Career: Member of Team USA at the IIHF World Championships in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 (Team Captain), World Junior Championships in 2007 (Bronze) & 2006, World U18 Championships in 2005 (Gold) & 2004 (Silver) and the 2010 Winter Olympics (Silver), totaling 16G-16A-32P in 69 career international appearances... Scored 1st career NHL goal on 10/19/07 at VAN (opposing G: R. Luongo)… Made NHL debut on 3/27/07 vs. VAN… Spent 2 seasons at the University of Michigan (74GP-26G-45A-71P-236PIM)… Named CCHA 1st Team All-Star and conference’s Best Offensive D in '07.. Set Wolverines freshman D scoring record in 2005-06 (10G-22A-32P, 38GP).
2012-13: Skated in the 400th game of his NHL career on 4/9/13 vs. SJS... Broke his own CBJ record for TOI in a regulation game on 2/2 vs. DET (34:59).
2011-12: Finished 2nd amongst all NHL D in GWG (5), T-6th in goals (12) and T-8th in PPG (5)… Made his CBJ debut on 2/26/12 at PIT.
Personal: Nickname is ‘JJ’… Favorite D growing up was Chris Chelios.