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Jeff Carter | Winger

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/1/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 212
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Jeff Carter scored a goal and added an assist in Los Angeles’ 2-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
On paper it looked like this game might be a blowout, but the Sabres kept it close. Carter opened the scoring on the power play just 36 seconds into the game. Carter now has four goals and four assists in seven games this season. The 29-year-old picked up his assist on Anze Kopitar’s goal in the third period. Carter has been off the charts so far this season, and there’s no reason to think he can’t continue to produce solid offensive numbers. Oct 24 - 1:20 AM

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Jeff Carter didn't have his best game, but he did manage to put the only puck behind a goalie Thursday night.

Carter took LA's first shootout attempt and ripped a snapper past Blues' goalie Brian Elliott's blocker before he even got set. This was about as much as Carter contributed to the Kings' win, but hey, it was also the most important element.
Oct 17 - 2:00 AM

Jeff Carter had a goal and an assist in Los Angeles' 6-1 victory on Tuesday.

Carter is on a three-game point streak and has three goals and two assists over that span. Just another great game for That 70s Line, which consists of Carter, Tanner Pearson, and Tyler Toffoli. The trio is arguably the league's most effective line right now.
Oct 15 - 5:45 AM

Jeff Carter and his linemates Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli were very good in Los Angeles’ 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.

Each player registered a goal and an assist on the night. The trio was also a combined plus-8 in the game. Winnipeg had no answer for Carter’s line and it showed throughout the contest. The win was the Kings’ first of the season. Anze Kopitar scored the other goal for Los Angeles.
Oct 13 - 12:43 AM

Jeff Carter notched a goal for the Kings in their 3-2 overtime loss to the Coyotes on Saturday night.

Carter also had four shots on a goal and a minor penalty. On a team loaded with center depth, Carter should again be good for around 30 goals and 60 points this season. Tanner Pearson also scored in the win. Tyler Toffoli had the lone helper.
Oct 12 - 1:15 AM

Jeff Carter scored a hat trick in Los Angeles' 4-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.

Carter centered a line with Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson. The line combined to score seven points in the game. The other Kings’ goal came from an unlikely source, as defenseman Robyn Regehr opened the scoring in the first period. The defending Stanley Cup champions also got a good performance from goaltender Martin Jones who turned aside 33 of 35 shots in the win.
Sep 28 - 10:45 PM

Jeff Carter played a spectacular game on Wednesday night, winning 70% of his faceoffs and generating numerous scoring chances in the Kings' 2-1 loss to New York.

Carter and the Kings dominated the third period in pursuit of the equalizer, outshooting New York 15-1. Carter and his linemates Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson were the best line on the ice by far, but the trio were unable to beat Henrik Lundqvist. L.A. will try to win on home ice in Game 5 on Friday night.
Jun 11 - 11:10 PM

Jeff Carter is the fourth player in Los Angeles Kings' franchise history to score 10 or more goals in a single playoff run.

Carter was credited with his 10th goal in the Kings' 3-0 victory on Monday. Marian Gaborik became the third player to accomplish that feat with the Kings last month. With 13 goals, Gaborik leads the pack while Carter ranks second in the points race with 24.
Jun 10 - 9:45 AM

Jeff Carter opened the scoring for the Kings in Monday's 3-0 win over the New York Rangers in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

If the Rangers offered a glimmer of hope with how they played in Games 1 and 2, the Kings erased all doubts with their performance at Madison Square Garden on this night. Jake Muzzin and Mike Richards also found the back of the net for Los Angeles in the win.
Jun 9 - 10:53 PM

Kings coach Darryl Sutter called Jeff Carter the "perfect role model" for young linemates Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli.

He has morphed into a strong two-way player in Los Angeles and Sutter praised him for his reliability. Carter doesn't score at the same rate as he did in Philadelphia, but he's a much more well-rounded player now and he can still contribute strong numbers.
Jun 7 - 3:19 PM

Jeff Carter was playing remarkable hockey for the Los Angeles Kings heading into Friday night's Game 6 of the Western Conference Final series but that changed in their 4-3 loss to the Blackhawks Friday night.

Carter, who was on a five-game point streak and had produced seven points in Game 4 and Game 5 for a total of 20 points in the post-season, was held off the scoresheet Friday night. Worse, he was a game high minus-3 on the night.
May 31 - 10:05 AM

Jeff Carter extended his point streak to five games on Monday.

Carter had an assist in the Kings' 5-2 victory after he recorded an incredible seven points in his previous two contests. He now has eight goals and 20 points in 18 playoff games.
May 27 - 10:20 AM

Jeff Carter has been red hot in his last four games with five goals and 10 points.

That is Gretzky-like and it has moved Carter into second place in NHL scoring with 19 points, one behind teammate Anze Kopitar. He is also second in goals with eight, one behind fellow King Marian Gaborik. "It goes back to the confidence thing," Mike Richards said of Carter. "When you have confidence, it just seems like the net gets bigger, and when you don't have confidence it seems like it shrinks a little bit. He steps up in big times. He's a big goal scorer, and that whole line has created a lot for momentum of our hockey team throughout games."
May 26 - 8:10 AM

Jeff Carter led the Kings with three points in their 4-3 Game 3 victory against the Blackhawks on Saturday night.

Carter scored his eighth of the postseason in the second period and assisted twice. He has formed quite the line with youngsters Tyler Toffoli, who potted one, and Tanner Pearson, who had an assist. NBC reported that the line has contributed 15 points in the playoffs. Carter has points in four straight games, and 10 points during that stretch. Drew Doughty had another strong game, with a goal and a helper. Slava Voynov also lit the lamp on a power-play goal in the first period. The Kings now hold a 2-1 Western Conference Final series lead.
May 24 - 11:10 PM

Jeff Carter notched three goals and an assist, all in the third period, to help the Kings overcome a 2-0 deficit in Game 2 and beat the Blackhawks 6-2 to even up the Western Conference Final on Wednesday night.

Los Angeles was down 2-1 heading into the third period, but scored five unanswered goals in the final frame to tie the series at one game apiece heading back to California. Carter was simply unstoppable in the third, tipping in the winning goal on the power play and then having a hand in the next three insurance goals. His hat trick gives him seven goals and nine assists in 16 playoff games so far.
May 21 - 10:58 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Anze Kopitar
2Mike Richards
3Jarret Stoll
4Jordan Nolan
5Andy Andreoff
LW1Marian Gaborik
2Dwight King
3Trevor Lewis
4Kyle Clifford
5Tanner Pearson
RW1Dustin Brown
2Jeff Carter
3Justin Williams
4Tyler Toffoli
D1Drew Doughty
2Slava Voynov
3Jake Muzzin
4Robyn Regehr
5Matt Greene
6Alec Martinez
7Brayden McNabb
8Andrew Bodnarchuk
G1Jonathan Quick
2Martin Jones