GAME HIGHS: Goals: 2 / Assists: 3 / Points: 4 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 91
CAREER: In the 1st season of a 3-year contract...2009 and 2010 NHL First-Team All-Star and Norris Trophy runner-up...2011 NHL All-Star...2007 NHL YoungStars Game...2006 AHL Calder Cup champion with Hershey Bears...2006 AHL All-Rookie Team...2006 World Championship silver medalist with Canada and gold medalist at 2003 Under-18 Championship.
2014-15: Hit 10-goal plateau for 5th time in NHL career and recorded 45 points in 72 games with WSH...Finished fifth on Capitals in scoring and second among blueliners...Became the fifth-highest scoring defenseman in Capitals history on 2/1, passing Larry Murphy at 345 points.
OTHER: Is the NHL's second-highest scoring defenseman since 2007-08 and one of two active d-men with a 70-point season (OTT's Erik Karlsson)...Started "Green's Grinders" this season, hosting individuals with cystic fibrosis at every Red Wings home game.
WHL East First All-Star Team (2005) AHL All-Rookie Team (2006) NHL First All-Star Team (2009, 2010)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2015.
It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
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