Professional hockey defenseman who is best known for his tenure with the Los Angeles Kings. He began his tenure with the Kings at the outset of the 2014-2015 season, when he played in 71 games for the team.
He began his amateur career in 2007 after being drafted by the Kootenay Ice in the 2nd round of the 2006 Western Hockey League (WHL) Bantam draft. During the 2011-2012 season, he made his debut in the American Hockey League (AHL) for the Rochester Americans.
In 2009, he was selected at #66 overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL entry draft. In 2008, he won a gold medal as a member of the Canadian U-18 national team at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.
He was born and raised in Davidson, Saskatchewan, Canada.
During his debut 2014-2015 season for the Kings, he played alongside Dustin Brown, who was also the team's captain.