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Ryan Carter | Center

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/3/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
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Ryan Carter has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Wild.
He will make $725,000 if he plays at the NHL level or $350,000 in the minors. Carter was skating at New Jersey's camp without a contract, but a deal wasn't worked out with the Devils. Still, he's looking forward to playing in Minnesota. "There's a lot to be excited about going there," he said. "Everything away from the rink aside, I get a chance to play with Zach [Parise] again. He's a good friend of mine. And when you look at the team and the roster and to have a chance to win, that's something that's extremely important to me. Going there with a chance to play and a chance to win is really exciting." He will probably open the season on the fourth line. Oct 6 - 5:25 PM

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Ryan Carter admitted that remaining unsigned was "getting to be a distraction."

Carter has been taking part in New Jersey's training camp on a tryout basis. New Jersey might allow him to participate in further practices after the season starts even if he remains unsigned, but obviously Carter is hoping it doesn't come to that.
Oct 3 - 4:04 PM

Ryan Carter, who is attending the Devils' training camp despite being unsigned, is hoping to get into preseason games.

Carter is paying for his own insurance to protect himself in case he gets hurt. "Where my future is, I don’t even know," Carter said. "I hope I know where it is, but I don't and that's the fact of the matter. So, I've got to go out there and play." He played in 62 games with New Jersey last season, but there's no shortage of competition for bottom-six spots this time around.
Sep 21 - 5:11 PM

Ryan Carter will attend New Jersey's training camp as a tryout.

He remains an unsigned unrestricted free agent after playing his last three seasons with the New Jersey Devils. Carter produced 10 points in 62 games in 2013-14.
Sep 15 - 10:38 AM

Although he's still unsigned, Ryan Carter feels it's important for him to participate in training camp.

Carter is an unrestricted free agent and is hoping that the New Jersey Devils re-sign him after he spent parts of the last three seasons with them. "This is about being the best hockey player you can be and I believe training camp helps you get there," Carter said. "If you're skipping out on training camp, you're not preparing yourself for what's ahead and you're setting yourself behind. I'm here because I want to be here. This is where I want be, where my family wants to be." He had seven goals and 10 points in 62 games in 2013-14.
Sep 10 - 5:33 PM

Ryan Carter is prepared to attend the Devils' training camp without a contract.

Carter is an unrestricted free agent after completing a two-year/$1.55 million contract. Devils GM Lou Lamoriello said that Carter won't be signed to a tryout agreement, although Carter would still have some protection from an insurance perspective.
Sep 9 - 6:05 PM

New Jersey still hopes to re-sign unrestricted free agent Ryan Carter.

The Devils already have 14 forwards on one-way contracts, so it's a bit odd that Carter is still on their radar. The team would have to move a body or two to make room for him. Carter had seven goals and 10 points in 62 games last campaign.
Aug 28 - 12:17 PM

Devils GM Lou Lamoriello remains interested in re-signing forward Ryan Carter.

The team must clear roster space before it can make an offer to the unrestricted free agent, but all indications are that Carter will be back in New Jersey next season.
Aug 2 - 7:00 AM

The Rangers have interest in Ryan Carter, according to the NY Post’s Larry Brooks.

Carter would be looked at to fill a fourth-line spot with none of that line looking like it will return next season for New York. The 30-year old had seven goals and 10 points last season, earning $800,000.
Source: NY Post
Jun 28 - 8:59 PM

Ryan Carter's sixth goal of the season with 4:54 remaining in the third stood up to be the winner as the Devils downed the Capitals 2-1 Friday night.

It was Carter's second game winner of the season, and his ninth point through 57 games this season.
Apr 4 - 9:41 PM

Ryan Carter will be back in New Jersey's lineup on Saturday.

He has sat out the last three games with an upper-body injury. Damien Brunner will be scratched to make room for him. Carter has recorded just five goals and seven points in 50 games this season.
Mar 22 - 3:36 PM

Ryan Carter (upper body) thinks he'll probably return on Saturday.

Carter has missed three consecutive games due to the ailment. He has seven points and 27 penalty minutes in 50 matches in 2013-14.
Mar 21 - 6:42 PM

Ryan Carter (upper body) probably won't play on Tuesday.

Carter missed Saturday's game due to the injury. He has five goals and seven points in 50 contests this season.
Mar 18 - 10:15 AM

Ryan Carter was scratched Saturday night due to an upper-body injury.

Jacob Josefson drew into the lineup in his place. Carter has seven points in 50 games this season.
Mar 15 - 7:28 PM

Ryan Carter scored the only New Jersey goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to Colorado Monday.

The tally was his fifth of the campaign and nearly held up to be the game-winner, but the Devils' bid for a win was ruined in the final two minutes. Steve Bernier and Stephen Gionta drew assists on New Jersey's only marker.
Feb 3 - 10:35 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Erik Haula
4Kyle Brodziak
5Ryan Carter
LW1Zach Parise
2Justin Fontaine
3Matt Cooke
4Jason Zucker
RW1Thomas Vanek
2Jason Pominville
3Charlie Coyle
4Nino Niederreiter
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Mathew Dumba
7Nate Prosser
8Christian Folin
G1Darcy Kuemper
2Niklas Backstrom
3Josh Harding