|Assets:||Is plenty physical and has the projectable size to match. Also moves the puck out of trouble decently. Usually plays a safe game in the defensive zone.|
|Flaws:||Needs to add even more bulk to his 6-2 frame in order to withstand playing a physical style at the highest level over the long haul. Lacks some skill.|
|Career Potential:||Depth defenseman.|
|1/28/2016||Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|1/15/2016||Recalled from the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|1/08/2016||Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|1/01/2016||Recalled from the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|10/05/2015||Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).|
|7/24/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a one-year contract.|
|11/04/2014||Missed 1 game (lower body injury).|
|11/02/2014||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|10/30/2014||Missed 6 games (lower body injury).|
|10/18/2014||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|3/12/2014||Missed 1 game (undisclosed).|
|1/23/2014||Missed 15 games (left ankle injury).|
|12/29/2013||Left ankle injury, injured reserve.|
|12/18/2013||Left ankle injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|9/30/2013||Claimed off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|7/16/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract.|
|4/26/2013||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|4/16/2012||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|9/23/2011||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|4/14/2011||Recalled from Rockford (AHL).|
|9/25/2010||Assigned to Rockford (AHL).|
|3/12/2010||Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|7/24/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Washington Capitals.|
|9/30/2013||Claimed by the Vancouver Canucks off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks.|
|3/12/2010||Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks|
| 01/15/2016 3:19 PM
NewsStanton was recalled from AHL Hershey on Friday.
| 01/08/2016 5:30 PM
NewsStanton was reassigned to AHL Hershey on Friday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports.
| 01/01/2016 9:27 PM
NewsThe Capitals recalled Stanton from AHL Hershey on Friday, The Washington Post reports.
| 10/01/2015 1:17 PM
NewsStanton recorded an assist in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to Carolina.
| 07/24/2015 10:42 AM
NewsStanton signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Capitals on Friday.
Ryan Stanton knew he could play in the NHL | 06/02/2014 5:23 PM
NewsRyan Stanton should be able to earn a roster spot with Vancouver next season.
Impact"I've been confident in my abilities and ever since I started playing at the professional level, I thought I could play in the NHL," he said. "I don't get too excited or down. I just tried to be consistent." In 64 games with the Canucks in 2013-14, he recorded 16 points and a plus-5 rating. Stanton was claimed off waivers from Chicago on Sept. 30 and earned some playing time on a pairing with Kevin Bieksa.
Ryan Stanton records an assist Tuesday | 02/05/2014 11:17 AM
NewsRyan Stanton had an assist in the Canucks' 3-1 loss on Tuesday.
ImpactStanton has recorded at least a point in four of his last five games. He has a goal and 15 points in 43 games this season.
| 01/24/2014 2:19 AM
NewsRyan Stanton returned to action on Thursday January 23.
Ryan Stanton will be sidelined for 'weeks' | 12/20/2013 1:43 PM
NewsRyan Stanton (ankle) will not return to the Canucks' lineup in the near future.
Impact"We're talking weeks," Canucks head coach John Tortorella said. "I'll leave it at that." Stanton was hurt during Tuesday's game against Minnesota. He has a goal and 11 points in 36 games this season.
Ryan Stanton suffers an ankle injury | 12/18/2013 11:13 AM
NewsRyan Stanton sustained an ankle injury during Tuesday's contest.
ImpactStanton initially attempted to play through the injury, but ended up missing the second half of the contest. He has a goal and 11 points in 36 games this season.
Canucks grab Ryan Stanton off of waivers | 09/30/2013 12:11 PM
NewsRyan Stanton has been claimed off of waivers by the Vancouver Canucks.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactStanton had 25 points and 126 penalty minutes in 73 AHL games last season. He was never able to earn regular playing time with the Chicago Blackhawks, but he might be a decent source of penalty minutes if he can earn a top-six role in Vancouver. That being said, we can't recommend picking him up in standard leagues at this time.
Ryan Stanton falls short of mark for Chicago | 09/29/2013 4:30 PM
NewsThe Chicago Blackhawks waived defenseman Ryan Stanton on Sunday.
ImpactIt's obviously difficult to make the cut for the defending Stanley Cup champions, but Stanton could serve as an occasional injury replacement if he clears waivers. Naturally, he's not really worth watching in fantasy at this point, though.
Ryan Stanton faces tough task with Blackhawks | 09/14/2013 10:17 AM
NewsAll six defensemen who contributed to the Chicago Blackhawks' championship season are back and so Ryan Stanton knows it'll be tough for him to crack the roster heading into the regular season.
ImpactBut he's clearly next on the totem pole should a Chicago blueliner suffer an injury or go into a slump. Stanton had a strong season with the Rockford IceHogs in the AHL in 2012-13, tallying 25 points and finishing plus-16 over 73 games. He also had 126 penalty minutes. Chicago coach Joel Quenneville understands the battle Stanton's in to earn a place. "He's in a competitive spot," Quenneville said. "We've liked his development in his career. He's another defenseman we think could play if given the chance. It looked like he belonged in practices when he came up (and played in one game) last year. We'll see how he plays. When you put him into an NHL game, you know you'll be comfortable with him on the ice."
Ryan Stanton signs with Chicago | 07/16/2013 4:59 PM
NewsRyan Stanton has agreed to a one-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.
ImpactThe financial terms were not revealed. Stanton had 25 points and 126 penalty minutes in 73 AHL contests in 2012-13.
Chicago has summoned Ryan Stanton | 04/26/2013 4:13 PM
NewsRyan Stanton has been called up by the Chicago Blackhawks.
ImpactStanton has 25 points and 126 penalty minutes in 73 AHL games. He hasn't made his NHL debut yet.
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|Goals||0||at CBJ||Jan 19||1|
|Assists||0||at CBJ||Jan 19||1|
|Points||0||at CBJ||Jan 19||1|
|Penalty Minutes||2||at CBJ||Jan 19||5|
|Plus/Minus||-1||at CBJ||Jan 19||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||at CBJ||Jan 19||0|
|Power Play Points||0||at CBJ||Jan 19||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||at CBJ||Jan 19||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||at CBJ||Jan 19||0|
|Shots||0||at CBJ||Jan 19||5|
|Penalty Minutes||35||2014-15 (Van)|
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