Jeff Carter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kings' Carter set to return vs. Maple Leafs

    The Score "Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter is expected to play Thursday against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Carter has been out of the lineup since the early stages of a win over Arizona back on Dec. 26 with an upper-body injury. He skated in practice between Tanner Pearson and Marian Gaborik on the..." January 07

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    Jon Rosen @lakingsinsider

    Via #LAKings, Carter has an upper-body injury and is not expected to return.

  • The NHL's greatest bromance has officially ended

    USA Today "With Mike Richards officially clearing waivers, we might be seeing the last phase in one of hockey’s most epic bromances. Richards will report to the AHL Manchester Monarchs on Wednesday and it’s almost certain that his playing days with best bud Jeff Carter are over. A once potent forward,..." January 28

  • Conspiracy theory claims Jeff Carter goal might not have counted

    Yahoo! Sports "Jeff Carter’s Game 3 goal with 0.7 seconds remaining in the first period might be the most soul-crushing tally against the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final. And that’s saying something, considering they’ve also lost on overtime and double-overtime goals. Say, did you notice something..." June 10

  • Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win

    Los Angeles Times "If Flyers fans booed every time Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, it must have sounded like music to his ears. With extra zip in his step if not revenge in his heart for the acrimonious end to his tenure with the Flyers, Carter scored the Kings' first goal in his first game back at the Wells..." March 25

  • Jeff Carter joins Crosby, Kunitz in first look at Canada's line combos

    CBS Sports "The answer to the question many wanted to know about Team Canada, who will Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz's linemate be, apparently has been answered: Jeff Carter. With the NHL players arriving in Sochi on Monday, Canada got together for their first practice in Russia, giving everybody a sneak..." February 10

  • Jeff Carter gives Kings shot in the arm in 4-2 win over Bruins

    Los Angeles Times "They were trying to catch Jeff Carter. Eventually you suspected that Boston Bruins were going to pull even and pass the Kings' goal-scoring leader. Carter outshot the Bruins by himself in the first period and stayed within range in the second in the Kings' 4-2 win Thursday night at Staples..." January 10

  • Jeff Carter: "I felt pretty good"

    LA Kings Insider "After missing 10 games with a broken foot – the Kings were 6-1-3 in his absence – Jeff Carter returned to the Kings’ lineup in the team’s 3-2 overtime victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday, contributing with an assist and a plus-one rating while taking three shots on goal and registering a..." November 27

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    Jon Rosen @lakingsinsider

    Carter will be activated prior to tonight's game. 13 forwards will take part in warmups; he'll be a game time decision.

  • Kings activate Jeff Carter; Place Quick on IR "The Los Angeles Kings have activated forward Jeff Carter from the injured reserve list and have placed goaltender Jonathan Quick on the injured reserve list (retroactive to November 12) due to a lower body injury, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Carter, 28, has..." November 25

  • Kings’ Carter (fractured foot) skated Thursday

    Pro Hockey Talk "There was good news for the L.A. Kings, and perhaps Canada’s Olympic hockey team on Thursday. Jeff Carter, who is out with what has been reported to be a fractured foot suffered on Oct. 30, took to the ice for a skate along with other injured players Kyle Clifford and Jordan Nolan. All three..." November 22

  • Carter to IR, Ellerby Waived, Toffoli and Vey Called Up

    Jewels From The Crown "We posted earlier in the week about a roster move coming on the horizon and that Ellerby could be waived if the Kings couldn't find a suitable trade. It looks like that was the case. No word yet on the severity of the injury Jeff Carter sustained or how much time he'll miss. Having Carter out..." November 01

  • Jeff Carter deflects winner for Kings in OT, 4-3 over Sens

    Los Angeles Times "This was the definition of a bounce-back game for a long list of Kings players. But before they could quite get to that destination they had to survive a wobble and a bad bounce or two at the end of regulation needing forward Jeff Carter's power-play goal just 28 seconds into overtime to secure..." October 10

  • League will review Duncan Keith's slash on Carter

    CSN Chicago "Duncan Keith said he wanted to “tap” Jeff Carter after the Los Angeles Kings forward slashed him on the hand while Keith was picking his glove up off the ice. Question is, will that very high “tap” cost the Chicago Blackhawks defenseman more than the four-minute minor he took in the game? Keith..." June 05

  • Carter's overtime winner helps Kings overcome blown lead

    L.A. Daily News "Jeff Carter's winning goal 4 minutes, 8 seconds into overtime seemed fitting. In a back-and-forth game with plenty of unusual bounces and head-scratching decisions, he was simply the right man in the right spot at the right time for the Kings. Mike Richards' shot from a sharp angle on left wing..." April 22

  • Bobrovsky, Crosby and Carter named 'Three Stars' "Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby and Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 10. FIRST STAR – SERGEI BOBROVSKY, G, COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Bobrovsky posted a League-high..." March 11

  • Stars must find a way to stop Kings forward Jeff Carter

    Dallas Morning News "Key matchup: Brenden Dillon vs. Jake Muzzin The two won’t go head-to-head, so this will be more a matchup of comparison. Each was signed as a 20-year-old free agent. Now, three years later, each is playing on the top defense pair and making huge plays. Muzzin is coming off a two-goal,..." March 07

  • Predators can't get L.A.'s Jeff Carter, who scores natural hat trick

    L.A. Daily News "Just when it looked like the Kings might get bogged down in a mind-numbing defensive trap set for them by the offensively challenged Nashville Predators, Jeff Carter skated to the rescue with one flick of his wrist. Then another. Then another. Carter's fifth career three-goal game propelled..." March 05

  • Jeff Carter's shootout goal lifts Kings past Canucks, 3-2

    Los Angeles Times "The Stanley Cup rings fans received Monday night at Staples Center were replicas of the real thing. The Kings' comeback against the Vancouver Canucks was genuine — and reminiscent of the performances during their unlikely Cup drive last spring. Jeff Carter lifted a backhander past goaltender..." January 29

  • Former Flyers instrumental in Kings' Cup win

    CSN Philly "It's an image Flyers fans likely dreamed about for years: Mike Richards and Jeff Carter lifting the Lord Stanley over their heads, kissing the NHL's most-prized possession and ending a long drought for a Cup-deprived city. Except in the dream, Richards and Carter weren't wearing Kings' black..." June 12

  • It's better late than never for Kings' Carter

    Washington Times "The expectation of success reverberates through the Los Angeles Kings. It has all playoffs, and it's part of the reason they're in the Stanley Cup Final. "Everybody, I think, expects big plays out of them themselves, especially at this level. I think anytime that five guys are on the ice, they..." June 04

  • Flyers' Snider rooting for Richards, Carter

    CSN Philly "In the City of Brotherly Love, Flyers fans will watch the Stanley Cup finals through gritted teeth and buyers' remorse over pricey authentic jerseys of their former stars that hang in the closet with little reason to see daylight. Former captain Mike Richards and former standout Jeff Carter are..." May 30

  • Former Flyers Richards, Carter seek Stanley Cup with the Kings

    Courier-Post "Richards and Carter still have a hard time believing how their lives were turned upside down when they were separated last June when the Flyers traded them to different teams on the same afternoon, then again when they were reunited in February. Now, against crazy odds, their Kings, seeded eighth..." May 30

  • Jeff Carter makes an impact

    Los Angeles Times "Jeff Carter has been a member of the Kings for a short time but it didn't take him long to conclude that their position in the NHL standings doesn't reflect their talent. "I think the team that we have here probably should be in a playoff spot. It's a heck of a team," said the 27-year-old..." March 04

  • Carter trade nets Blue Jackets young defenseman

    Columbus Dispatch "The Blue Jackets were delighted to unload the lengthy contract of center Jeff Carter yesterday, and general manager Scott Howson — under pressure to reshape the roster after a horrendous season — was doubly thrilled with the return. Carter was traded to the Los Angeles Kings for defenseman Jack..." February 24

  • Carter not the best fit for Flames

    Calgary Herald "There are, of course, supposed to be four seasons to every calendar year — spring, summer, autumn and winter. In places that hold hockey close to the heart, though, places like here, we're obliged to live through five — pre-season, regular season, post-season (well, for some), off-season . . ...." February 14

  • Jackets misfired on deal for Carter

    Columbus Dispatch "An NHL agent said of the Blue Jackets this week: "So, you've got the 30th-place team in the league extending the contract of a 37-year-old player (Vinny Prospal), giving him a no-trade clause, and at the same time scratching a 19-year-old rookie (Ryan Johansen) who was just at the All-Star..." February 12

  • Carter's exit only a matter of time

    Columbus Dispatch "If the Blue Jackets were not the last-place team in the NHL, Jeff Carter would be a happy, productive member of the team. That is an interesting premise. Does it hold? Failed relationships in sports can be ugly things. I covered Brendan Shanahan when he begged off the Hartford Whalers in..." February 04

  • Nash, Carter are split up in search of offense

    Columbus Dispatch "It took eight seasons for the Blue Jackets to finally acquire an All-Star center, Jeff Carter, to play alongside Rick Nash. It took less than three months for the foundering Blue Jackets to break up their marquee pairing. Nash and Carter skated on separate lines for the first time in a loss on..." December 22

  • Broken foot keeps Carter on the bench

    Courier-Post "Mike Richards was cheered, then booed when playing his first game against the Flyers last month at Wells Fargo Center. Jeff Carter, the other Flyers star sent packing this past summer, will have a much quieter first return. Now with Columbus, Carter will be in town with the 2-10-1 Blue..." November 05

  • Carter might sit Tuesday with fracture in right foot

    Columbus Dispatch "The losses keep coming for the Blue Jackets early this season. Jeff Carter, who has anchored the Jackets' only effective line this season, is questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas because of a small fracture on the top of his right foot. "It's a little hairline crack where he took a..." October 17

  • Injury to Carter's foot believed to be bruise

    Columbus Dispatch "Last year, the Blue Jackets' management and coaches walked away from the annual owners tournament grim-faced with worry about defenseman Kris Russell's sprained knee. This year, they seemed only slightly less worried. Center Jeff Carter, the first of the Blue Jackets' major offseason..." September 19

  • In-Depth: C

    Columbus Dispatch "For years, the Blue Jackets have lamented their lack of skill, scoring and depth at center ice. Third line talent has been used in first- and second-line roles. Young talent has been hurried to the show before they've earned it. The names Jan Hrdina and Kris Beech still send shivers down the..." August 27

  • Carter shouldn't be judged on rumors

    Columbus Dispatch "On June 24, Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren flipped two franchise cornerstones in a matter of hours. He sent Mike Richards to the Los Angeles Kings for a player, a pick and a prospect. He sent Jeff Carter to the Blue Jackets for winger Jake Voracek, a first-round draft pick and a..." July 28

  • Carter: I've come to grips with trade to Columbus

    CSN Philly "During the six years he was with the Flyers, Jeff Carter was never known as a wordsmith. When he spoke with the media, he was typically brief and almost always quiet. But even so, when Carter practically went missing for four days after learning he'd been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets, it..." July 01

  • Pairing on line with Nash will work, Carter says

    Columbus Dispatch "The idea of Rick Nash playing on a line with an All-Star center sounds great. It's what Blue Jackets fans have waited eight seasons to watch, right? Jeff Carter, however, doesn't arrive from Philadelphia with a play-maker's reputation. He is a goal scorer, a forward who wants to finish rather..." June 28

  • Ex-Flyer Carter adjusts to trade

    Courier-Post "There may have been feelings of shock, anger and resentment when Jeff Carter discovered he had been traded by the Flyers to the Blue Jackets last week. But that was last week. "I'm in Columbus now," Carter said. "I'm not worried about what's going on (in Philadelphia) anymore." It may..." June 28

  • Jackets need Carter to get onboard

    Columbus Dispatch "More than one fan at the Blue Jackets draft party on Friday night used a profanity when asked about the team's trade for Philadelphia Flyers center Jeff Carter. "I was excited because he seems like a great player," Keith Hughes said. "I just hope he can embrace the change. I think that's what..." June 27

  • Jackets' deal, Johansen have fans buzzing

    Columbus Dispatch "When Marie Fetters reached the front of Ryan Johansen's autograph line, she pulled enough stuff out of her bag to furnish a small apartment. There was no kitchen sink, but it was clear that if she had one, she would have had the Blue Jackets' top prospect sign it. As happy as she was to meet..." June 25

  • Flyers trade Richards and Carter, sign goaltender

    Courier-Post "They were drafted by the Flyers on the same day, June 21, 2003. Jeff Carter was taken with the 11th pick overall and Mike Richards at No. 24. They won a gold medal together for Canada in the 2005 World Junior Championships and later that spring sipped from the Calder Cup as rookie members of..." June 24

  • Breakthrough game for Carter as Flyers take series lead on Buffalo "They call it new life, the playoffs, but the truth is that you can and often do take your past with you. You take your special-team troubles with you, take how you're feeling with the puck on your stick and off it. Sometimes you shake it off in time to make that new life rewarding, sometimes you..." April 19

  • Carter frustrated with scoring slump "Jeff Carter's late-season scoring slump has carried into the playoffs. Two games. Lots of chances. No goals. "Obviously it's frustrating," said Carter, who led the Flyers with 36 goals in the regular season. "My role on the team is to put the puck in the net. I've had a couple chances here..." April 18

  • Time for Flyers fans to appreciate Carter "Jeff Carter, the Flyers' unassuming forward who is (again) one of the NHL's top scorers, is plagued by Mike Schmidt syndrome. Carter plays his sport so effortlessly that fans sometimes think he is lazy, that he doesn't care, that he coasts through games. Like Schmidt, who was known as "Mr...." March 20

  • Flyers' Jeff Carter speaks out on Ray Emery

    Courier-Post "Free-agent goaltender Ray Emery is expected to sign a two-way contract on Monday and I'm told the Anaheim Ducks appear to have the inside track on him. Former junior teammate Jeff Carter has been texting back and forth with Emery in recent weeks and had this to say about the 28-year-old..." February 06