Player Profile

International
Won bronze medal with Canada's National Junior Team at 2000 World Junior Hockey Championship in Skelleftea, Sweden ... Won a gold medal and was Team Captain with Canada's National Under 18 Team at 1998 Four Nations Under 18 Tournament in Slovakia ... Won gold medal with Team British Columbia at the 1994 Czech Challenge Cup

CHL
Named WHL East Defenceman of the Month for September/October, recording fivegoals and 14 assists in the month in 17 games, including two game-winning goals... Regina's 1st round selection, 12th overall in 1996 WHL Bantam Draft ... Becameyoungest captainin Regina Pats history in 1998-99

Other

Played hockey with Beaver Valley Minor Hockey Association ... Won BC Jr. B HockeyChampionship in 1995-96 with Beaver Valley

Scouting report
Strong skater with good balance and lateral movement ... Strong and physicalplayer ... Good hitter, can punish with hits ... Strong on clearing man in frontof net... Great leadership

Personal
Nicknames: Bear, Jack, Boomer ... Son of Dale and Mary Jane ... Has two sisters:Danielle (21) and Michelle (16) ... Favorite NHL Player: Raymond Bourque ...Favorite sport other than hockey: Baseball ... Favorite CHL Road Arena: MooseJaw, SK