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Ryan Carter | Winger

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/3/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
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Ryan Carter will be back in the Minnesota lineup against Los Angeles Saturday night.
He has been out for 22 games with a shoulder injury but is ready to go. Despite the fact this will help the Wild, Carter has no fantasy value. Mar 28 - 1:40 PM

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Ryan Carter was activated from the injury reserve on Friday and took part of warm-ups, but will officially be a healthy scratch against the Flames.

Carter hasn't played since Feb. 9th, a span of 22 games, due to a shoulder injury. He's had a nice season as a bottom-line forward, posting 13 points, 53 PIMs, and 70 blocks through 48 games.
Mar 27 - 7:42 PM

Ryan Carter might be ready to return on Friday from a shoulder injury.

The decision on his status could be made after the morning skate. Carter has missed 22 straight games due to the ailment.
Mar 26 - 6:25 PM

Ryan Carter needs a little more practice time before he returns to action.

He has been sidelined since February 9th with a shoulder injury. If Carter does not suffer a setback in practices this weekend, a Tuesday return against the Islanders is a possibility. When he does return to action look for Sean Bergenheim to be the forward to sit out.
Mar 21 - 1:11 PM

Ryan Carter is getting close to returning from a shoulder injury.

"It's another step in the progression," said Carter after Wednesday's practice. "It's nice to keep moving forward. When you're not skating you feel like you're standing still, or going backwards. It's good to be moving the right direction." He has been sidelined since Feb. 9.
Mar 18 - 5:20 PM

Ryan Carter may return to practice Monday.

Carter has been out since February 9th with a shoulder injury but seems to be ready to take the next step in his recovery. He will likely need another week after returning to scrimages before he can play in a game.
Mar 14 - 12:14 PM

Ryan Carter (shoulder) is likely a few weeks away from returning, according to coach Mike Yeo.

He has been sidelined since Feb. 9 because of a shoulder injury. In 48 games this season, Carter has three goals and 13 points.
Mar 11 - 12:49 PM

Ryan Carter is expected to miss more than a month with a shoulder injury, he sustained in Monday's tilt with Vancouver while checking Yannick Weber.

Through 48 games this season, Carter amassed three goals, 13 points, 53 PIMs and 70 hits in a mostly successful season as a bottom-line forward skating 10 minutes a night.
Feb 10 - 8:33 PM

Ryan Carter (upper body) has been placed on the Wild's injured reserve list.

Carter was only hurt on Monday, so the decision to reserve him this quickly means that he will miss at least a week of action. He was seen using a sling following Monday's contest.
Feb 10 - 5:03 PM

Ryan Carter suffered an upper-body injury in Monday's win over Vancouver.

He was hurt early in the first period after he crashed hard into the end boards. Carter has three goals and 10 assists in 48 games this year. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 10 - 9:57 AM

The Minnesota Wild get Ryan Carter back in the lineup against the Nashville Predators after activating him from IR.

Carter has 10 points in 26 games this season, which isn't anything special but does match the total he produced in 62 contests back in 2013-14. Carter was dealing with a shoulder injury.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 12:54:00 PM

Ryan Carter (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Carter has two goals and 10 points in 26 contests in 2014-15. Brett Sutter has been called up to fill the void.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 12:29:00 PM

Ryan Carter will sit out with a minor upper body injury, allowing Stu Bickel to draw back into the lineup on Saturday night.

Carter may not be exactly a household name, but he's a big step up from Stu Bickel who ranks much more closely to a borderline NHL'er. However, if you're in need of some PIMs, Bickel could be a shrewd pickup as he has 30 PIMs in just nine games in AHL Iowa this season.
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 06:17:00 PM

Ryan Carter scored the only Minnesota goal in a 3-1 loss to the Devils on Tuesday night.

The shorthanded tally was the first marker of the year for Carter and the only blemish on Cory Schneider's record in the game.
Tue, Nov 11, 2014 10:09:00 PM

Ryan Carter (upper body) should be back in the Wild's lineup on Tuesday.

Wild coach Mike Yeo isn't ready to commit to that though. Instead, he said Carter's status will be determined after the pregame warmups. Carter has five assists in nine games in 2014-15. He is projected to play on a line with Erik Haula and Justin Fontaine.
Tue, Nov 4, 2014 04:21:00 PM

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C1Mikko Koivu
2Mikael Granlund
3Charlie Coyle
4Kyle Brodziak
5Jordan Schroeder
LW1Zach Parise
2Sean Bergenheim
3Erik Haula
4Justin Fontaine
5Jason Zucker
6Matt Cooke
RW1Jason Pominville
2Thomas Vanek
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Ryan Carter
D1Ryan Suter
2Jonas Brodin
3Jared Spurgeon
4Marco Scandella
5Keith Ballard
6Matt Dumba
7Jordan Leopold
8Christian Folin
9Nate Prosser
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper
3Niklas Backstrom