Player Profile

International
Attended Canada's National Junior Team's Evaluation Camp in August, 2000 ... Has never had the opportunity to represent Canada in an international hockey competition

CHL
Named WHL West Defenceman of the Month of September/October, scoring five goalsand 13 assists in 16 games ... Prince George's Scholastic Player of the Yearin 1999-2000 ... Prince George's 1998-99 Rookie of the Year and Scholastic Playerof the Year

Other
Won bronze medal with Team British Columbia at 1999 Canada Winter Games ... Playedall his minor hockey in Smithers, BC

Scouting report

Very good skater with good mobility and balance ... Very good hands ... Can carrypuck out of danger ... Plays with intensity and drive

Personal

Nickname: Hammy ... Son of Marty and Ida ... Has two sisters, Erin (15) and Cindy(12) ... Favorite NHL Player: Steve Yzerman ... Favorite NHL Team: Toronto ...Involved in a number of charities, such as the Special Olympics, Burn Victims,and the ChildDevelopment Center