Defenceman who also began his NHL profession using the Edmonton Oilers in 2012, building the NHL All-Rookie Group. He helped the Pittsburgh Penguins earn a Stanley Glass Tournament in 2016. He performed university hockey for the University or college of Wisconsin Badgers. Ahead of his NHL debut, he was called American Hockey Little league Defenceman of the entire year using the Oklahoma Town Barons. He received back-to-back WCHA Defensive Participant of the entire year honours in 2010-11 and 2011-12. He includes a sibling called Brendan. He continues to be teammates with Jordan Eberle in Edmonton.