Height: 6’2” (188) | Weight: 219 (99)

Shoots: Left

2008-09 Team: Pittsburgh Penguins

Olympic Experience

  • 2014 Olympic Winter Games, 4th
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, silver medalist


2005-06: Appeared in all seven games for Team USA at the2006 IIHF Men’s World Championship. 1999-00: Skated for the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2000 IIHF World Junior Championship … Registered a goal and an assist.


With Pittsburgh: 2008-09: Completed his fifth full season with the National Hockey League’s Pittsburgh Penguins … Appeared in 79 regular-season games … Ranked second among team defensemen in assists (17), third in plus/minus (+10) and tied for third in points (19) … One of only two Pittsburgh defenseman with a game-winning goal … Added four assists in 24 playoff games and helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup. 2007-08: Skated in 78 regular-season games and registered one goal and 10 assists … Finished year with career-best +11 … Played in 20 playoff games and notched two assists … Helped Pittsburgh reach Stanley Cup Final.

2006-07: Appeared in 70 regular-season games … Tallied six assists … Skated in five playoff games.

2005-06: Skated in 64 games and accumulated nine points (2-7).

2003-04: Played in 79 games and tallied one goal and nine assists.

2002-03:Appeared in six games.


Appeared in 152 regular-season games over three years (2001- 04) for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League … Skated in three regular-season games during the 2003-04 season … Played in 24 playoff games and tallied four assists … In 2002-03, appeared in 71 regular-season games and recorded four goals and 14 assists … Skated in six playoff games … In 2001-02, played in 78 regular-season games and notched 20 points (2-18) … Played three seasons for Boston College (1998-2001) of the Hockey East Association … In 2000-01, helped the Eagles win the NCAA championship … Appeared in 40 games and registered 20 assists … As a sophomore in 1999-00, tallied one goal and nine assists in 38 games … Appeared in 41 games as a freshman in 1998-99, scoring one goal and registering 10 assists.

PERSONAL: Selected with Pittsburgh’s first-round (18th overall) pick in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft … Born In 1980, in San Francisco, Calif.