|BIRTHPLACE:||St. Louis Park, MN, USA|
|DRAFTED:||PIT: 2006-32 overall|
|Traded to Dallas by Pittsburgh for future considerations, January 24, 2013. Loaned to Peoria (AHL) by Dallas (Texas-AHL), April 9, 2013.|
|Tall defenseman possesses a good shot and maintains solid defensive positioning.
Finished 1st season of professional hockey with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
Played 4 collegiate seasons with Boston College of Hockey East.
Won 2 NCAA national titles with Eagles in 2008 and ’10. Appeared in 3 NCAA championship games in 4 years at BC (‘07, ‘08, ‘10).
Was a Hockey East All-Tournament Selection and All-Hockey East honorable mention after leading all BC blueliners with 28 points (11G-17A) in senior season (‘09-10).
Totaled 64 points (17G-47A) in 157 collegiate games.
Boston College teammate of fellow Penguins prospects Philip Samuelsson and Brian Gibbons. Was defensive partner with Samuelsson.
Signed through 2011-12 season.