2012-13: Appeared in his fifth NHL season, his fourth with Anaheim…scored 1-7=8 points with an even plus/minus ranking and 23 PIM in 41 games…ranked second among team leaders with 99 hits and also finished with 57 blocked shots…matched a career high (second time) with a +3 rating in a 5-2 victory, Apr. 3 vs. DAL…recorded his first career GWG and first goal of the season in a 2-1 win, Mar. 12 @ MIN…logged a season-high 23:03 TOI, Mar. 4 @ PHX…tied his career high in points/assists (fifth time) with 0-2=2 in a 7-1 victory, Feb. 2 vs. LA…appeared in his 200th career NHL game, Jan. 29 @ SJ…missed the final six games of the season with a lower-body injury, Apr. 17-27…played in his native Switzerland during the lockout, collecting 5-7=12 points with 14 PIM in 30 games with Lugano.
CAREER: Signed a four-year contract extension through 2014-15, Mar. 8, 2011…2011-12: Appeared in his fourth NHL season, his third with Anaheim…scored 5-19=24 points with 66 PIM in 80 games…established career highs in several categories, including goals, assists, points, appearances, shots on net (88) and TOI (17:55)…ranked third among team defensemen in points and assists, tied for third in goals, and second in PIM…also led Anaheim with 186 hits and ranked fourth with 99 blocked shots…recorded three separate point streaks of three games to match his career best, including Jan. 31-Feb. 3 (1-2=3), Jan. 6-10 (1-2=3) and Dec. 22-29 (1-2=3)…appeared in his 100th game as a Duck, Nov. 30 vs. MTL…logged a career-high 26:45 TOI, Nov. 23 @ PHX…tied his career high in points (0-2=2, fourth time), Oct. 16 vs. STL…missed two games with an upper-body injury, Mar. 12-14...2010-11: Appeared in his third NHL season, his second with Anaheim…played all six CQF games vs. NSH, collecting one assist (0-1=1) with eight PIM…earned his first career Stanley Cup Playoff point (assist) in Game 5 of the CQF, Apr. 22 vs. NSH…made his Anaheim postseason debut in Game 1 of the CQF, Apr. 13 vs. NSH…appeared in 68 regular season games, scoring 2-9=11 points with 43 PIM…ranked second on the club in hits (170) and sixth in blocked shots…among club defensemen, finished fourth in points and shots (76), and third in PIM…tallied two assists (0-2=2) for his third career multi-point game and second of the season, Mar. 11 @ COL…appeared in his 100th career NHL contest, Mar. 9 vs. NYR…recorded the second multi-point game (0-2=2) of his career, Feb. 16 vs. WSH…scored his first career PPG as part of a 3-2 Ducks win, Jan. 16 vs. EDM…recorded his first career NHL goal and earned a career-high +3 rating, Dec. 28 @ PHX…began the season with Anaheim, but was assigned to Syracuse (AHL), Oct. 16…in eight AHL games, scored 2-7=9 with a +2 rating and four PIM...was recalled from Syracuse, Nov. 10 and remained with the Ducks for the rest of the season…2009-10: Appeared in his second NHL season, his first with Anaheim…played eight games for the Ducks, going scoreless with six PIM…made his Anaheim debut, Oct. 3 vs. SJ, recording 12:59 TOI…was assigned to Lethbridge (WHL), Oct. 26…appeared in 29 games with Lethbridge and Portland (WHL), collecting 4-14=18 points with 29 PIM…added 2-2=4 points in 13 WHL Playoff games with Portland…2008-09: Appeared in his first NHL season with Philadelphia, scoring 0-7=7 points in 39 regular season games…became the second-youngest Flyer to make his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut in Game 2 of the CQF, Apr. 17 vs. PIT (Dainius Zubrus)…had a career-high 25:08 TOI, Dec. 4, 2008…posted a career-best three-game point and assist streak (0-4=4), Oct. 28-Nov. 2…recorded an assist, his first career NHL point, Oct. 22 vs. SJ…made his NHL debut, Oct. 11 vs. NYR, becoming the fourth-youngest Flyer and second-youngest defenseman at 18 yrs., 255 days…was loaned to Lethbridge on Feb. 2 for the remainder of the WHL season…posted 4-11=15 points in 18 regular season games and 2-1=3 points in 11 playoff games with Lethbridge…following the WHL playoffs, was assigned to the Flyers’ AHL affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms, for two games from Apr. 10-11 (1-1=2)…2007-08: Spent the entire season with Lethbridge, earning 6-27=33 points in 62 games…won the Carl Trentini Memorial Award as the Hurricanes Rookie of the Year…led all WHL defensemen in playoff scoring with 3-12=15 points in 19 games as Lethbridge advanced to the 2008 WHL Finals...was selected to participate in the 2008 CHL Top Prospects Game…Miscellaneous: Represented Switerland at the 2012 IIHF World Championship in Helsinki, scoring 0-1=1 point with eight PIM in seven games…had the rare distinction of representing Switzerland at both the 2010 World Junior Championship as captain and 2010 Olympic Winter Games…appeared in five games during the Olympics and three in the World Juniors…suffered an oblique injury in his third game at the World Junior Championship and missed the rest of the tournament…was also a member of Team Switzerland at the 2008 World Junior Championship.
PERSONAL: Grew up in Zug, Switzerland before moving to Canada to play junior hockey…worked in the office of his hometown ice rink in Switzerland as his first job…the first NHL jersey he received was an Anaheim Ducks sweater, his favorite NHL club…his favorite NHL player growing up was Mats Sundin…attended Winston Churchill High School in Lethbridge, Alberta, graduating in 2008…plays golf and tennis during the offseason…his favorite athlete outside of hockey is Roger Federer…split his summer between Newport Beach, Vancouver and Zug, Switzerland…his favorite TV show is “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and cites Tamper Trap as his favorite band…his top restaurant in Orange County is The White House…has an older sister, Chiara (24).