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Rick Rypien
Rick Rypien
Centre
(RIP-in)
Number: 37
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Right
Born: 16 May 1984
Birthplace: Coleman, AB, Canada
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Nov. 9, 2005
PERSONAL
Comes from a lineage of athletes: father Wes was a Canadian boxing champion, brother Wes Jr. played in the WHL and cousin Mark was the most valuable player of Super Bowl XXVI…He is a fan of mixed martial arts…His father and brother inspired and guided Rick’s career…His greatest hockey achievement is earning a roster spot with the Canucks despite not being drafted in the NHL and WHL.

Acquired
Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, Nov. 9, 2005.

FIRSTS
First Game: Dec. 21/05 vs EDM
First Goal: Dec. 21/05 vs EDM
First Assist: Oct. 12/07 at EDM

FEATURES
My Journey to the NHL - Rick Rypien
With a vengeance

Rick Rypien's Media Blitz
Rypien Re-Ups
A fresh start

Rypien it up
Canucks Sign Rypien

VIDEOS
Raw: Rick Rypien Oct. 12, 2010
Quickclip: Rypien vs. Eager
Quickclip: Rypien vs. Clune
Rypien vs Prust medley
Rypien vs Stortini
Rypien vs. Brad May
Canucks TV: Rick Rypien
Keep on punching kid
A unanimous decision
At it again
Size doesn't matter
Rypien vs. Prust
Eager's hit on Rypien
Hard work pays off
Rypien finds his way back
Let 'em Ryp
Fighting for a job
Tripped up
Rick Rypien
He's not done yet