Ryan was selected to Team USA for the World Championship in Slovakia, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports. Ryan is coming off his second consecutive 38-point season in his first year with the Flames. The 32-year-old forward was mostly used as a fourth-line center with the Flames, but should be able to provide depth scoring for the Americans. Johnny Gaudreau and Noah Hanifin are the other Flames representing Team USA in Slovakia.
Ryan scored a goal on two shots in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Avalanche in Game 4. This is Ryan's first experience in the playoffs, and the fourth-line center has struggled to have an impact on offense. He's been a reliable depth contributor, having recorded 38 points in 81 regular-season games, but with the Flames down 3-1 in the series, he hasn't done enough to help improve their chances of a deeper run.
Ryan scored his 13th goal of the season in Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Ducks. The tally gives him 38 points, matching the amount he had last season. Both totals came at the 80-game mark of the respective campaigns. Ryan enjoyed prime deployment Wednesday on the top line between Johnny Gaudreau and Austin Czarnik, and if Sean Monahan is rested again Saturday, Ryan is likely to stay in that favorable spot. Otherwise, he would return to a fourth-line role.
Ryan scored in both the first and third periods of a 7-2 blowout of Los Angeles on Monday. Ryan's stepped up nicely in the past three games, scoring three goals in that stretch. He seems to be finding his stride as the season comes to an end, which could make him a nice cheap option in the playoffs for owners needing help in daily leagues.
Ryan scored his 10th goal of the season and added a helper in Friday's 6-1 win over the Ducks. March has been kind to the center, who has played all over the lineup while recording 11 points (four goals, seven helpers) in 14 games. Ryan's added a plus-14 rating and 26 shots in that span while averaging 15:20 per game. He's got 35 points overall, just three shy of his career-high 38 from 2017-18.
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