Ryan Vesce
Born April 7 1982 (1982-04-07) (age 38),
Lloyd Harbor, NY, USA
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Center / right wing
Shoots Right
NHL team San Jose Sharks
NHL Draft undrafted
Playing career 2005–present

Ryan Vesce (born April 7, 1982) is a professional ice hockey right winger. He currently plays for the Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL. Undrafted, Vesce played hockey in college, then played professionally for leagues in North America and Europe.

Playing careerEdit

Born in Lloyd Harbor, New York, Vesce prepped at Portledge School and played high school hockey at Portledge School in Locust Valley, NY. and attended Cornell University, playing hockey for the Big Red from 2000 until 2004. He served as captain in his senior year and was a member of the Quill and Dagger society. After graduation, Vesce played for Rogle BK of the Swedish second league HockeyAllsvenskan. He returned to North America, and played two seasons in the American Hockey League (AHL) with the Springfield Falcons and Binghamton Senators. He returned to Europe for one season with HIFK of Helsinki. In 2008, he returned to North America to sign with the Worcester Sharks of the San Jose Sharks organization, where he has been the team captain. He made his NHL debut on February 11, 2009 with San Jose against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh.[1] His first career NHL goal was scored on October 17, 2009 against Martin Biron of the New York Islanders. On June 28, 2010 he signed with Torpedo Nizhni Novgorod (KHL).


In 2006, Vesce co-founded the Salmon Cove lifestyle-inspired clothing line with Cornell hockey teammate Ben Wallace[2]

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01Cornell UniversityNCAA337202710
2001–02Cornell UniversityNCAA3510203010
2002–03Cornell UniversityNCAA3619264516
2003–04Cornell UniversityNCAA2710162614
2004–05Rögle BKAllsvenskan4320254551
2005–06Springfield FalconsAHL8018496750
2006–07Binghamton SenatorsAHL9016355151
2008–09Worcester SharksAHL672447712812371022
2008–09San Jose SharksNHL100004
2009–10Worcester SharksAHL351416302063140
2009–10San Jose SharksNHL93250
2010-11Torpedo Nizhny NovgorodKHL5125234818
NHL totals 19 3 2 5 4


  1. Playing Roster. (February 11, 2009). Retrieved on 2009-02-11.
  2. Salmon Cove. Retrieved on 2009-02-13.

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