|Born:||Jan 1, 1985||Draft:||2003 Flyers #11 Overall|
|Known For:||Stanley Cup||Shoots:||Right|
Jeffrey J. Carter (born January 1, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey center of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). During his NHL career, he has won the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014, has appeared in two All-Star Games in 2009 and 2017, and led the Philadelphia Flyers – for whom he played six seasons – in scoring during their 2008–09 campaign; his 46 goals during that season were good for second overall in the NHL. Carter also played 39 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2011–12 season before being traded to the Los Angeles Kings, who he won the Stanley Cup with twice.
Carter played junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League. He was a First Team All-Star, William Hanley Trophy and CHL Sportsman of the Year honors in his final year. Joining the Flyers’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms, immediately after his junior career, he helped the team win the Calder Cup in 2005.
Internationally, Carter has won gold medals with Team Canada at the under-18, under-20 levels and at the Olympics. During his under-20 career, he tied as Canada’s all-time leading scorer at the World Juniors and was named to back-to-back Tournament All-Star Teams. He has also represented Canada at the 2006 IIHF World Championship. Carter represented Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where he won a gold medal.
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- Played in the NHL All-Star Game two times (2009, 2017)
- Big Double Club (2014)
- Two-time Stanley Cup Champion with the Los Angeles Kings (2012, 2014)
- Olympic Gold Medal with Team Canada (2014)
- AHL Calder Cup Champion (2005)
- CHL First All-Star Team (2005)
- CHL Sportsman of the Year (2005)
- OHL First All-Star Team (2005)
- OHL Most Sportsmanlike Player (William Hanley Trophy) (2005)
- Two-time U20 World Junior Championship All-Star Team (2004, 2005)
- U20 WJC Gold Medal with Team Canada (2005)
- U20 WJC Silver Medal with Team Canada (2004)
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