NHL defender who was simply selected 148th general in the 2011 Draft with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He helped lead the Lightning towards the Stanley Glass Finals in 2015. He performed for the KHL’s Traktor Chelyabinsk from 2011 to 2013 following the group drafted him 22nd general in the 2010 KHL Junior Draft. He produced his NHL debut in Dec 2014 and four months afterwards he performed in his initial NHL playoff video game, recording an objective in the Lightning’s 3-2 reduction towards the Detroit Crimson Wings. He was created in Chelyabinsk, Russia. He became teammates with fellow defender Victor Hedman for the Lightning in 2014.