Joakim Ryan

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Joakim Ryan
Joakim Ryan.jpg
Ryan with the Worcester Sharks in 2015
Born (1993-06-17) June 17, 1993 (age 25)
Rumson, New Jersey, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
NHL team San Jose Sharks
NHL Draft 198th overall, 2012
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 2015–present

Joakim Ryan (born June 17, 1993) is an American-born Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently playing for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Sharks in the seventh round (198th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Ryan played collegiate hockey for the NCAA Division I Cornell Big Red men's ice hockey team which competes in the ECAC Hockey conference. In his junior year, Ryan's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the 2013–14 All-Ivy League First Team.[1]

At the completion of his senior season, Ryan was signed an entry-level contract with the San Jose Sharks on March 26, 2015.[2] He was then assigned to then AHL affiliate, the Worcester Sharks, to complete the 2014–15 season.

He signed a new two-year contract extension with the Sharks on June 19, 2017.[3] He was recalled from the AHL on December 22, 2017,[4] and he scored his first two NHL goals in a 6–4 victory against the Edmonton Oilers on February 10, 2018.[5][6] He made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut on May 2, 2018, in a 4–0 win over the Vegas Golden Knights.[7] The Sharks ended up losing to the Knights in six games.

Personal[edit]

Ryan is the son of former professional tennis player Catarina Lindqvist.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010–11 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 53 3 29 32 26 11 2 3 5 2
2011–12 Cornell University ECAC 34 7 10 17 20
2012–13 Cornell University ECAC 34 3 20 23 12
2013–14 Cornell University ECAC 32 8 16 24 27
2014–15 Cornell University ECAC 23 1 13 14 27
2014–15 Worcester Sharks AHL 7 0 2 2 2
2015–16 San Jose Barracuda AHL 66 2 26 28 26 4 0 3 3 0
2016–17 San Jose Barracuda AHL 65 10 39 49 41 15 4 7 11 4
2017–18 San Jose Sharks NHL 62 3 9 12 8 3 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 62 3 9 12 8 3 0 0 0 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Sweden U17 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 1 1 2 2
Junior totals 6 1 1 2 2

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
College
All-Ivy League First Team 2013–14 [9]
All-ECAC First Team 2014–15 [10]
All-ECAC Third Team 2015–16 [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ryan selected to All-Ivy Team". Cornell Big Red. 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2014-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Sharks Sign Defenseman Joakim Ryan". Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved March 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Sharks re-sign defenseman Joakim Ryan". San Jose Sharks. 2017-06-19. Retrieved 2017-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Sharks Recall Defenseman Joakim Ryan". NHL.com. San Jose Sharks. December 22, 2017. Retrieved February 11, 2018. 
  5. ^ Frazier, Anna (February 11, 2018). "Ryan Scores First Career NHL Goal". NHL.com. San Jose Sharks. Retrieved February 12, 2018. 
  6. ^ Frankson, Ryan (February 11, 2018). "GAME STORY: Sharks 6, Oilers 4". NHL.com. San Jose, CA: Edmonton Oilers. Retrieved February 11, 2018. 
  7. ^ Bass, Mac (May 4, 2018). "San Jose Sharks Rookie Joakim Ryan Excels in Playoff Debut". thehockeywriters.com. Retrieved May 6, 2018. 
  8. ^ Gackle, Paul (October 23, 2017). "Sharks game is Garden party for father and son". New York: The Mercury News. Retrieved February 12, 2018. 
  9. ^ "Men's All-Ivy Team announced". iveleaguesports.com. 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2014-03-06. 
  10. ^ "2014-15 Mens Awards". ECAC Hockey. 2015-03-09. Retrieved 2015-03-09. 
  11. ^ "Awards - NCAA (ECAC) Second All-Stat Team". Eliteprospects.com. 

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