Defenseman who was selected to his first NHL All-Star team in 2000 as a member of the Nashville Predators. He set a Predators franchise assists record with 222 across seven seasons. He played for the Philadelphia Flyers from 2007 to 2014 and he won his first Stanley Cup Championship as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks in 2015.
He began his professional career with KalPa in Finland's SM-liiga in 1991.
He helped the Finnish national team win a silver medal at the 2006 Olympics as well as bronze medals at the 1998, 2010 and 2014 Olympics.
He has a son named Samuel and two daughters, Ella Amelie and Ava Fiona.
Left winger Paul Kariya was his teammate on the Predators.