Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles Kings
Jeff Carter
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JeffCarter
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 212
BIRTHDATE: 01/01/1985
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: London, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: PHI: 2003-11 overall

2013-14: Led the Kings in shots (256)…Recorded 20 goals for seventh straight season (25 goals for sixth time in career)…Two points (1-1=2) including 200th career assist Feb. 26 at COL...Goals (four) in four straight games (Jan. 16-21)...Played in 600th career game (and 100th as a King) Jan. 11 vs. DET...PLAYOFFS: NHL Rankings were the following: tied for second in points, second in goals, third in assists, tied for first in PPG (four) and tied for third in PPP (eight)…Earned his second career postseason hat trick (11th in Kings playoff history), tied his postseason career-high in goals and set a playoff career-high in points (four) May 21, 2014 at CHI; also, set a Kings franchise record for points in a single period in the same game…Became the first player in Kings history to record at least two hat tricks in the postseason…Points in (12) in six straight games (May 16-28, 5-7=12), also set a career-long assist streak during the same span…Points (five) in five straight games (April 17-26, 2-3=5).

2012-13: NHL rankings were the following: fourth in goals, tied for seventh in PPG (eight), first in GWG (eight)…Selected as the Kings MVP (Bill Libby Memorial Award)…Earned 400th career point with a goal March 30, 2013 at MIN...Named NHL's Third Star Of The Week March 11, 2013...Scored 13 goals in 13-game span (Feb. 11-March 9, 2013)...Fifth career hat trick March 4, 2013 vs. NSH...Goals (five) in five straight games (Feb. 19-27, 2013)...PLAYOFFS: Tied for the team lead in points and goals.

2011-12: Selected as the Kings Best Newcomer (Mark Bavis Memorial Award)…Earned 200th career goal March 11, 2012 at CHI...First two goals as a King March 3, 2012 vs. ANA...Made Kings debut Feb. 25, 2012 vs. CHI...Earned fourth career hat trick and played in 500th career game Feb. 21, 2012 vs. SJ...Earned third career hat trick Dec. 22, 2011 at NSH...Served as an alternate captain for CBJ…PLAYOFFS: NHL rankings were the following: tied for first in goals, second in PPG (four) and tied for first in GWG (three)…Earned first career playoff hat trick (10th in Kings playoff history) May 15, 2012 at PHX…Scored OT game-winner in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final (June 2, 2012 at NJ)…Scored two goals (including the GWG) in Stanley Cup Final clinching Game 6 (June 11, 2012 vs. NJ).

2010-11: Led PHI in goals for third straight season (seventh overall in NHL)…Led PHI in GWG (seven) and shots (335, third in NHL)…Was a career-high plus-27…Recorded a shot in every game he played…Served as an alternate captain for PHI for second straight season…Earned 300th career point Dec. 8, 2010 vs. SJ…Played in 400th career game Nov. 16, 2010 at MTL…Earned second career hat trick Nov. 11, 2010 at CAR.

2009-10: Led PHI in goals and shots (319, third in NHL)…Tied for first on PHI in GWG (six, tied for 10th in NHL)…Second on PHI in points and PPG (11)…Played in 286 consecutive games from Dec. 19, 2006 to March 21, 2010…Goals (seven) in career-high six straight games (Feb. 8 to March 3, 2010)…Tied career high with four points (2-2=4) Oct. 8, 2009 vs. PIT…PLAYOFFS: Helped Flyers advance to Stanley Cup Final before losing to CHI.

2008-09: Established career highs in the following categories: goals, assists, points, penalty minutes, PPG (13), SHG (four), GWG (12) and shots (342)…Became 13th player in PHI history to score 40 goals…Led PHI in goals (second in NHL), points, PPG, GWG (also first in NHL), shots (fourth in NHL), plus-minus (plus-23) and overtime goals (three, tied for first in NHL)…Tied for second on PHI in SHG (tied for fourth in NHL)…Named to 2009 NHL All-Star Team (first appearance)…Earned first career hat trick and tied career-high with four points (3-1=4) April 3, 2009 vs. TOR…Played in 300th career game March 29, 2009 vs. BOS…Earned 100th career assist  March 26, 2009 vs. FLA…Earned 200th career point March 10, 2009 vs. BUF…Earned 100th career goal Feb. 8, 2009 at ATL…Recorded a career-high four points (2-2=4) and plus-5 rating Dec. 20, 2008 vs. WSH…Points (7-3=10) in career-high seven straight games (Oct. 18 to Nov. 2, 2008).

2007-08: Led PHI in shots (260)…Tied for third on PHI in goals and GWG (five)…Second on PHI in SHG (two)…Played in 200th career game Feb. 14, 2008 vs. TBL…Earned 100th career point Dec. 29, 2007 at TBL…PLAYOFFS: Led PHI in shots (72).  

2006-07: Missed 20 games due to injury…Tied for second on PHI in SHG (two)…Second on PHI in shots (215)…Recorded career-high 12 shots March 1, 2007 at BOS…Played in 100th career game Jan. 2, 2007 at NYI.

2005-06: NHL rankings among rookies were the following: tied for seventh in goals and plus-minus (plus-10), tied for fifth in SHG (two), tied for second in GWG (seven, tied for first overall on PHI) and sixth in shots (189).

LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Sault Ste. Marie (OHL).

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by PHI in the first round (11th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft…Traded to CBJ by PHI for Jakub Voracek, a first-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft and a third-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft on June 23, 2011.

INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Played for Team Canada at the following tournaments: Olympics (2014, 6 GP, 3-2=5, gold medal)…World Championships (2006, 9 GP, 4-2=6)…World Junior Championships (2005, 6 GP, 7-3=10, gold medal), (2004, 6 GP, 5-2=7, silver medal), named a tournament All-Star in both 2004 and 2005, his 12 goals combined in 2004 and 2005 tied Eric Lindros (later tied by John Tavares) for Canada’s all-time record at the WJC…World U18 Championships (2003, 7 GP, 2-4=6, gold medal).

PERSONAL: Nickname: Carts…Wife: Megan…Off-season home: New Jersey…Pet: Mack, Miley…Favorite TV show: Homeland…Favorite sport other than hockey: water sports…Favorite hockey moment: winning the Stanley Cup…Wears jersey number because: used to wear No. 7, so doubled it up.