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Ryan Carter | Winger | #18

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/3/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
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Ryan Carter (hand) has been taken off injured reserve and he's set to return on Tuesday night.
"I'm feeling good. The break was a good chance to recharge the battery," Carter said. "January is a tough month, so it's nice to get a little break. [Monday's] practice was good and I look forward to getting things going in the second half." He has been sidelined since Jan. 10 with a hand injury. Carter will join Erik Haula and Chris Porter on the fourth line. Feb 2 - 4:08 PM

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Ryan Carter (hand) participated in Monday's practice.

"Not going to get any definitive answer on our lineup right now," coach Mike Yeo said. "But I'd say there is a good chance we'll be seeing him here soon." Carter has missed the last seven games with a hand injury.
Feb 2 - 11:52 AM

Ryan Carter (hand) will sit for a seventh straight game Monday night.

He has been practicing with the team and he may return to the lineup shortly after the break.
Jan 25 - 5:48 PM

Coach Mike Yeo has reported that Ryan Carter is expected to be out until after the All-Star break.

He was also placed on injured reserve. Tough news for Carter who was having a nice season as a grinder for the Wild this season. Through 39 games he has 36 PIMs and 57 hits.
Jan 19 - 7:24 PM

Ryan Carter skated Sunday but he was limited in what he could do because of his hand injury.

"He's still not handling the puck a whole lot, so he's out for right now," coach Mike Yeo said. "He's just keeping himself in shape and keeping skating. Once his hand feels better, then he'll be back." Carter has sat out the last three games.
Jan 18 - 12:10 PM

Ryan Carter has suffered a different hand injury and may be sidelined for the weekend as a result.

It is not the same one he returned from last Thursday and it will cause him to sit out Tuesday's match against Buffalo. Carter was injured in Sunday's fight with New Jersey's Jordin Tootoo.
Jan 12 - 1:13 PM

Ryan Carter returned to action on Thursday from a hand injury.

He missed Tuesday's contest versus Columbus due to the ailment. He posted two shots and a minus-1 rating in his first game back. Carter has three goals and five points in 37 appearances this season.
Jan 8 - 2:40 AM

Ryan Carter is considered questionable for Tuesday's game against Columbus because of a hand injury.

He logged just 5:14 of ice time in Sunday's match against Florida.
Jan 5 - 11:18 AM

Ryan Carter (upper body) returned to action on Monday December 28.

Carter missed Saturday's game due to the ailment. He logged 11:57 minutes of ice time in his return.
Tue, Dec 29, 2015 03:24:00 AM

Ryan Carter has an upper-body injury that will prevent him from playing Saturday night.

He is listed as day-to-day, so Chris Porter and Erik Haula will play against Pittsburgh on the fourth line.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 05:07:00 PM

Ryan Carter is expected to be play Tuesday after sitting out Saturday's game with a lower-body ailment.

He took part in Monday's practice. Carter scored his third goal of the season last Friday prior to getting hurt. He has just four points in 21 contests this year.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 03:46:00 PM

Ryan Carter will be scratched with an "upper" lower body injury for Saturday's tilt against Dallas.

So that's what, the pelvic region? Maybe the thighs? The NHL injury admission system is wacky at times. Anyway, Carter has three goals, four points, 21 PIMs, and 30 hits in 21 games thus far.
Sat, Nov 28, 2015 08:09:00 PM

Ryan Carter netted the lone goal for the Wild in a 3-1 loss on Friday.

Carter has three goals and four points in 21 games in 2015-16. Chris Porter and Jonas Brodin each registered an assist in the losing effort.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 06:47:00 PM

Ryan Carter (illness) was OK to play Thursday.

He missed Wednesday's practice because he was feeling ill. Carter picked up his first assist of the 2015-15 season on a goal by Jordan Schroeder in Minnesota's 4-2 loss to Boston.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 01:36:00 AM

Ryan Carter didn't skate Wednesday because of an illness.

He hasn't been ruled out yet for Thursday's contest, though. "Knowing him, he'd have to be pretty sick" to miss the game, coach Mike Yeo said.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 02:20:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mikael Granlund
2Mikko Koivu
3Charlie Coyle
4Tyler Graovac
5Jarret Stoll
6Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Jason Zucker
3Erik Haula
4Justin Fontaine
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Nino Niederreiter
4Ryan Carter
5Chris Porter
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Jonas Brodin
5Matt Dumba
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Tyson Strachan
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom