Entered the 2022-23 season having played in each of his team’s last 679 regular-season games dating back to 11/21/13, marking the second-longest active ironman streak in the NHL and tied for the 10th longest in league history… Won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenseman in 2016-17 and was named a finalist for the award in 2015-16 and 2018-19… Was named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team in 2016-17 and 2018-19 and the Second All-Star Team in 2015-16… Won the NHL Foundation Player Award in 2014-15, awarded for applying the core values of hockey (commitment, perseverance and teamwork) to enrich the lives of people in the community… Was selected to the All-Star Game in six of nine seasons from 2011-19… Served as an alternate captain with San Jose for three seasons (2019-22)… Represented Canada in numerous international tournaments… Won silver at the 2004 IIHF World Junior Championship and 2008 IIHF World Championship… Won gold at the 2015 IIHF World Championship and 2016 World Cup of Hockey… Led all skaters in plus/minus (+14) at the 2008 World Championship and earned 11 points (2g, 9a) in 10 games at the 2015 World Championship, earning Best Defenseman honors at both tournaments.
Played for the New Jersey Hitmen of the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL), earning six points (1g, 5a) in 17 games… Also spent time with the U.S. NTDP during the holiday break that season, appearing in four games for the Under-18 team… Represented the U.S. Under-18 team at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, notching an assist on the game-winning goal vs. Russia.
Completed his freshman season for the University of New Hampshire (Hockey East), totaling six points (1g, 5a) in 38 games… Was sixth on the team in plus/minus (+7)… Appeared in all but one of the Wildcats’ games… Earned his first career point with an assist at Colorado College (11/23)… Netted his first collegiate goal at UMass Lowell (12/1).
Played all 41 games for New Hampshire during his sophomore season, setting career highs in goals (7), assists (14) and points (21)… Netted his first goal of the season vs. UMass Lowell (11/2)… Registered a pair of assists vs. Princeton (12/29)… Had a 10-game point streak (5g, 8a) from 1/24-3/1… Scored a goal and tallied two assists for a career-high three points vs. Notre Dame (1/31)… Matched that mark with a goal and two assists in the decisive game three of the Hockey East Quarterfinals against Northeastern (3/16), including the game-winning goal with 6:19 left in the third period.
Completed his third year of college hockey for New Hampshire, ranking second among Wildcats defensemen in points (16) and first in assists (13)… Was tied for fourth among all UNH skaters in plus/minus (+10)… Scored a goal and added an assist vs. Michigan (10/17)… Earned points in four consecutive games from 2/7-2/20 (1g, 4a)… Assisted on all three of UNH’s goals in a 3-0 victory against Merrimack (2/28)… Completed his collegiate career with 43 points (11g, 32a) in 110 games for New Hampshire… Joined Charlotte of the American Hockey League (AHL) after signing his professional contract with the Hurricanes on 3/27, appearing in four games for the Checkers… Made his pro debut vs. Oklahoma City (4/2)… Earned his first pro point with an assist vs. Oklahoma City (4/3).
Completed his rookie season with Carolina, totaling 16 points (4g, 12a) in 69 games… Appeared in three games on the American Hockey League (AHL) level for Charlotte, posting three points (1g, 2a)… Was tied for fourth among NHL rookie defensemen in goals (4) and tied for sixth in scoring (16 points)… Ranked ninth among all NHL defensemen in takeaways (43) and ninth among NHL rookie defensemen in blocks (83)… Made his NHL/Hurricanes debut at SJS (10/24)… Earned first NHL/Hurricanes point (assist) vs. COL (10/30)… Beat Jonathan Quick for his first NHL goal and added an assist vs. LAK (11/22) for his first career multi-point game… Had a two-game goal streak from 11/22-11/23 (2g, 1a)… Posted a three-game assist streak from 12/11-12/15 (3a).
Completed his second NHL/Hurricanes season, setting career highs in assists (18) and points (20)… Was one of six Carolina players to skate in all 82 games… Tied for first on the team and 10th among all league defensemen with a +23 rating… His +23 rating was tied for the fourth-best plus/minus season in franchise history… Ranked second on the team with 148 blocked shots… Notched an assist in his 100th NHL/Hurricanes game vs. BUF (12/17)… Registered assists and points in two straight games from 12/17-12/22 (0g, 2a)… Had assists and points in two straight games from 3/11-3/13 (0g, 2a)… Set a new career high with his 17th point of the season vs. DET (3/28)… Earned his first multi-point game of the season with two assists, and registered a career high 27:17 of ice time vs. STL (4/8).
Registered 19 points (3g, 16a) in 65 games with the Hurricanes… Ranked third on the team in time on ice per game (20:54) and blocked shots (101)… Recorded a season-high 26:15 of ice time at EDM (10/17)… Earned his first point of the season with an assist vs. TBL (10/24)… Recorded his second career multi-assist game at PIT (1/4)… Scored the game-winning goal vs. MTL (2/1)… Recorded two points (1g, 1a) vs. VAN (2/9)… Played in his 200th NHL/Hurricanes game vs. LAK (2/13)… Scored a goal at NJD (2/15).
Posted career highs in goals (7), assists (22) and points (29) while skating in 73 games… Set franchise record for plus/minus with a +35 rating… Finished second on the team with 131 blocked shots… Posted two points (1g, 1a) at MIN (10/13)… Scored the game- winning goal at ANA (12/7)… Tallied two assists at MTL (12/13)… Recorded two assists at NYR (2/8)… Posted 12 points (2g, 10a) in 16 March games, marking his most points in a calendar month in his NHL career… Tallied a three-game point streak from 3/1-3/5 (1g, 3a)… Posted two assists vs. STL (3/1)… Registered two assists at NSH (3/9)… Logged a season-high 24:41 of ice time at COL (3/11)… Scored the game-winning goal vs. MIN (3/23)… Made his NHL playoff debut in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round at WSH (4/11)… Tallied his first postseason point with an assist in Game 6 vs. WSH (4/22)… Earned two assists in Carolina’s Game 7 victory at WSH (4/24)… Recorded an assist on Jordan Staal’s game-winning goal in overtime of Game 1 of the Second Round at NYI (4/26) to extend his assist streak to three games (4/22-4/26: 4a).
Completed his fifth NHL/Hurricanes season… Registered 18 points (4g, 14a) in 61 games… Set a career high in penalty minutes (27)… Led the team and ranked tied for sixth in the NHL in shorthanded time on ice per game (3:16)… Ranked tied for second on the team in blocked shots (91)… Earned an assist in the season opener vs. MTL (10/3)… Scored his first goal of the season vs. TBL (10/6)… Scored a goal vs. NYI (10/11)… Played 300th career NHL/Hurricanes game vs. CHI (10/26)… Tallied two assists vs. OTT (11/11)… Scored a goal vs. FLA (11/23)… Scored a goal at NYR (12/27)… Earned an assist vs. TBL (1/5), extending his assist streak to three games (12/31-1/5: 3a)… Recorded 100th career NHL point (assist) vs. NYI (1/19)… Registered two assists vs. NJD (2/14)… Missed the final seven games of the regular season and playoffs due to a shoulder injury.
Posted 25 points (4g, 21a) in 55 games during his sixth NHL/Hurricanes season… Ranked second among Hurricanes defensemen in all three categories… Ranked second on the team with career-high 22:48 of average ice time and led the team in shorthanded ice time per game (3:08)… Ranked second on the team in blocked shots (82) and tied for fourth in takeaways (21)… Posted a career-long, four-game point streak from 1/31-2/7 (1g, 4a)… Tallied two assists at DAL (2/11)… Posted a three-game point streak from 2/25-3/1 (2g, 2a), including a two-assist game at FLA (2/27) and a power-play goal at FLA (3/1)… Earned assists in back-to-back games vs.CBJ (3/20) and at CBJ (3/22)… Tied career-long, three-game assist streak from 4/1-4/4 (3a)… Earned 100th career NHL/
Hurricanes assist vs. NSH (4/15)… Registered points in back-to-back games at FLA from 4/22-4/24 (1g, 1a) and logged a career-high 28:18 of ice time on 4/22… Recorded an assist in 400th career NHL/Hurricanes game vs. DET (4/29)… Registered five points (2g, 3a) in 11 playoff games… Led the team in playoff ice time per game (26:58) and blocked shots (24)… Opened the playoffs with a three-game point streak from 5/17-5/19 (1g, 3a)… Scored his first career NHL/Hurricanes playoff goal in Game 3 of the Central Division First Round at NSH (5/21)… Logged a career-high 40:16 of ice time in Game 4 at NSH (5/23)… Scored a goal in Game 3 of the Central Division Second Round at TBL (6/3).
Recorded 28 points (7g, 21a) in 70 games in his seventh NHL season with Carolina… Ranked second on the team in ice time per game (21:42), third in blocked shots (99) and fifth in takeaways (45)… Tied his single-season career high in goals and led all Hurricanes defensemen with a career-high three game-winning goals… Tied his single-game career high with two assists at NSH (10/16)… Scored the power-play, game-winning goal at 17:33 of the third period vs. ARI (10/31)… Missed five games due to an upper-body injury (11/6-11/16)… Missed seven games while in COVID protocol (11/30-12/12)… Tallied a point in five of six games from 12/16-1/8 (1g, 4a)… Scored his first career overtime goal at 4:42 of the extra frame vs. PHI (2/21), marking the Hurricanes’ latest goal in a regular-season game in the last four seasons (2018-22)… Recorded two points (1g, 1a), including the game-winning goal, at STL (3/26)… Earned two assists at ARI (4/18)… Recorded three points (1g, 2a) in 14 playoff games… Led the team in blocked shots (34) and ranked second in ice time per game (22:14) during the postseason… Scored the opening goal in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round at BOS (5/8).
Tallied 30 points (5g, 25a) in 82 games with the Hurricanes, reaching the 30-point mark for the first time in his NHL/Hurricanes career… Was one of six Hurricanes skaters to play all 82 games and accomplished the feat for the second time… Led the team in blocked shots (110) and ranked second in ice time per game (22:01), third in takeaways (60) and tied for fourth in plus/minus (+11)… Also ranked tied for fifth on the team in assists, with the second-most multi-assist games (5) and multi-point games (7) of any Hurricanes defenseman… Set new career highs in assists, points, penalty minutes (43) and takeaways… Recorded the primary assist on the game-winning goal at SJS (10/14)… Tallied an assist in back-to-back games vs. NYI (10/28) and at PHI (10/29)… Scored the power-play, game-winning goal vs. CGY (11/26)… Recorded two points (1g, 1a), including his second career overtime winner, at PIT (11/29)… Posted a three-game assist streak from 12/23-12/30 (4a), with two assists vs. PHI (12/23)… Earned two primary assists vs. NSH (1/5)… Recorded a shorthanded assist vs. NJD (1/10)… Scored two goals at CBJ (1/12) for his first career multi-goal game… Registered two assists at DAL (1/25) and was assessed his third career fighting major, dropping the gloves with Luke Glendening… Tallied two assists at MTL (3/7)… Recorded two assists vs. BOS (3/26).