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Ryan McDonagh
Ryan McDonagh
Defenseman  - NYR
(muhk-DUHN-uh)
Number: 27
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 213
Shoots: Left
Born: Jun 13, 1989  (Age 25)
Birthplace: St. Paul, MN, United States
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
Acquired: Traded by Montreal with Christopher Higgins and Pavel Valentenko to N.Y. Rangers in exchange for Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Mike Busto on June 30, 2009.
Drafted: MTL / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (12th overall)
Last Game: Notched an assist and recorded five blocked shots in Game 4 at PIT - Leads the NHL in assists (15) and points (20) in the playoffs since May 7, 2014 2015 PLAYOFFS - Is tied for sixth among NHL defensemen in points (three) - Leads the team in average ice time (25:23), is tied for the team lead in GWG (one), PPG (one), and takeaways (four), ranks second in blocked shots (eight), is tied for second in goals (one) and points, and is tied for third in assists (two) 2014-15 - Established career-highs in SHA (three) and PPG (three); is the first Rangers defenseman to notch at least three SHA in one season since Leetch (2000-01) - Tied for the NHL lead in SHA, tied for first among NHL defensemen in SHP (three), and ranked fifth among NHL defensemen in plus/minus rating (plus-23) - Led the Rangers in average ice time (23:07), tied for first in SHA, and ranked second in blocked shots (139) and PPA (nine) - Led team defensemen in assists (25), points (33), PPA, PPP (12), SHA, SHP, and SOG (148)

WCHA All-Rookie Team (2008) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2010) Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Chris Higgins and Pavel Valentenko for Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto, June 30, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Astana (KHL), October 9, 2012.
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