CURRENT NOTES: 1st amongst Sharks defensemen in points
2013-14: Registered a goal and an assist on Dec. 15 at Nashville…Recorded two assists on Dec. 3 at Toronto, including his 400th career assist…Tallied an assist and the overtime, game-winning goal on Nov. 14 at Vancouver…Scored two power-play goals, his 12th career multi-goal game, on Nov. 10 at Winnipeg…Returned to the lineup, scored a goal and fired six shots on Nov. 2 vs. Phoenix…Missed seven games with an upper body injury…Registered his first goal of the season on Oct. 8 vs. the NY Rangers…Led the team in ice time (24:12) on Oct. 3 vs. Vancouver
FIN FACTS: Really enjoys NBC’s “The Voice” and the catchy jingle that accompanies the show…A proud member of Team Coco, he is an ardent supporter of the Conan O’Brien Show and dreams to one day be a guest
CCHA First All-Star Team (1997, 1998) NCAA West First All-American Team (1997, 1998) AHL All-Rookie Team (1999) AHL Second All-Star Team (1999, 2000) NHL Second All-Star Team (2007, 2009)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009, 2011)
Signed as a free agent by Florida, March 30, 1998. Traded to Tampa Bay by Florida for Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Martin Tuma) in 2003 Entry Draft, January 7, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden), November 14, 2004. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to off-ice wrist injury, September 22, 2007 and resulting surgery, November 6, 2007. Traded to San Jose by Tampa Bay with Brad Lukowich for Matt Carle, Ty Wishart, San Jose's 1st round choice (later traded to Ottawa, later traded to NY Islanders, later traded to Columbus, later traded to Anahaim - Anaheim selected Kyle Palmieri) in 2009 Entry Draft and San Jose's 4th round choice (James Mullin) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 4, 2008.