Dan Ryder (C)
2008-09 Highlights: Assigned to the Quad Cities from Calgaryâ€™s Training Camp on Sept. 26th
2007-08 Highlights: Rated as the fifth best prospect in the Flames organization by the 2008 edition of The Hockey News Future Watchâ€¦Assigned to the Quad Cities on Sept. 19th after attending Calgaryâ€™s Training Campâ€¦Recorded his first professional goal (and point) on a power-play marker on Oct. 6th vs. Rockford. The goal was also the first power-play goal in Quad City Flames historyâ€¦Was the Flames nominee for Rbk/AHL Player of the Week for the period of Oct. 1st through Oct. 7th. Ryder recorded three points (a goal with two assists) in two games during that period.
Career Highlights: During the 2004-05 season, Ryder tied for 10th in the OHL in scoring (82). He tied for seventh in assists (53)â€¦Selected by the Calgary Flames in the 3rd Round (74th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draftâ€¦Tied for 16th in goal scoring (38) during the 2005-06 OHL season. Ryder tied for 20th in league scoring with 82 points in 2005-06â€¦Was the Most Valuable Player of the 2006 Ontario Hockey League playoffs as he led the Peterborough Petes to the OHL Championship. Ryder tied for the lead in post-season goals (15), ranked fourth in post-season scoring (31) and tied for sixth in post-season assists (16)â€¦ Traded from Peterborough (OHL) to Plymouth (OHL) in exchange for fellow Calgary prospect John Armstrong on Jan. 10th, 2006â€¦Tied for 16th in the Ontario Hockey League in goals (40) in 2006-07â€¦Tied for 12th in the OHL in points (82) in 2006-07â€¦Ranked as the fourth best prospect in the Calgary organization by the 2007 edition of The Hockey News Future Watchâ€¦Was a member of the 2006-07 Ontario Hockey League champion Plymouth Whalersâ€¦Tied for 13th in the OHL in post-season goals (8) and tied for 17th in post-season scoring (17) in 2006-07â€¦Appeared in 253 OHL games during his four year junior career. Ryder recorded 308 points (127 goals and 181 assists) during his OHL career.