2013-14: Notched an assist at NJD, Mar. 27…Had an assist vs. CGY, Mar. 15…Scored a goal at BOS, Mar. 13…Tallied an assist at FLA, Mar. 11…Scored a goal vs. MTL, Mar. 6…Recorded an assist vs. LAK, Jan. 28…Earned an assist at VAN, Jan. 26…Had an assist at EDM, Jan. 24…Notched an assist at CGY, Jan. 22…Tallied 2 assists vs. TOR, Jan. 20…Scored a goal vs. ANA, Jan. 11…Registered 1-2-3 vs. CGY, Jan. 7…Scored a goal vs. PHI, Jan. 4…Tallied an assist and skated in 12:46 of ice time at OTT, Dec. 21…Tied a career high with 1-2-3 vs. TBL, Nov. 16.
2012-13: Collected 3-21-24 in 48 games to rank 5th on the team and 2nd among PHX defensemen in scoring…Led the team in assists (21), TOI/G (25:05) and shifts/game (28.7).
NOTES: Has also played for the NYR…Represented Finland at the 2013 IIHF World Championships, recording 3-2-5 in 8 games…Won a bronze medal with Finland at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia…Signed a four-year contract with the Coyotes on July 11, 2013.
Traded to Phoenix by NY Rangers for Enver Lisin, July 13, 2009. Signed as a free agent by TPS Turku (Finland), October 2, 2012.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season