2008-09 SEASON: Skated in 54 games with HIFK Helsinki of the SM-liiga, registering eight goals and 26 assists for 34 points, along with 22 penalty minutes. ... Ranked third among all SM-liiga defensemen in points. ... Led all HIFK defensemen in goals (eight), assists (26) and points, while finishing second on the team overall in assists, fourth in points and seventh in goals. ... Recorded two, six-game scoring streaks -- Nov. 13 at Tappara to Nov. 25 at Espoo (two goals and five assists) and Jan. 15 vs. Kärpät to Jan. 26 at Kärpät (two goals and six assists). ... Posted five multi-point performances, including two, three-point efforts – Jan. 15 vs. Kärpät (one goal and two assists) and Feb. 14 at Lukko (one goal and two assists).