Notes: Missed games: Has missed one 2013-14 regular season game due to injury ... An unrestricted free agent at the conclusion of last season, he signed a one-year contract with Ottawa on July 8.
2012-13: Played in 40 games with Carolina recording 17 points (six goals, 11 assists) and 14 penalty minutes … Earned his 300th NHL point with an assist on Jiri Tlusty's first period goal at Tampa Bay on April 21 ... Missed four games due to injury.
2013-14 Season high: Blocked shots: 3, Dec. 9 vs Philadelphia (5-4 SO win)
Career game highs: Goals: 3, 3/16/08 vs Ottawa (with Carolina); Assists 4, 10/26/06 vs Toronto (7-2 win); Points: 5, 10/26/06 vs Toronto (7-2 win)
CCHA All-Rookie Team (1996) CCHA Second All-Star Team (1997) Named Best Defenseman at WJC-A (1997)
Missed 1999-2000 after failing to come to contract terms with Los Angeles. Re-signed with Los Angeles, June 8, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Chicago (AHL), February 24, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 1, 2006. Traded to Carolina by Ottawa with Patrick Eaves for Cory Stillman and Mike Commodore, February 11, 2008. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to leg injury vs. Washington, November 30, 2009. Traded to Washington by Carolina for Brian Pothier, Oskar Osala and Washington's 2nd round choice (later traded to NY Rangers, later traded to Calgary Calgary selected Tyler Wotherspoon) in 2011 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 7, 2010. Traded to Boston by Carolina for Boston's 4th round choice (Trevor Carrick) in 2012 Entry Draft, July 5, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 8, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 as a healthy reserve.