North American Skater
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
Weight: 194
Born: 04/24/1990
Mid Term Rank: 8
Nationality: Canadian
Club: Brandon
League: WHL
  • Helped Canada win a gold medal at the Under-18 IIHF World Championships in April, 2008.
  • Represented Manitoba at the Canada Winter Games in 2007, winning the silver medal.
  • Was Brandon's only 16-year-old rookie in 2006-07.
  • Starred on Dauphin's Parkland Rangers in the Midget AAA League as a 15-year old in 2005-06. 
  • His hometown is Gilbert Plains, Manitoba and he played 11 years for Grand Plains Minor Hockey.
  • He wears number four because of Bobby Orr and he patterns his game after Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom and Los Angeles’ Rob Blake.
  • If he could invite any three people to dinner they would be: Bobby Orr – “one of the greatest defensemen to play the game”, Chad Kroeger – “singer of my favorite band (Nickelback)”, and Todd Davison – “a good friend who passed away of cancer”.
  • His most memorable hockey moments are winning silver at the 2007 Canada Winter Games and the first home game of his rookie season (2006-07) in the WHL.


NHL Team: Anaheim

NHL Player: Scott Niedermayer

Shootout move: Sam Gagner’s

Video Game: Guitar Hero

Movie: Rock Star

TV Show: King of Queens and Hogan Knows Best

Actor: Will Ferrel

Group: Nickelback and 3 Doors Down


Book: Hockey Tough by Saul Miller

Pump-up song: “Step Up” by Drowning Pool

Food to cook: Spaghetti and chicken

Sport (other than hockey): Golf and soccer