Acquired: Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on August 10, 2007
Played in 500th NHL game on Nov. 17 vs.
2007-08: Ranked second on the Islanders with 86 penalty minutes...Scored first goal as an Islander on Dec. 29 vs.
2006-07: Ranked 19th in the NHL with 162 blocked shots despite playing in just 55 games...Recorded two goals and 14 assists for 16 points with Atlanta...Ranked third among team defensemen in assists...Tied career high with two assists on Oct. 14 vs. Washington...Played in 400th NHL game on Nov. 24 vs. Tampa Bay...Recorded 100th NHL point on Feb. 22 vs. Tampa Bay.
2005-06: Set career highs in games played (76), points (25) and penalty minutes (144)...Tied career high with eight goals...Led Atlanta and ranked fourth in the NHL with 195 blocked shots...Ranked first among team defensemen and third overall with a +13 rating...Tied career highs with two goals and three points on Apr. 15 vs. Boston.
2003-04: Scored career-high eight goals...Led Atlanta defensemen in goals and finished second in points (21)...Ranked first among team defensemen and second overall on club with seven power-play goals...Led Atlanta defensemen with 102 shots on goal...Ranked first on team and tied for 11th in NHL with an average of 31.2 shifts per game...Recipient of 2003-04 Gilner-Reeves Community Service Award, given annually to Thrashers player who best exemplifies true spirit of giving back by committing time and effort to make an impact on Atlanta community...Played in 300th NHL game on Apr. 2 vs. Pittsburgh.
2002-03: Had career-high 18 assists...Ranked tied for third among Atlanta defensemen with 21 points (3-18-21)...Played in 200th NHL game on Nov. 22 vs. Pittsburgh...Scored first career shorthanded goal on Dec. 30 at Pittsburgh...Suffered a high-ankle sprain on Feb. 12 and missed the final 27 games of the season.
1999-00: Scored first NHL goal (Tomas Vokoun) on Oct. 14 at
1998-99: Made NHL debut on Oct. 28 at Philadelphia...Recorded first NHL assist/point on Feb. 8 at Phoenix...Posted two assists for first multi-point game on Apr. 2 at Vancouver.
2007: Made Stanley Cup Playoff debut in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Apr. 12 vs. NY Rangers...Played in all four games for
Notched 22 goals and 34 assists for 56 points and 270 penalty minutes in 122 games during four seasons at Michigan Tech (WCHA) from 1994-98.
1997-98: Recorded collegiate career highs in games played (38), goals (16), assists (24) and points (40)...Led Huskies defensemen in goals, including team-high 10 power-play goals...Named WCHA co-Defensive Player of Year...Named to 1997-98 All-WCHA Second Team.
1st NHL Game: 10/20/98 at
1st NHL Goal: 10/14/99 at
1st NHL Assist/Point: 2/8/99 at
100th NHL Game: 12/17/00 vs.
200th NHL Game: 11/22/02 vs. Pittsburgh
300th NHL Game: 4/2/04 vs. Pittsburgh
400th NHL Game: 11/24/06 vs.
500th NHL Game: 11/17/08 vs.
100th NHL Point: 2/22/07 vs.
Most Goals: 2 (five times), Last: 4/15/06 vs.