June 29, 1980 |
Arcola, SK, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
Playing career 
Prestin Ryan played for the Yorkton Mallers in the SMAAAHL. He spent three seasons with the Estevan Bruins of the SJHL. While playing in the SJHL, he was recruited to play hockey at the University of Maine. Ryan spent four seasons playing for the Black Bears in the Hockey East conference. He picked up several NCAA and conference honours while there. After playing his senior season, Ryan turned pro for the 2004–05 season.
He started his professional career with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL. He was initially signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets. In the 2005–06 season, Ryan made his NHL debut, playing in one game, for the Vancouver Canucks. After his second season within the Canucks organization he joined the Chicago Blackhawks and played the 2007–08 season in the AHL with affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs.
A free agent, on November 21, 2008 he signed a contract with Adler Mannheim of the DEL. Ryan left after just six months on May 3, 2009 and signed with League rival ERC Ingolstadt. In the 2009–10 season, Ryan produced his highest totals in the DEL with 7 goals and 27 points in 47 games. On August 26, 2010, the Canadian was on the move again and signed with the Iserlohn Roosters, where he replaced the tryout player David Walker.
After one season away, on April 4, 2011, Ryan returned to sign a one-year contract with Ingolstadt.
Career statistics 
|2001–02||University of Maine||HE||39||6||9||15||91||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||University of Maine||HE||37||1||8||9||120||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||University of Maine||HE||43||4||18||22||148||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honours 
- 1998 - SJHL All Rookie Team
- 2004 - Hockey East All Tournament Team
- 2004 - Hockey East Best Defensive Defenseman (co-winner w/ Andrew Alberts)
- 2004 - Hockey East Second All Star Team
- 2004 - NCAA All Tournament Team
- 2004 - NCAA East Second All-American Team
- "Eagles add Prestin Ryan" (in German). Adler Mannheim. 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2008-11-21.
- "Defensman Prestin Ryan commits to ERC Ingolstadt" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2009-05-03. Retrieved 2009-05-03.
- "More personnel decisions at Ingolstadt" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2011-04-04. Retrieved 2011-04-04.
- "Prestin Ryan- Blackhawks player profile". Chicago Blackhawks date = 2008-07-14. Retrieved 2008-07-14.
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