|Birth Day||August 25, 1982|
|Age||38 YEARS OLD|
NHL defenseman who was drafted 33rd overall by the Minnesota Wild in 2000. After nine years with the Wild, he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers during the 2011-12 season.
He played in the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League, where he was named Rookie of the Year while playing for the Yorkton Mallers.
He became the all-time leader among Wild players with 743 games played.
His older brother Kris played in the Canadian Hockey League.
He was teammates in Minnesota with Mikko Koivu, who became team captain in the 2008-09 season.