Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Ryan Parent
Ryan Parent was born March 17, 1987 in Price Albert, Saskatchewan. Selected by the Nashville Predators, 18th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Parent honed his skills with the OHL's Guelph Storm.

A solid all around defenceman, Parent spent four seasons with the Guelph Strom of the OHL where he recorded 56 points in 227 regular season games. After being drafted by the Predators in 2005, he was named to the OHL All-Star Team following a productive 2005-06 season. The following year, Parent led the Storm as their captain into the OHL playoffs and his NHL rights were traded from Nashville to Philadelphia in blockbuster deal that involved Peter Forsberg.

As a member of the Philadelphia Flyers, Parent would appear in six games with their AHL affiliate and make his NHL debut with the Flyers in an April 5 game against the New Jersey Devils.

Internationally, Parent played on both Canada's 2006 and 2007 World Jr. Hockey Championship gold-medal winning teams.

On June 19, 2010, Parent was sent to the Nashville Predators in exchange for the rights to pending unrestricted free agent Dan Hamuis. He would not appear in a single game for the Predators however, he was dealt to the Vancouver Canucks prior to the start of the 2009-10 season.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2002-03 Waterloo Siskins ON-Jr.B 41 2 8 10 35
2003-04 Guelph Storm OHL 58 1 5 6 18 +10 22 0 0 0 2
2003-04 Guelph Storm M-Cup 3 0 0 0 0
2004-05 Guelph Storm OHL 66 2 17 19 36 +5 4 0 1 1 4
2004-05 Canada WJ18-A 6 0 0 0 6 +2
2005-06 Guelph Storm OHL 60 4 17 21 122 +2 15 1 4 5 24
2005-06 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 10 0 0 0 4
2005-06 Canada WJC-A 6 0 0 0 12 +3
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 6 1 0 1 4 -4
2006-07 Guelph Storm OHL 43 3 7 10 86 +2 4 0 1 1 14
2006-07 Canada WJC-A 6 0 0 0 6 0
2007-08 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 22 0 0 0 6 -4 4 0 1 1 0
2007-08 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 53 1 7 8 42 +8
2008-09 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 31 0 4 4 10 +3 6 0 0 0 6
2008-09 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 15 0 1 1 18 0
2009-10 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 48 1 2 3 20 -14 17 1 0 1 2
2010-11 Vancouver Canucks NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -3
2010-11 Manitoba Moose AHL 39 1 1 2 56 0
2011-12 Chicago Wolves AHL 22 1 5 6 31 +6 5 0 1 1 10
2012-13 Norfolk Admirals AHL 56 0 5 5 52 -12
2013-14 Norfolk Admirals AHL 26 0 3 3 26 -8 5 0 0 0 4
NHL Totals 106 1 6 7 36 27 1 1 2 8


OHL Second All-Star Team (2006, 2007) Traded to Philadelphia by Nashville with Scottie Upshall and Nashville's 1st (later traded back to Nashville - Nashville selected Jonathon Blum) and 3rd (later traded to Washington - Washington selected Phil Desimone) round choices in 2007 Entry Draft for Peter Forsberg, February 15, 2007. Traded to Nashville by Philadelphia with future considerations for Dan Hamhuis, June 19, 2010. Traded to Vancouver by Nashville with Jonas Andersson for Shane O'Brien and Dan Gendur, October 5, 2010. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to various injuries. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Norfolk (AHL), October 24, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 as a healthy reserve.