Status: Montreal Canadiens defenseman.
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 198 pounds
DOB: December 9, 1987 In: Ann Arbor, Michigan
First Hockey Memory: "First day, getting to play. I don't come from a hockey family. It was something new to the whole family. It was a great experience."
Hockey Inspirations: "It was just something I enjoyed. I played baseball and hockey. The fast pace, constantly moving, is what really drew me in."
Last Book Read: "One of the Duck Dynasty books."
Current Car: "Yukon (black)."
Greatest Sports Moment: "Scoring my first NHL goal."
Most Painful Moment: "Just as a whole, not being able to make the playoffs."
Favorite Uniforms: "I like ours. If I had to go outside of ours, I'd say Chicago."
Favorite Rinks To Play: "Chicago and Vancouver."
Why Do You Love Playing Hockey: "I enjoy playing just for the speed of the game and it's a game I grew up playing. To be able to play as a professional career, you know, everybody dreams of it. And it's a dream come true for me."
Funniest Players Encountered: "Ryan Whitney."
Fiercest Competitors Encountered: "Gee...you mean like toughness-wise? There's quite a few, I can't really pinpoint one."
Embarrassing Hockey Memory: "Yeah, last year, or two years ago, scoring on my own net [smiles]."
Favorite Sport Outside Hockey: "Baseball."
Three Athletes You Like To Watch & Follow: "I watched a lot of Nick Lidstrom growing up. Derek Jeter, retired now. And in soccer...Messi."
First Famous Player You Met Or Encountered: "Steve Yzerman in Detroit, at a charity softball event."
Strangest Game: "The weirdest or scariest thing I've seen happen was when Taylor Hall got his head stepped on in Columbus. It was kind of a freaky incident."
Personality Qualities Most Admired: "Approachable. Outgoing. Just all around kind, kindness."
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