|BIRTHPLACE:||Edmonton, AB, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||NJD: 2000-194 overall|
Assists: 1 (2 times), 11/23/09 at FLA
Points: 1 (2 times), 11/23/09 at FLA (0+1)
SOG: 2 (1 time), 11/14/10 vs. BOS
PIM: 5 (3 time), 11/27/09 at NYI
| Physical, rugged defenseman.
Nickname - “Engo”
Dedicated and persistent player broke into NHL at age 28. Played first full season at NHL level in 2010-11.
Voted by Pittsburgh Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association as the team’s representative for the NHL Bill Masterton Award - the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey in 2010-11.
Scored 1st NHL goal Nov. 12, 2010 vs. Tampa Bay.
1st NHL game Nov. 10, 2009 at Boston.
Played for Lowell, Hershey and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, and Las Vegas, South Carolina and Reading of the ECHL.
Member of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s 2008 team that appeared in the Calder Cup Final.
Durable blueliner played in 100 straight AHL regular-season games for WBS. His streak was broken due to a call-up to Pittsburgh.
Originally drafted by New Jersey in the 6th round (194th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.
Played 5 seasons with Moose Jaw of the Western Hockey League from 1998-2003.
Lives in Las Vegas during the offseason.
Signed through 2013-14 season.