|BIRTHPLACE:||Winnipeg, MB, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2002-54 overall|
2012-13: Paced team defensemen and shared fourth on the club and 12th among NHL blueliners with 27 points (3G, 24A) in 47 regular-season games … Shared fifth on the team and eighth among NHL blueliners with a +16 plus/minus rating … Shared fifth among NHL defensemen in assists … Recorded 31 penalty minutes, including a career-high 19 PIM on Feb. 5 at SJS … Posted five multi-point games, including two three-point outings … Registered a season-high three assists on March 25 vs. LAK, including his 300th NHL assist … Appeared in his 600th career game on April 12 vs. DET … Skated in a season-high 30:30 on April 20 vs. PHX … Shared third among league defensemen with 13 points in 22 postseason games en route to the 2013 Stanley Cup championship … Shared first on the team and seventh in the league with 11 helpers … Shared third on the club and sixth in the NHL with a postseason career-best +10 rating … Registered 40-plus minutes of ice time in back-to-back games (40:12 on Jun 8 vs. LAK; a career-high 48:40 on June 12 vs. BOS) ... Missed one game due to suspension (June 6).
2011-12: Led team defensemen with 36 assists and 40 points (4G, 36A) in 74 regular-season tilts … His 36 helpers tied for third overall on the team … Became the second defenseman in Blackhawks franchise history to record 30 or more points in six of his first seven NHL campaigns (C. Chelios) … Ranked fifth on the club and second among blueliners with a +15 rating … Tied for first in the NHL with a team-high 26:53 average TOI, the sixth consecutive season in which he led Chicago in ice time … Paced Blackhawks defensemen with nine multi-point efforts … Led club blueliners with 162 shots on goal … Shared fifth among league defensemen with 48 takeaways … Led Blackhawks defensemen with four goals and a +19 rating and ranked second with 19 points (4G, 15A) at the United Center … Collected the 200th assist of his NHL career on Nov. 18 at CGY ... Tallied six points (2G, 4A) over a five-game point streak from Nov. 10-18 ... Registered a season-high six blocked shots on Jan. 31 at VAN … Notched a career-high four assists on March 20 at CBJ … Missed three games (Nov. 3-6) due to injury … Missed five games (March 25-April 1) due to suspension … Registered one assist in six postseason appearances vs. PHX in the Western Conference Quarterfinals … Led the league with a postseason career-high average TOI of 30:15.
2010-11: Ranked second among club defensemen with seven goals, 38 assists and 45 points and was one of two Blackhawks to skate in all 82 regular-season games … Led the NHL for the first time in his career with 26:53 TOI per game, his sixth straight season pacing Chicago in TOI … Shared fifth among NHL defensemen with 56 takeaways … Finished second among team blueliners with nine multi-point efforts, including one three-point outing … Voted by fans as one of two starting defensemen for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game … Collected one assist for Team Lidstrom in his second career All-Star appearance ... Tied a Blackhawks season high with a +4 rating on Jan. 12 vs. COL ... Netted his first shorthanded goal of the season and fifth of his NHL career on Nov. 26 at ANA ... Registered three assists on Oct. 29 against EDM ... Recorded a season-high 6 SOG twice … Logged more than 30:00 TOI 13 times, including a Blackhawks season-high 34:32 on March 9 at TBL … Netted a team-best four goals and tied for the club lead with six points (4G, 2A) in seven games vs. VAN in the WCQF … Logged a team-high 26:55 TOI per game … Notched the GWG in Game 4 at the United Center on April 19 … Registered a playoff career-high four points (2G, 2A) in Game 5 at VAN on April 21.
2009-10: Won the 2010 James Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s top defenseman … Ranked second on the team and among NHL defensemen with a career-high 69 points with career bests in goals (14) and assists (55) … Posted the most points by a Chicago defenseman since 1995-96 (C. Chelios, 72) … Led league blueliners in goals (10), assists (38) and points (48) at even strength … Ranked second among NHL defensemen with 15 multi-point outings … Led league defensemen and tied for third overall with five shorthanded points (1G, 4A) … Led team blueliners and ranked eighth among league defensemen with a +21 rating … Ranked second on the club with 143 blocked shots … Tied a Blackhawks season high with a +4 rating on Nov. 25 at SJS and on Jan. 7 at BOS … Paced the club for the fifth consecutive season and ranked second in the league with an average of 26:35 TOI per game … Collected the 100th assist of his NHL career on Oct. 14 against EDM … Recorded a multi-goal game in a three-point night on Jan. 7 at BOS ... Registered assists in seven consecutive games from Dec. 18-29, the longest assist streak on the team during the season and the longest point streak of his career ... Collected a season-high three assists twice (Nov. 19 at CGY, Nov. 25 at SJS) ... Logged more than 30:00 TOI eight times, including a Blackhawks season-high 32:40 on March 14 against WSH … Finished second among NHL defensemen with 17 points (2G, 15A) in 22 postseason tilts en route to the 2010 Stanley Cup championship … Ranked third on the Blackhawks with a career-best 15 assists in the postseason … Recorded three multi-point outings … Established a postseason career high with three points (3A) in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final vs. PHI … Paced blueliners and ranked seventh overall in the postseason with 61 SOG.
2008-09: Led NHL defensemen and tied for fourth overall in the league with a career-high +33 rating … Shared the lead among team defensemen with eight goals and ranked second among team blueliners with 36 assists and 44 points in 77 regular-season games … Led the Blackhawks in TOI for the fourth consecutive season, averaging 25:34, seventh most in the league … Posted points in five straight contests from Jan. 11-31 (1G, 5A) … Posted a season-high +4 rating on Jan. 6 vs. PHX … Tied a career high with three assists in his only three-point outing of the season on March 22 vs. LAK … Recorded 13 multi-point performances … Tallied the overtime winner on Dec. 19 at CGY for his 100th career NHL point ... Logged a season-high 32:00 TOI on Oct. 18 at STL … Missed four games (Jan. 16-21) due to injury, snapping a streak of 273 consecutive games … Missed the regular-season finale on April 12 as a healthy scratch … Collected six assists and 10 PIM in 17 games during his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut … Ranked second on Chicago in TOI (24:38) and third in blocked shots (30) … Tallied his first career postseason points, dishing out two assists in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals vs. VAN on April 30 ... Tallied an assist in three straight games from April 30-May 5 (4A) ... Shared the Blackhawks lead with five assists during the WCSF.
2007-08: Played 82 regular-season games, the second consecutive season in which he appeared in every Blackhawks contest … Paced the team and ranked second among NHL defensemen and fifth overall with a +30 rating … Led the squad for the third straight season with 25:33 of average TOI, over 4 minutes longer than the next closest player … Logged a season-high 34:14 TOI on Jan. 8 vs. MTL … Skated in his 200th career NHL tilt on Dec. 30 vs. LAK … Paced team defensemen with 12 goals and tied for first with 32 points … Served as the lone Chicago representative at the 2008 NHL All-Star Game in Atlanta, the first of his career, on Jan. 27 … Notched a season-high two points five times, including dishing out a season-best two assists twice … Tallied a point in a season-long three straight games from Feb. 2-7 (1G, 2A).
2006-07: Led team defensemen with 29 assists and 31 points while skating in all 82 regular-season tilts … Paced the squad in average TOI (23:35) and blocked shots (148) … Awarded his first career penalty shot on March 30 against CBJ.
2005-06: Made his NHL debut and appeared in 81 regular-season contests with Chicago, posting 21 points (9G, 12A) … Ranked second among NHL rookie blueliners with a team-best 23:25 average TOI and shared fourth among NHL first-year defensemen with nine goals … Skated 24:18 in his NHL debut on Oct. 5 against ANA … Accrued a career-high 79 PIM.
2004-05: Recorded 17 assists and 26 points in 79 regular-season games with the American Hockey League’s Norfolk Admirals … Posted the only hat trick of his professional career on Feb. 18 … Racked up 14 PIM and was held scoreless in six Calder Cup Playoffs contests.
2003-04: Made his professional debut in 75 regular-season games with Norfolk, posting seven goals, 25 points and 44 PIM … Made his professional postseason debut, accruing two points (1G, 1A) in eight tilts.
2002-03: Split the season between the Western Hockey League’s Kelowna Rockets and the Central Collegiate Hockey League’s Michigan State ... Amassed 46 points (11G, 35A) and a +32 rating in 37 regular-season games with Kelowna … Added 14 points (3G, 11A) in 19 playoff outings with Kelowna …. Opened the season with Michigan State, posting three goals and five assists in 13 contests.
2001-02: Recorded 15 points (3G, 12A) and 18 PIM in 41 games with Michigan State.
2000-01: Played in 60 games for Penticton of the British Columbia Hockey League, accruing 64 assists, 82 points and 61 PIM ... Appeared in nine playoff games for Penticton, registering 10 points (4G, 6A) and 18 PIM.
INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Led Team Canada at the 2012 World Championship with 10 assists and 11 points in eight games … Recorded a +7 rating … Averaged a team-high 22:28 TOI … Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver … Tied for 10th in the tournament and second among defensemen with six points (6A) … Led Team Canada with an average of 20:44 TOI per game … Finished second to Chicago teammate Jonathan Toews on Team Canada with a +6 rating … Skated for Team Canada at the 2008 World Championship, accruing two assists and 6 PIM in nine games.