Big, physical defender who became the first American-born captain in NHL history to hoist the Stanley Cup when he led the Dallas Stars to a championship in 1999. Drafted 8th overall by the Minnesota North Stars in 1990, he stuck with the franchise when they moved to Dallas and spent a total of 12 seasons with the team.
He played with the North Bay Centennials of the OHL before making his NHL debut during the 1991-92 season.
He was selected to his only NHL All-Star game in 1997.
He and alternate captain Mike Modano were two of the leaders of the 1999 Stanley Cup Champion Dallas Stars.