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Jeff Carter | Center | #77

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (33) / 1/1/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 217
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (11) / PHI
Contract: view contract details

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Jeff Carter had a hand in both Los Angeles Kings goals in a 5-2 loss to his former team, the Philadelphia Flyers, on Thursday night.
Carter has five points in nine career games against the Philadelphia Flyers, the team that drafted him in 11th overall in 2003. He scored a second period marker before assisting on Ilya Kovalchuk's own later in the period. Carter now has three goals and seven points in 12 games this season. Nov 2 - 1:54 AM

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Jeff Carter picked up an even-strength goal and a power-play goal in Tuesday's 4-2 preseason loss in Arizona.

Carter certainly did his part in the loss, providing all of the offense in the split-squad setback. He was limited to just 27 games last season due to his bothersome ankle injury, but he has reportedly been feeling good in the first week of training camp. When he was able to play, he posted 22 points, showing he can still be a dangerous scorer. Target Carter in the area of Round 5 or 6, but plan to have plenty of depth at the center position in case his ankle ailment flares up.
Sep 19 - 2:45 AM

Jeff Carter feels good following the first day of training camp.

Carter said he still has some work to do to properly rehab his ankle tendon, but overall he's in a good place. He was limited to just 27 games last season and he produced 22 points.
Sep 14 - 5:15 PM

According to general manager Rob Blake, Jeff Carter (ankle) is expected to be fine for the start of training camp.

Carter was limited to 27 games last season due to his troublesome ankle. Blake added that Jake Muzzin (shoulder), Dustin Brown (shoulder) and Trevor Lewis (hand) are also expected to be full-go for the start of camp.
Aug 23 - 3:52 PM

Jeff Carter scored three goals in a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.

The center last scored a hat-trick five years ago, in a Mar. 4 game against the Nashville Predators. The 33-year old still has a scoring touch as he now has seven points in four games for the Kings. Carter has 13 goals and 20 points in 23 games this season.
Mar 30 - 1:43 AM

Jeff Carter picked up his 10th goal of the season, a power-play marker, in Monday's 3-0 win against Calgary.

Carter has posted five power-play goals overall on the season, and he has 10 goals with four assists over the past 15 contests to endear himself to fantasy owners. After missing a huge chunk of the season due to a cut tendon in his ankle earlier in the season, he is making up for lost time and serving as a must-start fantasy option yet again.
Mar 27 - 2:01 AM

Jeff Carter scored a pair of goals in Monday's 4-3 OT win over the Minnesota Wild.

Carter's power-play tally in the second period extended Los Angeles' lead to 2-0 at the time. He then scored the game-winning goal late in overtime. The Kings forward finished the game with a plus-2 rating, five shots on goal and one hit in 19:00 of ice time. The 33-year-old has is up to eight goals and five assists in 18 games this season. Tanner Pearson and Dustin Brown also found the back of the net during Monday's victory.
Mar 19 - 11:56 PM

The Los Angeles Kings were shutout on home ice by the New Jersey Devils.

The Kings fired 37 shots on Keith Kinkaid but could get none passed the goaltender who has now shut them out for the second time in his career. The Kings will look to bounce back on Monday against the Minnesota Wild. Jeff Carter finished the game as a minus-2 with three shots on goal.
Mar 17 - 6:43 PM

Jeff Carter picked up a power-play goal and an even-strength marker in the third period of Tuesday's 4-3 loss in Arizona.

Carter was huge, netting the game-tying goal with 2:18 to go in regulation, forcing overtime. Unfortunately the Kings were unable to finish it off, as Adin Hill picked up his first NHL victory for the Coyotes. He has picked up six goals and eight points across the past eight outings, including three power-play markers and one assist on the man advantage. The buy-low window remains open, as he is available in more than two-thirds of most fantasy leagues. He could help nicely in your playoff push, but act quickly.
Mar 14 - 2:15 AM

Jeff Carter had a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win over the Washington Capitals.

Carter just got enough of the puck off a rebound the get it over the line with just under five minutes in the first period to open the scoring. Since returning from his long absence due to an ankle injury, the 33-year-old forward has picked up five points in six games, bringing him to four goals and eight points in 12 games this season. He's available in 27% of Yahoo leagues and should definitely be scooped up for your playoff push.
Mar 9 - 1:14 AM

Jeff Carter has found the back of the net in three straight games.

Carter missed most of the campaign due to a lacerated ankle tendon suffered in mid-October, but he's making up for some of that lost time. He has three goals and six points in 10 contests this season. Don't forget about him when it comes to your 2018-19 drafts as he could bounce back with another 30ish goal campaign if he stays healthy next season.
Mar 2 - 5:19 AM

Jeff Carter picked up his second power-play goal against the Golden Knights in as many nights in Tuesday's 4-1 victory in Vegas.

Carter etched his name onto the scoresheet in the front end of the home-and-home, also on the man advantage. After missing four months due to a lacerated ankle tendon suffered in mid-October, the veteran is starting to make up for lost time. The buy-low window is going to slam shut soon if he continues to light the lamp regularly. He'll try to keep it cooking on Thursday against the Blue Jackets at Staples Center.
Feb 28 - 2:09 AM

Jeff Carter scored a power-play goal in Monday's 3-2 home win against the Golden Knights, finishing with nine shots on net in 19:17 of ice time.

Carter missed four months due to a lacerated ankle tendon suffered back in mid-October. He is slowly knocking off the rust, and was buzzing around on Monday for his most active game since his return. He was rewarded with the power-play marker, and that just might jump-start him going forward. The Kings head to Vegas on Tuesday for the second end of the home-and-home. The buy-low window is still open, but could slam shut quickly if he starts to string together an offensive outburst.
Feb 27 - 2:16 AM

Jeff Carter had four shots on goal in 17:36 of action Saturday.

It was Carter's first game since October 18 as he missed 55 games with an ankle injury. He played between Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli for the most part, just like he did last season and also saw second line power play time. He had three assists in seven games but is worthy of being in most lineups at this time.
Feb 25 - 7:33 AM

Jeff Carter (ankle) will be back in the lineup Saturday night.

Los Angeles has activated him from injured reserve and he will return from a 55-game absence against Edmonton.
Feb 24 - 9:36 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Adrian Kempe
4Nate Thompson
5Gabriel Vilardi
LW1Ilya Kovalchuk
2Tanner Pearson
3Alex Iafallo
4Kyle Clifford
RW1Tyler Toffoli
2Dustin Brown
3Trevor Lewis
4Jonny Brodzinski
5Michael Amadio
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Dion Phaneuf
5Derek Forbort
6Oscar Fantenberg
7Paul LaDue
G1Jonathan Quick
2Jack Campbell
3Peter Budaj
4Cal Petersen