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Anson Carter

Born:June 6, 1974Draft:1992 Nordiques #220 Overall
Hometown:Scarborough, ONPosition:Right Wing
Known For:Sedins’ Linemate in 2005-06Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Status:Retired

Anson Horace Carter (born June 6, 1974) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for eight different teams, most notably with the Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks. He was last active as a player with HC Lugano in the Swiss Nationalliga A, and was a hockey analyst for NBC Sports and now an analyst for NHL on TNT and MSG Network.

Carter is also the founder of Big Up Entertainment, a record label specializing in hip-hop music. He attended high school at Agincourt Collegiate Institute[citation needed] and attended college and played collegiately at Michigan State University. He is of Bajan descent.

Anson Carter Carolina Hurricanes
Anson Carter, Carolina Hurricanes (Carolina Hurricanes Media Archives)

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  • World Championship Scorer of the CWG (2003)
  • World Championship Gold Medal (1997, 2003)
  • AHL All-Star Game (1997)
  • AHL Player of the Week (Jan. 12, 1997)
  • AHL Player of the Week (Nov. 24, 1996)
  • NCAA (CCHA) Second All-Star Team (1996)
  • NCAA (CCHA) First All-Star Team (1995)
  • NCAA (West) Second All-American Team (1995)
  • NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist (1995)
  • NCAA (CCHA) First All-Star Team (1994)
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal (1994)