Ryan Flynn (ice hockey)

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Ryan Flynn
Born (1988-03-22) March 22, 1988 (age 29)
Saint Paul, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
SM-liiga team
Former teams
Milwaukee Admirals (AHL)
Bolzano-Bozen Foxes (Elite.A)
NHL Draft 176th overall, 2006
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2010–present

Ryan Flynn (born March 22, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with Ilves of the Finnish SM-liiga.[1] He was selected by the Nashville Predators in the 6th round (176th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Flynn competed at the 2006 IIHF World U18 Championships where he won a gold medal as a member of Team USA.[2]

Prior to turning professional, Flynn attended the University of Minnesota where he played four seasons with the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey team which competes in NCAA's Division I in the WCHA conference.[3]

Flynn began his professional career with the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.

For the 2012-13 season he played in Italy with HC Bolzano, scoring 28 goals and 20 assists for 48 points in 42 games played, and on September 7, 2013, it was announced that Flynn would be joining Ilves to play in the Finnish SM-liiga.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
WCHA All-Academic Team 2009–10 [5]


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