Reg. Season Career as a Blue: 96GP, 5-39-44, 26 PIM
2013-14 Season Stats: Home: 41GP, 3-20-23 Road: 41GP, 1-13-14
2013-14 Postseason: 5GP, 0-0-0, 0 PIM
-Fired a postseason career-high 6 shots in Game 3
-During the reg. season, shared 29th in points, 17th in assists and 5th in plus/minus among all defensemen
-Currently the leading Iron Man in major pro sports with 717 consecutive games played (reg. season -- 726 including playoffs)
-Appeared in 800th career game on Dec. 23 at CGY
-2-time NHL All-Star (2007, 2009) and named to the 2002-03 NHL All-Rookie Team
-Earned Gold Medal with Canada at 2014 Olympics
WHL East First All-Star Team (2002) NHL All-Rookie Team (2003)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007, 2009)
Loaned to Chicago (AHL) by Florida for cash, March 8, 2005. Traded to Calgary by Florida for Jordan Leopold and Phoenix's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Florida selected Josh Birkholz) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 27, 2009. Traded to St. Louis by Calgary for Mark Cundari, Reto Berra and St. Louis' 1st round choice (Emile Poirier) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 1, 2013.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season