31 Facts About Jeff Carter


Jeffrey J Carter was born on January 1,1985 and is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League.

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Jeff Carter previously played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Los Angeles Kings.

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Jeff Carter was drafted 11th overall by the Flyers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

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Jeff Carter played junior hockey for the Soo Greyhounds in the Ontario Hockey League.

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Jeff Carter was a First Team All-Star, William Hanley Trophy and CHL Sportsman of the Year honors in his final year.

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Internationally, Jeff Carter has won gold medals with Team Canada at the under-18, under-20 levels and at the Winter Olympics.

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Jeff Carter has represented Canada at the 2006 IIHF World Championship.

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Jeff Carter represented Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where he won a gold medal.

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Jeff Carter played minor hockey in London, Ontario, with the London Jr.

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Jeff Carter was selected in the first round, 3rd overall, of the 2001 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection by the Sault Ste.

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Jeff Carter recorded five points over 12 games in his initial stint at the professional level.

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Jeff Carter was a First Team OHL All-Star that season and won the OHL and CHL Sportsman of the Year Awards.

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Jeff Carter was joined by fellow rookies Mike Richards and R J Umberger, who were both instrumental in the Phantoms' Calder Cup championship of the previous season.

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Jeff Carter scored his first career NHL goal on October 27,2005, against Roberto Luongo of the Florida Panthers.

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Jeff Carter finished the campaign first in team-scoring among rookies with 23 goals and 42 points.

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Jeff Carter was later called off for a hooking penalty and the Penguins scored to tie the game and eventually win in overtime.

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On February 23,2012, Jeff Carter was traded to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Jack Johnson and a conditional first-round pick, reuniting him with former Flyer and close friend Mike Richards.

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On June 11,2012, Jeff Carter scored the second of three unanswered goals on a five-minute power play in Game 6 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals against the New Jersey Devils.

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Jeff Carter played a majority of the season with Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli, with the line being dubbed "That '70s Line" since all three had jersey numbers in the 70s.

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Jeff Carter added 8 goals and 19 points through 40 regular season games with the rebuilding Kings.

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Since joining the Penguins, Jeff Carter credited the trade for rejuvenating his goalscoring and prolonging his career.

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Jeff Carter signed a two-year contract extension with the Penguins on January 26,2022.

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Jeff Carter debuted internationally with Team Canada with the under-18 team at the 2003 IIHF World U18 Championships.

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Jeff Carter scored six points in seven games, helping Canada to their first-ever gold medal at the tournament.

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Jeff Carter's combined 12 goals over both years tied him with Eric Lindros for Canada's all-time record at the World Juniors.

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Jeff Carter had been joined on the World Junior squads by two future Philadelphia Flyers teammates, Mike Richards and Braydon Coburn.

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Jeff Carter recorded six points in nine games as Canada failed to qualify for a medal.

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Jeff Carter was selected as a reserve by Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympics should an injury occur.

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Jeff Carter then played for Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, where he scored a natural hat-trick against Austria, and eventually took home gold after helping defeat Sweden in the final.

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Jeff Carter owns a house in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, which he bought when he was a member of the Philadelphia Flyers.

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Jeff Carter is good friends with Mike Richards, his teammate from his tenure with the Flyers and the Kings.

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