|BIRTHPLACE:||Richmond, BC, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||SJS: 1997-23 overall|
|WHL West First All-Star Team (1999) Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 1, 2007. Traded to Washington by Colorado for Tomas Fleischmann, November 30, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, August 13, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, August 17, 2012. Traded to San Jose by Nashville for San Jose's 6th round choice (Tommy Veilleux) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013.|
2010-11: AVALANCHE: Appeared in 23 games for Colorado and recorded six assists... CAPITALS: Traded to Washington on Nov. 30 in exchange for Tomas Fleischmann... registered five points (1G, 4A) in 55 games for the Capitals... PLAYOFFS: Had one assist in nine games as Washington was eliminated in the second round by Tampa Bay.
2009-10: Finished second on the Avalanche in ice time at 21:55 per game...Led Colorado in both even-strength (18:19) and short-handed (3:16) time on ice...Shared the team lead with 81 games... has appeared in 244 of 246 regular season games since signing with Colorado...Finished second on the club with 144 blocked shots...Had a pair of three-game point streaks, Oct. 10-13 and Oct. 24-28...Scored his second goal of the season before leaving with a neck injury on Nov. 23 vs. Philadelphia...Appeared in his 700th NHL game on Dec. 2 at Florida...Did not dress on April 7 at Edmonton, snapping a streak of 148 consecutive games played (longest active streak on the team). PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all six postseason games for Colorado and was a team best +3...Finished second on the club in ice time at 22:32 per game...
2008-09: Led the Avalanche in ice time at 22:22 per game...Also ranked first on the club in even-strength time on ice (18:19)...Appeared in 81 of 82 games...Finished second on the Avs. with 162 blocked shots...Reached his 600th NHL game on Oct. 30 vs. Columbus... Did not dress on Nov. 6 vs. Minnesota (illness)...Scored his only goal of the season on March 22 at San Jose, his first tally in 86 games...Logged a career-high 32:33 of ice time on April 7 at San Jose, the most minutes by an Avalanche player in a regular season game since Adam Foote played 33:27 on Feb. 6, 2003 at Detroit.
2007-08: One of only two Avalanche players to skate in all 82 games...Led Colorado in even-strength time on ice (19:02) and was second in overall ice time at 22:40...First on the Avalanche in blocked shots with 153...Was +10 over his last 54 games after starting the year -15 through his first 28 contests. PLAYOFFS: Registered one assist in nine playoff contests...Missed a playoff game for the first time in his career when he sat out Game Two (CSF) at Detroit due to a foot injury.
2006-07: SHARKS: Established a new career- high in assists (20) and tied his career best in points (24) with San Jose...Led the Sharks in average ice time (22:49) and blocked shots (140)...Ranked ninth in the NHL in even-strength ice time at 17:53...Played in his 500th NHL game on March 18 at Colorado...Recorded his 100th career assist on March 13 against Chicago. PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all 11 playoff games and led the Sharks with 33 penalty minutes and 21 blocked shots...Had an assist in the final two games of the WCQF against the Predators, including a helper on the series-clinching goal in Game 5 (April 20) at Nashville.
2005-06: Sharks alternate captain established a career-high with 24 points and tied his career-best with six goals...Led all NHL skaters in even-strength ice time (17:31)...Led San Jose in average ice time per game (24:34)...Played in 162 consecutive games from Feb. 19, 2003 to Feb. 28, 2006...Appeared in 400th NHL game on Feb. 4 vs. Anaheim...Set a career-high with three points (1g/2a) at Boston on Jan. 10. PLAYOFFS: Recorded one assist in 11 postseason games. 2004-05: Did not play.
2003- 04: Appeared in all 82 games and led the Sharks in average ice time (23:39)...Played in his 300th NHL game Dec. 22 vs. Anaheim. PLAYOFFS: Tied for first among Sharks defencemen in scoring with six points (1g/5a) during the 2004 playoffs... Led the club in average ice time (26:38)...Scored the winning goal (first career playoff goal) in Game One of the WCSF vs. Colorado on April 22.
2002-03: Led San Jose in average ice time (24:15) and was second among team defencemen in points with 22...Played in his 200th NHL game Nov. 11 vs. N.Y. Rangers. 2001-02: Was +10 and had 14 points in 75 games for the Sharks. PLAYOFFS: Registered two assists in Game 3 win at Phoenix (WCQF) on April 22.
2000-01: Appeared in 75 games during his first full NHL season...Played in his 100th NHL game March 18 vs. Detroit...Scored his first career gamewinning goal in a 3-2 OT win Nov. 30 vs. Anaheim. PLAYOFFS: Led the Sharks in average ice time (25:09)...Posted his second career playoff assist and led all players with six shots in Game 3 of WCQF vs. St. Louis on April 16.
1999-00: Tied for second on San Jose in plus/minus with a +7 rating...Scored his first NHL goal on Feb. 18 at Anaheim. PLAYOFFS: Registered his first playoff assist in his first playoff game May 7 at Dallas (WCSF).
1998-99: Collected two assists in his NHL debut with the Sharks in Japan on Oct. 9 against Calgary...Played five games with the Sharks before returning to Kelowna...Named to the WHL’s Western Conference First All-Star Team and played in the WHL All-Star Game...Named Kelowna’s MVP...Made his AHL debut with Kentucky on April 16 vs. Cincinnati
2004-05: Skated for the gold medal-winning Team Canada at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey... played on the silver medal- winning Canadian squad at the 2005 IIHF World Championship.
Played 235 regular season and 25 playoff games over part of one season with Tacoma and parts of four seasons with Kelowna of the WHL, and recorded 46 goals, 91 assists, and 339 PIM.