Won a gold medal with the United States at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship… Skated for Team North America at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, earning four assists in three games… Named a finalist for the Calder Trophy in 2015-16, awarded to the NHL’s rookie of the year… Played three collegiate seasons at Union from 2011-14, serving as an alternate captain in his final season with the Dutchmen… Selected as a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award in 2013-14, given to the top player in college hockey… Also named ECAC Player of the Year and Best Defensive Defenseman that season… Named to the ECAC All-Rookie Team in 2011-12, Second All-Star Team in 2012-13 and First All-Star Team in 2013-14… Captained South Kent Prep (Conn.) in his final high school season.

Split his ninth NHL season between Arizona and Carolina, posting 41 points (13g, 28a) in 75 games… Reached the 40-point mark for the second straight campaign and the fourth time in his NHL career… Was one of just four NHL defensemen to score multiple shorthanded goals (2), marking his first career shorthanded points… Was also the only NHL blueliner to score multiple goals at all three strengths… Began the season with Arizona, tallying 31 points (10g, 21a) in 52 games with the Coyotes… Opened the campaign with a three-game point streak from 10/13-10/17 (2g, 3a), with his first career shorthanded goal at BOS (10/15) and two points (1g, 1a) and the power-play, game-winning goal at TOR (10/17)… Registered three points (2g, 1a) and a +3 rating at CBJ (10/25)… Earned a point in 10 of 12 games from 11/23-12/17 (4g, 9a), with three multi-point games over that span… Posted a three-game assist streak from 11/23-11/27 (4a), with two assists and a +3 rating at CAR (11/23)… Posted a season-long, four-game point streak from 12/3-12/9 (2g, 4a), with two points (1g, 1a) at CGY (12/5)… Scored his second shorthanded goal of the season vs. NSH (2/26)… Traded to Carolina (3/1) and recorded 10 points (3g, 7a) in 23 games with the Hurricanes… Tallied four points in his first two games with Carolina (3/3-3/5: 2g, 2a), with all four coming on the power play… Became the first defenseman in franchise history to score a power-play goal in each of his first two games with Hartford/Carolina… Recorded two points (1g, 1a), including the game-winning goal, in the regular-season finale at FLA (4/13) to help the Hurricanes clinch the Metropolitan Division title… Skated in all 15 playoff games, tallying three assists… Made his Hurricanes playoff debut in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round vs. NYI (4/17)… Tallied an assist for his first Hurricanes playoff point in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Second Round vs. NJD (5/5).