|Assets:||Has good size and the ability to play a physical game. Works well in the corners. Can score goals and put up good numbers at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Must continue to work on his skating in order to be most effective at the National Hockey League level. Lacks consistency from game to game.|
|Career Potential:||Big depth winger.|
|10/07/2014||Assigned to the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|11/05/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|11/02/2013||Missed 11 games (knee injury).|
|10/08/2013||Knee injury, injured reserve.|
|10/05/2013||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year contract.|
|5/15/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|3/21/2013||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|2/03/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|1/31/2013||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|1/18/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|1/16/2013||Placed on waivers by the Toronto Maple Leafs.|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|7/01/2012||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a one-year contract.|
|3/25/2012||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|3/23/2012||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|9/25/2011||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|7/04/2011||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a one-year contract.|
|9/28/2010||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|6/03/2010||Re-signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a one-year contract.|
|9/22/2009||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|7/06/2009||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Toronto Maple Leafs to a one-year contract.|
|1/21/2009||Acquired from the Minnesota Wild.|
|10/01/2008||Assigned to Houston (AHL).|
|9/19/2007||Assigned to Houston (AHL).|
|9/13/2006||Assigned to Houston (AHL).|
|7/05/2006||Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Wild.|
|7/05/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers.|
|1/21/2009||Minnesota Wild traded Robbie Earl to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Ryan Hamilton.|
|7/05/2006||Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Wild.|
Edmonton demotes Ryan Hamilton | 11/06/2013 9:54 AM
NewsRyan Hamilton has been sent down to the AHL.
ImpactHamilton has no points and a minus-two rating in two games with Edmonton this season. He missed 13 contests due to a knee injury before returning on Saturday.
Ryan Hamilton (knee) will dress Saturday | 11/02/2013 2:29 PM
NewsRyan Hamilton (knee) will suit up Saturday night for Edmonton against Detroit.
ImpactHe has missed the last 13 games with a knee injury. Hamilton is slated to play with Mark Arcobello and Boyd Gordon in his return.
Ryan Hamilton suffers knee injury Monday | 10/08/2013 10:12 AM
NewsRyan Hamilton sustained a knee injury on Monday.
ImpactHamilton was summoned by the Oilers on Friday. The 28-year-old forward has three assists in 13 career NHL games.
Edmonton Oilers opt to waive Ryan Hamilton | 09/29/2013 3:07 PM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers waived winger Ryan Hamilton on Sunday.
ImpactThey recently acquired Hamilton, formerly of the Toronto Maple Leafs' system. The 28-year-old collected two assists in 10 regular season contests and one helper in two playoff games in 2013 for Toronto.
Ryan Hamilton getting noticed by Oilers brass | 09/14/2013 10:27 AM
NewsWhen the Edmonton Oilers announced over the summer that they'd acquired Ryan Hamilton, it barely caused a ripple.
ImpactHe's being noticed early in training camp, though. He's starting off on a line with Sam Gagner and Jordan Eberle. "It's pretty special to play with two talented players like that," said the former Toronto Marlies captain. "Those guys are exceptional players and it's a lot of fun to play with skill like that, but I'm not trying to change my game and play like they do - I'm just trying to play my own game." But Eberle says Hamilton, who had 30 goals in 58 AHL games last year, is "a big, strong guy who can skate and play the game. He's fast, he can move, he can stick handle. He gets in on the forecheck well, he works hard. I'm excited to see what he can do.Sam and I are not big guys, so if you can add somebody with a little weight and physicality who can get in on the forecheck and help with puck retrieval... he could be a good addition."
Ryan Hamilton agrees to terms with Oilers | 07/05/2013 4:52 PM
NewsRyan Hamilton has signed a two-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers.
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ImpactHamilton had two points in 10 games with the Maple Leafs last season. He also had 30 goals and 48 points in 56 AHL contests. Look for him to compete for a bottom-six spot during training camp.
Ryan Hamilton impresses in playoff debut | 05/05/2013 7:26 AM
NewsWinger Ryan Hamilton is happy to have been a part of Toronto's impressive win over the Bruins on Saturday.
ImpactThe 28-year-old AHL veteran picked up an assist in his NHL playoff debut and did exactly what the coaching staff had hoped for when they inserted him into the lineup. For his part, Hamilton understands his role with the club. "It feels good to be part of the battle and help the team any way you can," Hamilton said. "You've got to focus on what you've got to do, focus on the details, play the system. Stay in the moment." Given the uphill battle the team faces and his limited role, Hamilton's not worth a selection in playoff pools.
Ryan Hamilton a roster possibility Saturday | 05/04/2013 11:02 AM
NewsRyan Hamilton practised on the Maple Leafs' fourth line alongside Jay McLement and Colton Orr during Friday's scrimmage.
ImpactHamilton may get the opportunity to play in Game 2 Saturday night against Boston at the expense of Frazer McLaren. No real fantasy impact here but we thought you should know.
Ryan Hamilton might play Saturday night | 03/23/2013 10:57 AM
NewsRyan Hamilton could draw into the lineup Saturday night.
ImpactWith Leo Komarov dealing with an upper-body injury and his status iffy, the 27-year-old might play against the Bruins. He has 30 goals and 48 points in the AHL this season.
Maple Leafs recall Ryan Hamilton | 03/21/2013 3:19 PM
NewsToronto has recalled Ryan Hamilton from the minors.
ImpactThe move was made in case Joffrey Lupul is suspended for his hit on Tampa's Victor Hedman. Hamilton has been in the AHL this campaign with a team-leading 30 goals and 48 points in 56 games.
Leafs recall Ryan Hamilton from AHL | 01/31/2013 5:32 PM
NewsToronto has brought up Ryan Hamilton from the minors.
ImpactHe's slated to suit up on Thursday night against the Washington Capitals with Mike Brown injured. The Marlies captain won the AHL All-Star Game MVP award earlier this week after he recorded a hat trick. Hamilton had an assist in two outings with the Leafs last season.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsRyan Hamilton was called up from the minors on Friday January 18.
|Penalty Minutes||2||2011-12 (Tor)|
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