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John Carlson | Defenseman | #74

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/10/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 218
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (27) / WAS
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The Washington Capitals are thrilled that John Carlson will be on their blueline for the next eight seasons.
Carlson inked an eight-year/$64 million deal Sunday as free agency was looming. "John has been an exceptional and consistent player for our franchise and has blossomed into being one of the top defensemen in the NHL," GM Brian MacLellan said in a statement on Sunday. "Defenseman like John are a rare commodity in our League and, at 28 years of age, we feel he is just entering his prime." Carlson had 68 points in 82 games last season and was explosive in the playoffs with 20 points in 24 games. Jun 25 - 8:30 AM

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YearTeamGPGAPTS+/-PIMPPGPPASHGSHAGWSOGPct
2009WAS221561180000021.048
2010WAS8273037214415003144.049
2011WAS8292332-152243010152.059
2012WAS486162211180500097.062
2013WAS82102737-322517010208.048
2014WAS821243551128313103193.062
2015WAS56831391614212014124.065
2016WAS7292837710313013180.050
2017WAS82155368032428004237.063
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PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Nic Dowd
4Lars Eller
5Chandler Stephenson
6Brian Pinho
7Michael Sgarbossa
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Jakub Vrana
3Nathan Walker
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Tom Wilson
3Devante Smith-Pelly
4Travis Boyd
5Jayson Megna
6Shane Gersich
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Michal Kempny
5Christian Djoos
6Madison Bowey
7Lucas Johansen
8Jonas Siegenthaler
G1Braden Holtby
2Pheonix Copley
3Ilya Samsonov