13 Facts About Anson Carter


Anson Carter was last active as a player with HC Lugano in the Swiss Nationalliga A, and was an ice hockey analyst for NBC Sports and is an analyst for NHL on TNT and MSG Network.

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Anson Carter attended high school at Agincourt Collegiate Institute and attended college and played collegiately at Michigan State University.

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Anson Carter went on to play four years at Michigan State University, earning himself honours on the CCHA First All-Star Team in 1994 and 1995, Second All-Star Team in 1996, as well as the NCAA West Second All-American Team in 1995.

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Over 14 minutes into the first overtime of the gold medal game against Sweden, Anson Carter beat Swedish goaltender Mikael Tellqvist with a wraparound goal.

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Anson Carter's second go with the Capitals was even more short-lived than his stint with New York, as he was flipped to the Los Angeles Kings for Jared Aulin just over a month later on March 8,2004.

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Anson Carter played in Vancouver on the second offensive line with twins Henrik and Daniel Sedin, where the trio were known colloquially as the "Brothers Line".

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Anson Carter set a new career-high in goals with 33, leading the team, and earned the Canucks' Most Exciting Player Award.

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On September 13,2006, Anson Carter signed a one-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets, but was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes on February 23,2007, in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2008 draft.

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In September 2007, Anson Carter rejoined the Edmonton Oilers on a try-out basis during their training camp, and played one exhibition game before being released on October 2,2007.

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Besides covering the professional ranks, Anson Carter provides game analysis for NBCSN's Notre Dame's Fighting Irish college hockey.

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Additionally, Anson Carter made his debut as part of the 2018 Olympic coverage of the PyeongChang Winter games.

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Anson Carter founded the Big Up Entertainment record label in March 2005.

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In 2022, Anson Carter become the minority owner of the Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL.

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