|BIRTHPLACE:||Hudson, WI, USA|
Assists: 2 (4-11 vs. SJ)
Points: 2 (4-11 vs. SJ)
+/-: Plus-2 (4-7 at EDM)
TOI: 23:29 (4-4 vs. PHX)
Shots: 4 (4-11 vs. SJ)
PIM: 10 (3-22 at CHI)
THIS SEASON: Had three points (0-3=3) and 18 penalty minutes in 17 games with the Kings and 14 points (1-13=14) and 95 penalty minutes in 61 games with Manchester (AHL)...Recorded his three NHL points (all assists) in last three Kings games of the season (April 7 to April 11)...Recorded first career multi-point game in the NHL with two assists April 11 vs. San Jose...Recorded first career NHL assist and was a plus-2 April 7 at Edmonton (15th NHL game)...Ranked second among Manchester defensemen with 14 points, 13 assists and a plus-5 rating...Named Manchester's American Specialty/AHL Man of the Year on March 26 for his outstanding contributions to the community and charitable organizations during the 2008-09 season...Recalled from Manchester March 20 (second call-up of the season)...Assigned to Manchester Feb. 15...Made NHL debut Feb. 3 at Ottawa...Recalled from Manchester Feb. 3.
|2009-10: Eight points (1-7=8) and 14 penalty minutes in 42 games…Played in 38 of club's first 43 games…Played as a forward Dec. 15, 2009 at Edmonton…Was season-high plus-10 after Nov. 2, 2009 game at Phoenix (tied for 4th overall in NHL, tied for 3rd among defensemen, second among rookies)...Signed three-year contract extension Oct. 23, 2009...Plus-5 in first six games (Oct. 3 to Oct. 14, 2009)...Scored first NHL goal Oct. 6, 2009 vs. San Jose (19th NHL game).
2008-09: Three points (0-3=3) and 18 penalty minutes in 17 games with Kings and 14 points (1-13=14) and 95 penalty minutes in 61 games with Manchester (AHL)...His three NHL points (all assists) came in last three Kings games of season (April 7 to April 11, 2009)...First career multi-point game (two assists) April 11, 2009 vs. San Jose...First career NHL assist (and plus-2) April 7, 2009 at Edmonton (15th NHL game)...Ranked second among Manchester defensemen with 14 points, 13 assists and plus-5 rating...Named Manchester's American Specialty/AHL Man of the Year on March 26, 2009 for his outstanding contributions to the community and charitable organizations during 2008-09 season...Made NHL debut Feb. 3, 2009 at Ottawa...Recalled from Manchester two times during season.
2007-08: Finished senior year at University of Wisconsin, recording collegiate career-high 21 points (5-16=21) and 46 penalty minutes in all 40 games…Plus-6 rating…Five goals was tied for first among Wisconsin defensemen, 21 points ranked second among team blue-liners…Served as Wisconsin's team captain…Signed with Kings April 1, 2008 and finished season with Manchester, appearing in Monarchs final five regular season games (zero points and six penalty minutes) and four playoff games (one assist and six penalty minutes)…Made professional debut with Manchester April 4, 2008 at Lowell.
2006-07: 10 points (4-6=10) and 46 penalty minutes in 41 games at University of Wisconsin…10 points were third among Wisconsin defensemen…46 penalty minutes tied for third overall on Wisconsin…One short-handed goal tied for team lead…Helped University of Wisconsin capture NCAA Championship.
2005-06: Four points (2-2=4) and 24 penalty minutes in 37 games at University of Wisconsin…All of his points came during conference play (23 games).
2004-05: Six points (1-5=6) and 20 penalty minutes in 34 games during freshman year at University of Wisconsin…Five of his six points came during conference play (24 games).
2003-04: 23 points (4-19=23) and 63 penalty minutes in 60 games in juniors with Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)…Four goals, 19 assists and 23 points led Des Moines defensemen…Appeared in three playoff games with Des Moines, recording zero points and four penalty minutes.
LAST AMATEUR CLUB: University of Wisconsin, NCAA.
PERSONAL: Nickname: Nickname: Whiskey, Whiskey Bob…Off-season home: Wisconsin…Fiancé: Megan…Favorite movie: Good Will Hunting…Favorite TV show: Sons of Anarchy…Favorite actor/actress: Tom Hanks, Megan Fox…Favorite band…Chester Bay…Favorite NHL city, other than Los Angeles: Chicago…Favorite book/magazine: The Grapes of Wrath, National Geographic…Favorite sport other than hockey: baseball…Favorite hockey moment: winning 2006 NCAA Championship…Favorite hockey player growing up: Adam Foote…Favorite road arena: Xcel Energy Center…Favorite food: anything on the grill…Favorite holiday: Christmas…Favorite website, other than LAKings.com: failblog.org…Favorite vacation spot: St. Croix River…Superstitions: pre-game nap, good meal…First job: mowing lawns…Wears jersey number because: assigned in training camp…Charities: supports Huntington’s Disease Society of America...Helps the environment by: going green…If not a hockey player he would be: wishing he was a hockey player.