Made his NHL debut, recording one shot and two PIM in 16:53 TOI at EDM (4/8)...Dished out two assists to go along with 112 PIM and a +5 rating in 72 games with the Houston Aeros (AHL)...Was a Hobey Baker finalist during his senior season at St. Lawrence (2006-07).
SJHL 1st All-Star Team (2003) SJHL Defenseman of the Year (2003) ECAC First All-Star Team (2007) ECAC Player of the Year (2007) NCAA East First All-American Team (2007)
Traded to Florida by Dallas with Dallas' 2nd round compensatory choice (later traded to Phoenix - Phoenix selected Enver Lisin) in 2004 Entry Draft for Valeri Bure, March 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 23, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 2, 2010.