Slovak defender who became the tallest player to ever play in the NHL at 6'9". He won the Norris Trophy for the league's top defender in 2009 and helped the Boston Bruins win a Stanley Cup Championship in 2011.
He was selected for his first NHL All-Star game in 2003 and in 2012, he was named captain of one of the All-Star teams.
He shared a Stanley Cup victory in 2011 with MVP Tim Thomas.
He played in the American Hockey League and Western Hockey League before making his NHL debut with the New York Islanders in 1997.
He married Tatiana Biskupicova in 2007; the couple has a daughter named Elliz.