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Anson Carter
Anson Carter
Right Wing
Number: 77
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Right
Born: Jun 6, 1974
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, Canada
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Acquired: Acquired on Feb. 23, 2007, from Columbus in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2008
Drafted: QUE / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 10th (220th overall)
2005-06: Tallied 33-22-55 with 41 PIM and was -1 in 81 games with Vancouver Set career highs in goals, power play goals (15), game-winning goals (7) and shooting percentage (26.2 percent) Led Canucks in goals and game-winning goals Named the Canucks' Most Exciting Player, as voted on by the fans Played his 600th career NHL game Mar. 25 vs. Edmonton Recorded his 200th career assist Mar. 21 at Edmonton Registered 1-1-2 on Mar. 13 at Dallas Had a three-game goal scoring streak Mar. 3-11 (3-0-3) Had the game-winning goal Feb. 28 at Calgary Recorded 1-1-2 Feb. 3 at Calgary Had a pair of four-game point streaks Nov. 10-17 (2-2-4) and Mar. 17-23 (2-2-4) Tallied a season-high three points on three occasions - Nov. 4 vs. Columbus (1-2-3), Dec. 15 at Philadelphia (2-1-3) and Jan. 14 at NY Islanders (2-1-3) Scored his first goal of the season and first as a Canuck Oct. 10 at Detroit Games lost to injury: 1 Multi-point (goal) games: 9 (2) Most Points: 3 (3x) - Jan 14 at NY Islanders (2-1-3), most recent Most Goals: 2 (2x) - Jan. 14 at NY Islanders Most Assists: 2 (2x) - Dec. 19 vs. Los Angeles, most recent Most PIM: 5 - Oct. 20 vs. Phoenix Most Shots: 6 - Mar. 2 at Nashville.

CAREER: Veteran of 610 career NHL games with the Washington, Boston, Edmonton, NY Rangers, Los Angeles and Vancouver Collected 191-202-393 along with 209 PIM during his NHL tenure Has added 8-5-13 in 24 career playoff games 2004-05: Did Not Play - Season Cancelled 2003-04: Combined to score 15-13-28 with 18 PIM in 77 games with NY Rangers, Washington and Los Angeles Tallied 10-7-17 with 14 PIM in 43 games with NY Rangers Added 5-5-10 with four PIM and was +2 in 19 games with Washington Had 0-1-1 in 15 games with Los Angeles Had five multi-point games Was a +2 after scoring 1-1-2 Feb. 3 vs. Tampa Bay Had a three-game scoring streak Dec. 2-7 (3-0-3) Scored 1-0-1 and was +2 Nov. 1 vs. Montreal 2002-03: Registered 26-34-60 with 26 PIM in 79 games with Edmonton and NY Rangers Had 25-30-55 with 20 PIM in 68 games with Edmonton Had 1-4-5 with six PIM in 11 games with NY Rangers Established career-high with 34 assists and matched a career-best with 60 points... Tallied 0-2-2 Mar. 22 at Philadelphia Ranked first on the Oilers at the time of the trade in goals, points and power play goals (10) Registered his 300th NHL point Feb. 18 at Pittsburgh... Skated in his 400th NHL match Dec. 7 at Florida 2001-02: Had 28-32-60 with 25 PIM and was +3 in 82 games with Edmonton Established career-highs in games played, assists and penalty minutes...Collected a team-leading 12 power play goals Tallied his 100th NHL goal Nov. 13 at Phoenix Registered his 200th NHL point and skated in his 300th NHL game Oct. 20 vs. Florida 2000-01: Tallied 16-26-42 with 23 PIM and was +1 in 61 games with Edmonton Ranked fourth on the team in goals and points Was tied for fourth on the club in assists Registered his 100th NHL assist Mar. 28 vs. Colorado Added 3-1-4 with four PIM in six playoff games 1999-00: Collected 22-25-47 with 14 PIM and was +8 in 59 games with Boston Was first on the club in plus/minus rating Ranked second on the team in goals and points... Ranked third on the team in assists... 1998-99: Had 24-16-40 with 22 PIM and was +7 in 55 games with Boston Added 4-3-7 in 12 playoff games Had 1-1-2 in six games with Utah of the IHL Ranked third on the Bruins in goals and was tied for sixth in points... Ranked fourth in the NHL in shooting percentage (19.5)... Tied for second on the team in game-winning goals (6)... Posted a playoff career-high five-game point scoring streak from Apr. 24-May 2 (3-2-5) 1997-98: Had 16-27-43 with 31 PIM and was +7 in 78 games with Boston Added 1-1-2 in six playoff games Skated in his 100th NHL game Mar. 16 vs. Tampa Bay... Ranked fourth on the club in assists 1996-97: Began his rookie season with the Washington Capitals... Made his NHL debut on Oct. 5 vs. Chicago... Registered his first NHL point on Oct. 8 at Dallas... Had 19-19-38 with 11 PIM in 27 games with Portland of the AHL Tallied 8-5-13 with two PIM in 19 games with Boston OTHER: Tallied the gold medal-winning goal for Team Canada at the 2003 IIHF World Hockey Championships in Helsinki, Finland Represented Canada at the 1997 World Hockey Championships Won a gold medal Recorded 4-2-6 with four PIM in 11 games... Captured a gold medal with Team Canada at the 1994 World Junior Championships, appearing in seven matches and registering three goals and two assists for five points.

COLLEGE CAREER: Totaled 102-68-170 with 132 PIM in 154 games spanning four seasons with Michigan State 1995-96: Had 23-20-43 with 36 PIM in 42 games Was named CCHA Second Team All-Star 1994-95: Netted 34-17-51 with 40 PIM in 39 games Set career highs in goals and penalty minutes Tied a career high in games played Named to the NCAA West Second All-American Team and was a CCHA First Team All-Star 1993-94: Registered 30-24-54 with 36 PIM in 39 games Had career highs in assists and points Named CCHA First Team All-Star 1992-93: Had 15-7-22 with 20 PIM in 34 games.

PERSONAL: Single Spends the off-season in Los Angeles... Starred in television commercials for the 2002-2003 NHL "Center Ice" television package... Has a Great Dane.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Quebec's 11th pick, 220th overall, in the 1992 Entry Draft Rights transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated June 21, 1995 Traded to Washington by Colorado for Washington's 4th round choice in 1996 Entry Draft Apr. 3, 1996 Traded to Boston by Washington with Jim Carey, Jason Allison and Washington's 3rd round choice in 1997 Entry Draft for Bill Ranford, Adam Oates and Rick Tocchet Mar. 1, 1997 Signed as a free agent by Utah (IHL) with Boston retaining NHL rights Oct. 20, 1998 Traded to Edmonton by Boston with Boston's 1st and 2nd round picks in 2001 Entry Draft for Bill Guerin and future considerations Nov. 15, 2000 Traded to NY Rangers by Edmonton with Alex Pisa for Radek Dvorak and Cory Cross Mar. 11, 2003 Traded to Washington by NY Rangers for Jaromir Jagr Jan. 23, 2004 Traded to Los Angeles by Washington for Jared Aulin Mar. 8, 2004 Signed as a free agent by Vancouver Aug. 17, 2005 Signed as a free agent by Columbus Sept. 13, 2006.