2010-11 HIGHLIGHTS: Wild were 29-18-5 in games he played in...Recorded season-high five hits vs. VAN (2/15)...Tied team record for defensemen with +4 rating at PIT (1/8) in 14:04 of ice time...Scored first career overtime GWG vs. PHX(1/2)...Logged season-high 21:37 vs.NSH (11/26)...Tallied an assist in back-to-back games (10/8, 10/14)...Blocked five shots at CAR (10/8)...Missed four games with groin injury (10/22-10/30); 21 games with upper body injury (2/24-3/3, 3/10-4/8).
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2009-10: Registered career-highs in games played (70) and PIM (68)…Started season with Chicago and totaled 14 points (4-10=14) and a +7 rating in 51 games before being acquired by Minnesota for Kim Johnsson and Nick Leddy (2/12)…Recorded seven points (1-6=7) and averaged 22:01 TOI in 19 games with the Wild…Registered assist and +2 rating in season-high 24:40 vs. STL (3/14)…Had assist and career-high +3 at CGY (3/3)…Recorded PPG and +2 rating in 19:38 of ice time in Wild debut vs. VAN (2/14)…Skated in 200th NHL game vs. DAL (2/9)…Tallied two assists at CGY (11/19) and two points (1-1=2) vs. MTL (10/30)…Registered season-high four-game point streak (2-2=4, 10/8-10/14)…Missed eight games due to injury (12/20-12/23, 1/5-1/14), three games with ankle injury (3/26-3/31)…2008-09: Ranked third among Chicago defensemen with 34 assists and 40 points, both career highs, while appearing in 68 contests…Ranked fourth among team blueliners with six goals, matching a career high…Registered 24 of his 34 assists on the power play, the most on the club…Led team defensemen, ranked second on the Blackhawks and sixth among NHL blueliners with 29 power-play points…Recorded a career-high nine-game point streak (2- 8=10, 3/7-3/25), tied for the longest streak on the club…Tallied a career high three assists, all of which were recorded on the power play vs. PIT (2/27)…Tallied multiple points in a game nine times…Ranked second among team blueliners with 65 PIM…Notched the first three-point game of his career with a goal and two assists vs. SJ (11/16)…Started the season with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, collecting three goals, five points and a +3 rating in seven games before being recalled for the remainder of the season
(10/27)…Missed two games due to injury (12/26, 3/22)…Led Chicago defensemen with three goals and ranked third with nine points (3-6=9) in 17 contests during his Stanley Cup Playoff debut…Registered a goal, assist and a team-high six shots in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. CGY (4/16) in his NHL postseason debut...Matched a postseason high with two points (1-1=2) at CGY (4/22)…2007-08: Recorded 18 points (6-12=18) and 52 PIM in 45 games with the Blackhawks...Skated a career- high 27:36 TOI vs. CGY (1/28)…Started the season in Rockford, recording 19 points (8-11=19) and 67 PIM in 29 games before being recalled (12/20)…Named to the AHL Canadian All-Star Team for the 2008 AHL All-Star Classic but did not participate due to NHL recall…2006-07: Posted eight points (1-7=8) and 44 PIM in 35 games with the Blackhawks…Recorded his first NHL goal, a PPG, vs. MIN (1/14)…Collected 15 points (5-10=15) and 53 PIM in 34 outings with the Norfolk Admirals (AHL)…Netted four points (1-3=4) in six playoff contests with the Admirals...2005-06: Made his NHL debut at COL (10/14)…Notched one blocked shot in 11:02 TOI…Totaled 18 points (5-13=18) in 26 games for Medicine Hat (WHL).
INTERNATIONAL: Captured Gold Medals with Canada at the 2005 and 2006 World Junior Championships…Tallied one assist in three games in 2005…Ranked tied for second in defensemen scoring in 2006 with six points (2-4=6) in six games and added 18 PIM.