Defenceman who made his professional debut in 2009 for the AHL's Rockford IceHogs.
He played for the USHL's Tri-City Storm from 2004 to 2006, then for the WCHA's Colorado College from 2006 to 2009.
On July 6, 2012, he signed a two-year contract with the NHL's Minnesota Wild, but initially he continued to play in the AHL.
He was born in Bloomington, Minnesota.
He was born in the same city as fellow hockey player Peter Mueller.