|NUMBER:||6||BIRTHDATE:||August 14, 1985 (AGE 28)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 4"||BIRTHPLACE:||Sicamous, BC, Canada|
|WEIGHT:||233||DRAFTED:||NSH / 2003 NHL Entry Draft|
|Shoots:||Right||ROUND:||2nd (49th overall)|
- In 42 games played in 2014, has recorded 34 points (14g-20a), three game-winning goals and a +11 rating.
- He led all blueliners in goals (23), tying a career high and the franchise record he set in 2008-09.
- Tied for third among NHL defenseman in points (23g-33a-56pts).
- In 2013-14, he was the first player since the NHL started keeping the hits and blocked shots categories annually in 2005-06, to post 20 goals, 150 blocked shots and 150 hits.
- His team-leading 26 power-play points (12g-14a) were tied for fourth among League defenseman.
- The Preds went 17-1-2 when he scored.
- Ranked fourth in the League, and led the team, in average ice time (26:54).
- Served as an Alternate Captain for Canada while posting six points (3g-3a) during the 2014 Olympics.
- Titles won: 2014 Olympics, 2010 Olympics, 2007 World Championship, 2005 WJC, 2003 & 2005 WHL Titles, 2004 Memorial Cup
For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.