|BIRTHPLACE:||Rocky Mountain House, AB, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||SJS: 1998-3 overall|
|WHL East Second All-Star Team (1998) WHL East First All-Star Team (1999) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1999) Canadian Major Junior Defenseman of the Year (1999) NHL All-Rookie Team (2000) Traded to Calgary (WHL) by Regina (WHL) for Donald Choukalos and Ryan Geremia, January 15, 1999. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to ankle (January 4, 2003 vs. Los Angeles) and head (February 21, 2003 vs. Columbus) injuries. Traded to Boston by San Jose with Marco Sturm and Wayne Primeau for Joe Thornton, November 30, 2005. Traded to Calgary by Boston with Wayne Primeau and Washington's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected T.J. Brodie) in 2008 Entry Draft for Andrew Ference and Chuck Kobasew, February 10, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 3, 2007. Traded to Detroit by Los Angeles for Detroit's 2nd round choice (later traded to Colorado Colorado selected Peter Delmas) in 2008 Entry Draft and Detroit's 4th round choice (later traded to Atlanta Atlanta selected Ben Chiarot) in 2009 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Traded to San Jose by Detroit for Andrew Murray and San Jose's 7th round choice in 2014 Entry Draft, June 10, 2012.|
|2011-12: Appeared in 81 games for Detroit... Finished the season with 21 points (6-15-21), 29 PIM, and a +16 rating... Posted the best plus/minus total of his career (+16)...Led all Detroit defenseman in hits and finished T-16th in the NHL (177)...Finished 18th in the NHL in shorthanded time on ice (3:10)...Scored his 300th NHL point on Mar. 4 vs. Chicago... Tied a career high by scoring two goals on Nov. 20 at Anaheim…Played in his 800th NHL game Oct. 21 vs. Columbus...Playoffs: Appeared in all 5 postseason games...Finished first amongst all defenseman in shorthanded time on ice (4:30)...Registered one assist, 17 hits, and 9 blocked shots.
CAREER 2010-11: Appeared in 67 games for Detroit…Missed 15 games due to injury (broken jaw) Jan. 8-Feb. 13…Led Detroit defensemen with 131 hits…Ranked second on team with 114 blocked shots…Registered his 200th career assist on Oct. 8 vs. Anaheim…Playoffs: Appeared in all 11 postseason games…Registered two postseason assists, 8 PIM and was +6…Averaged 21:33 of ice time per game in the playoffs…Ranked second on the team with 22 blocked shots in the postseason.
2009-10: Appeared in all 82 games for Detroit…Led Detroit with 206 hits and 133 blocked shots…Played his 700th game on Jan. 29 vs. Nashville…Playoffs: Appeared in all 12 postseason games for Detroit…Registered six postseason points (2-4-6)…Finished fourth on Detroit with a +6 rating in the playoffs…Registered a six game point streak during the postseason from Round One Game Two vs. Phoenix through Round One Game Seven.
2008-09: Appeared in 67 games for Detroit…Missed 15 games due to injury (back, ribs, knee)…Led team with 157 hits…Second on team with 98 blocked shots…Played his 600th career game on Nov. 28 vs. CBJ…Playoffs: Appeared in all 23 postseason games for Detroit…Finished postseason with 55 hits and 30 blocked shots…Averaged 24:08 of ice time in postseason, second on team (Lidstrom- 25:38).
2007-08: Played in 72 regular season games with Detroit (9) and Los Angeles (63)…Traded from Los Angeles to Detroit on Feb. 26…Suffered broken finger on Mar. 19 vs. Columbus and missed remainder of regular season…Playoffs: Appeared in 21 postseason games with Detroit registering 7 points (1-6-7) and a plus-15 rating…In the 2008 Stanley Cup Final, registered 5 points (1-4-5) and was +9 in six games.
2006-07: Played in 75 regular season games with Calgary (27) and Boston (48)...Traded to Calgary by Boston on Feb. 10…Played in 500th career NHL game vs. Chicago on Mar. 25…Recorded his 200th career NHL point (goal) with Boston on Jan. 18 vs. Pittsburgh…Playoffs: Recorded one point (assist) in six postseason games with Calgary.
2005-06: Established career highs in all offensive categories with 12 goals, 31 assists and 43 points…Played in 78 regular season games with San Jose (23) and Boston (55)…Traded to Boston by San Jose on Nov. 30…Played in his 400th career NHL game on Jan. 26 vs Washington.
2004-05: Did not play during NHL lockout.
2003-04: Played in 77 regular season games with San Jose…Led all Sharks defensemen in scoring with 39 points (9-30-39)…Set a team record for fastest two goals by one player when he scored twice in a 17-second span vs. Los Angeles on Apr. 4…Notched 100th career assist against Montreal on Mar. 3…Played in 300th career NHL game at Anaheim on Dec. 10…Playoffs: Played in 17 postseason games tallying six points (1-5-6).
2002-03: Recorded his 100th NHL point with an assist at Dallas on Feb. 16.
2001-02: Led San Jose defensemen in goals (6) and was second among blue-liners in points (29)…Played in his 200th career NHL game vs. Florida on Jan. 5.
2000-01: Finished second among Sharks defensemen with 23 points (5-18-23)…Played in his 100th career NHL game vs. NY Islanders on Nov. 18.
1999-00: Finished second in Calder Trophy voting for NHL’s Rookie of the Year…Named to NHL’s All-Rookie Team…Led all Sharks defensemen in scoring with 36 points (10-26-36)…Set club record for goals by a rookie defenseman with 10…Made NHL debut and scored first NHL goal vs. Calgary on Oct. 2…Recorded first career NHL assist vs. Chicago on Oct. 4…Played in first career NHL postseason game at St. Louis on Apr. 12…Scored first career postseason goal at St. Louis on Apr. 21.