Hard work can take a hockey player a long way. Just ask Stoner.
The defenseman may not be the fastest skater in the game and he likely will not win any skill competitions. But the perseverance of the 6-foot-4, 216-pound Stoner, combined with a motor that seems to never stop running, has resulted in a solid career. Stoner's size makes him a valuable crease-clearing force and, when necessary, an intimidating presence on the ice.