared in all 82 games for first time in NHL career; one of only two players (M. Komisarek) on Habs’ roster to play in every game...Led team with 30g; reached mark for second straight season...Became first Montreal player to notch 30g in consecutive seasons since Recchi (’96-’98) and first Canadien to score 25+ goals in each of his first three campaigns since M. Naslund (’82-‘85)...Finished third on team with 58 points; totals included 13 multiple-point games...Second on club with 17 PPG (S. Souray, 19); 35 PPG over a two-season span were tied for the sixth most (B. Gionta, NJ) in NHL...Recorded second career hat trick with 3g-1a-4pts in second period of Apr. 7 season finale at Toronto...Three-point outings included 2g-1a Feb. 20 vs. Washington and Jan. 9 vs. Atlanta; as well as 1g-2a Dec. 16 vs. Pittsburgh...Posted 4-game point-scoring stretch Dec. 16-23 (2g-4a- 6pts)...Played in his 200th career contest Dec. 30 at Tampa Bay...2005-06: Played in first 81 games and led Montreal with 30g; was first Canadiens’ player to reach mark since 2002-03 (R. Zednik, 30)...Finished first on squad with 6 GWG, career-high 18 PPG and career-high 243 shots; was third with 55pts...Six-game point-scoring stretch Dec. 10-23 (5g-2a-7pts) matched career high (since surpassed) and included career-high 5-game goal streak Dec. 10-20 (5g)...Fourteen multiple-point games included first career hat trick Feb. 5 vs. Philadelphia and 1g-2a Oct. 27 at Ottawa...Notched 2g Mar. 25 vs. Toronto and Oct. 6 at NY Rangers...Recorded 100th career point with GWG Feb. 28 at NY Islanders...Unsuccessful on first career PS attempt Dec. 31 vs. Carolina’s M. Gerber...Played in his 100th career game Nov. 15 vs. Florida...Became first player in NHL history to score GWG with less than 30 seconds remaining in the third period or overtime in each of his club’s first 2 games of season...2004-05: Spent lockout season with Leksands IF (Swe.-2)... 2003-04: Played in his first NHL season; led all rookies with 25g (tie, T. Hunter, NYI), 38a and 63pts...Finished second to A. Raycroft in balloting for the Calder Trophy as the league’s top rookie; named to NHL’s All-Rookie Team...Totaled 16 multiple-point games/three multi-goal games, including 2g-2a- 4pts Jan. 10 at Pittsburgh...Also had 2g-1a-3pts Jan. 4 vs. Washington and 2g Feb. 24 vs. Ottawa...Recorded 6-game point streak Feb. 19-28 (4g-4a-8pts)...Played in NHL YoungStars Game during NHL All-Star festivities... 2002-03: Played in his first full AHL season; led Hamilton with 34g, while finishing second on squad with 67pts...Recorded 11g-6a-17pts as Bulldogs advanced to Calder Cup Finals...2001-02: Split campaign between Mississippi (ECHL) and Quebec (AHL)...2000-01: Began season with Tallahassee (ECHL) before going to Quebec for remainder of season...OTHER: Played three seasons of junior hockey with Hull (QMJHL); totaled 128g-129a- 257pts and 156 penalty minutes in 201 career games...Played in 1997-98 QMJHL All-Star Game and was named to the league’s All-Rookie Team...Led Olympiques in scoring in both 1998-99 (tie) and 1999-00...Led QMJHL with 20 post-season goals en-route to 1999 finals...Played for Bronze Medal- winning Team Canada at the 2000 World Junior Championships.