- Height: 5'10
- Weight: 194 lbs.
- Shoots: L
- Experience: 16 years
- Birthdate: Mar 18, 1975
- Birthplace: Kuopio, FIN
- Drafted: Drafted by Los Angeles in 1993 (10/250).
|Could log huge minutes and was very durable for his limited size. He competed, was extremely mobile and could rush with the puck or pinch in from the point. Read the play well and shot the puck with accuracy. Blocked shots.|
|Did have difficulty at times when opposed to big NHL forwards and was not generally regarded as a physical defender by any stretch of the imagination. Slowed down with overuse down the stretch of his lengthy career.|
|Savvy, quality big-minute defenseman.|
Career Honors & Awards
|NHL||Stanley Cup||2014-15 (Chicago)|
|NHL||Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game||2011-12, 2007-08, 2006-07, 2003-04|
|WJC-A||Media - All-Star Team||1993-94|
|Olympic||Olympic Silver Medal||2006 (Finland)|
|Olympic||Olympic Bronze Medal||2014 (Finland), 2010 (Finland), 1998 (Finland)|