A physical defenceman with good skills with the puck. Has a heavy shot and plays with high energy. Not afraid to fight. Sometimes his aggressive style causes him to take unnecessary penalties. (Matias Strozyk)
- 2011-06-27 • Re-signed to a five-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2007-07-09 • Signed to a three-year contract extension by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2006-08-17 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks
Was a pallbearer at the funeral service for former Canucks teammate Rick Rypien, in August 2011.