Career Highlights: Considered one of the hardest hitters in the NHL, Phaneuf is also a proficient scorer among defensemen. In only four seasons
coming into 2009-10, Phaneuf already ranks sixth on the Calgary Flames' career scoring list among blueliners with 65 goals
and 141 assists. He won a gold medal at the 2005 World Junior Championship in North Dakota, where he was named top defenseman
and selected for the tournament's All-Star team. Phaneuf also brought home gold from the 2007 World Championship in Russia.