Jeff Carter Pittsburgh Penguins logo

Age 37 Jan 1, 1985
London CAN
Center shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
219 lbs 99 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2012
Agent Richard Curran
Draft Year 2003
Drafted Overall 11
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Philadelphia Flyers logo

Transaction History
May 19, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter garnered four goals and one assist, including two power-play points, in seven playoff matches with the Rangers.
May 15, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter notched a power-play assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Rangers in Game 7.
May 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on six shots, logged three hits, blocked two shots and went minus-2 in Friday's 5-3 loss to the Rangers in Game 6.
May 9, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on two shots in Monday's 7-2 win over the Rangers.
May 7, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a pair of goals -- one on the power play and the other into an empty net -- in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Rangers in Game 3.
Apr 24, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter registered an assist in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Red Wings.
Apr 22, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (lower body) will play Saturday against the Red Wings, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Apr 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter is being evaluated for a lower-body injury after leaving Thursday's game versus the Bruins, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Apr 6, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter picked up a helper in Tuesday's 6-4 defeat to the Avalanche.
Mar 12, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 5-2 win over the Golden Knights.
Feb 10, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored the game-winning goal Thursday in a 2-0 victory over Ottawa.
Jan 26, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter agreed to terms on a two-year, $6.25 million contract extension with Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.
Jan 23, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter netted a goal in a 3-2 shootout win over the Jets on Sunday.
Jan 20, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter dished out two assists in Thursday's 6-4 win over Ottawa.
Jan 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter notched a pair of assists, including one on the power play, in Monday's 5-3 win over the Golden Knights.
Jan 11, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored twice, logged two hits and added two PIM in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Jan 8, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (not injury related) will play Saturday in Dallas.
Jan 6, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (not injury related) will remain unavailable versus the Flyers on Thursday, Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Jan 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (not injury related) will not be in the lineup against the Blues on Wednesday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Jan 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (COVID-19 protocols) returned to practice Wednesday after clearing the league's protocols, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Dec 31, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter was placed in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Friday.
Dec 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored in the extra frame Friday, helping the Penguins to a 3-2 overtime win over the Sabres.
Dec 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a pair of goals on four shots and went plus-3 in Monday's 6-1 win over the Kraken.
Dec 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter notched a power-play assist and added two hits in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Canucks.
Nov 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 6-3 loss to the Canadiens.
Nov 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter registered an assist in Monday's 3-1 win over the Jets.
Nov 9, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored twice on seven shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Blackhawks.
Oct 30, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter returned to action Saturday with four shots in 21:31 of ice time in a 4-2 loss to the Devils.
Oct 30, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (not injury related) will return to the lineup for Saturday's game against New Jersey, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Oct 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (not injury related) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with New Jersey.
Oct 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (COVID-19), as expected, was on the ice for Friday's practice session, indicating he cleared the league's protocols, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Oct 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (COVID-19) is slated to clear the league's protocols and resume practicing with the Penguins on Friday.
Oct 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter remains in the league's COVID-19 protocols and will not be available versus Tampa Bay on Tuesday but could be cleared soon with coach Mike Sullivan telling reporters, "It's my understanding that Carts comes out of it at the end of the week," Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Oct 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter (COVID-19) will not be available versus Toronto on Saturday, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Oct 21, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday but is currently asymptomatic, per Pens Inside Scoop.
Oct 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter provided a goal and an assist along with eight shots on goal in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
May 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on four shots in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Islanders in Game 6.
May 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored twice, including once on the power play, and had a pair of shots in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Islanders in Game 3. He also won 14 of 20 faceoffs.
May 18, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on three shots and added a pair of hits in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Islanders in Game 2.
May 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored four goals in Thursday's chaotic 8-4 win over the Sabres.
Apr 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on five shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Bruins.
Apr 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jeff Carter | Carter notched an assist for his first point as a Penguin in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Sabres.
Apr 11, 2021 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Jeff Carter from the Los Angeles Kings for a Conditional 2022 third round Pick and Conditional 2023 fourth round pick (condition met, upgraded to 3rd round pick)
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Apr 10, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, served two PIM and added a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Sharks.
Apr 7, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on two shots and added four hits in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 29, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter posted an assist in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Golden Knights.
Mar 21, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on three shots and added two PIM in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Mar 10, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter produced an assist, four shots on goal and two hits in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.
Mar 5, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on two shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Blues.
Feb 26, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on two shots in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Wild.
Feb 18, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on three shots and added two PIM in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over the Coyotes.
Feb 16, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter posted a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Wild.
Feb 11, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a power-play goal in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Sharks.
Jan 21, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter produced a power-play assist in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Avalanche.
Jan 15, 2021 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on seven shots and added an assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Wild.
Dec 30, 2020 Los Angeles Kings | Jeff Carter | Carter has been cleared to take contact, Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Feb 24, 2018 Activated Los Angeles Kings | activated C Jeff Carter from injured reserve.
Nov 25, 2013 Activated Los Angeles Kings | activated C Jeff Carter from injured reserve.
Nov 1, 2013 Injured Los Angeles Kings | placed C Jeff Carter on IR.
Feb 23, 2012 Trade Los Angeles Kings | (Jeff Carter) has been acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets for Jack Johnson and a conditional first-round selection in either the 2012 or 2013 draft.
Feb 2, 2012 Activated Columbus Blue Jackets | (Jeff Carter) activated from injury reserve.
Oct 18, 2011 Columbus Blue Jackets | (Jeff Carter) placed center on injured reserve.
Nov 13, 2010 Philadelphia Flyers | (Jeff Carter) signed to a multi-year contract extension.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Jeff Carter
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins logo 76 19 26 45 -8 38 999 43.70 49.80 -5.70 47.00 -6.70 0.66 1.56
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2000-2001 Strathroy Rockets GOHL 49 27 20 47 10
2001-2002 Soo Greyhounds OHL 63 18 17 35 12 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2001-2002 Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 6 5 3 8 4
Draft Yr 2002-2003 Soo Greyhounds OHL 61 35 36 71 55 Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0
Draft Yr 2002-2003 Canada U18 WJC-18 7 2 4 6 2
2003-2004 Soo Greyhounds OHL 57 36 30 66 26
2003-2004 Canada U20 WJC-20 6 5 2 7 2
2003-2004 OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 2 1 0 1 0
2004-2005 Soo Greyhounds OHL 55 34 40 74 40 Playoffs 7 5 5 10 0
2004-2005 Canada U20 WJC-20 6 7 3 10 6
2004-2005 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 3 0 1 1 4 Playoffs 21 12 11 23 0
2004-2005 OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 2 0 2 2 0
2005-2006 Canada WC 9 4 2 6 2
2005-2006 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 81 23 19 42 40 Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0
2006-2007 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 62 14 23 37 48
2007-2008 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 29 24 53 55 1,035 53.16 52.53 6.98 49.15 3.95 0.93 1.45 Playoffs 17 6 5 11 0
2008-2009 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 46 38 84 68 1,132 55.56 47.37 -0.73 47.25 -0.70 1.27 2.49 Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
2009-2010 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 74 33 28 61 38 969 50.60 53.46 0.87 51.90 1.21 1.11 1.92 Playoffs 12 5 2 7 0
2010-2011 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 36 30 66 39 1,085 64.95 56.18 6.98 52.44 2.98 1.38 2.38 Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0
2011-2012 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 39 15 10 25 14 564 41.18 44.78 -3.88 47.23 -0.21 0.74 1.38
2011-2012 Los Angeles Kings NHL 16 6 3 9 2 216 41.67 55.69 -5.05 53.42 -5.98 0.55 1.39 Playoffs 20 8 5 13 0
2012-2013 Los Angeles Kings NHL 48 26 7 33 16 611 46.43 59.01 4.69 56.04 -1.07 1.47 1.87 Playoffs 18 6 7 13 0
2013-2014 Los Angeles Kings NHL 72 27 23 50 44 936 54.05 54.70 0.28 57.31 0.02 0.90 1.92 Playoffs 26 10 15 25 0
2013-2014 Canada OG 6 3 2 5 2
2014-2015 Los Angeles Kings NHL 82 28 34 62 28 1,053 59.30 58.44 5.36 57.10 1.70 0.85 2.39
2015-2016 Los Angeles Kings NHL 77 24 38 62 20 1,022 53.95 54.22 -0.17 56.65 -0.50 0.53 1.94 Playoffs 5 2 0 2 0
2016-2017 Los Angeles Kings NHL 82 32 34 66 41 1,038 54.22 53.91 -0.55 53.89 -0.45 0.87 1.97
2017-2018 Los Angeles Kings NHL 27 13 9 22 2 332 54.84 49.81 -0.12 47.44 -3.36 0.90 1.81 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 Los Angeles Kings NHL 76 13 20 33 42 1,033 41.18 45.83 -1.79 46.48 -1.71 0.41 0.87
2019-2020 Los Angeles Kings NHL 60 17 10 27 36 764 38.30 51.00 -1.70 53.00 -1.30 1.02 1.49
2020-2021 Los Angeles Kings NHL 40 8 11 19 22 480 50.00 49.60 2.00 49.80 0.60 0.87 1.62
2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 14 9 2 11 0 188 75.00 54.60 5.80 53.80 3.20 2.23 4.14 Playoffs 6 4 1 5 0
2021-2022 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 76 19 26 45 38 999 43.70 49.80 -5.70 47.00 -6.70 0.66 1.56 Playoffs 7 4 1 5 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date January 26, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Richard Curran
Standard Contract | 2 Years $6,250,000 3.79% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $3,125,000 $3,125,000
UFA
AAV $3,125,000 $3,125,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $3,250,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $3,250,000 $3,000,000
Minors Salary $3,250,000 $3,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Philadelphia Flyers logo
Signing Date November 13, 2010
Signing Status RFA
Agent Richard Curran
Standard Contract | 11 Years $58,000,000 8.20% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727
UFA
AAV $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727 $5,272,727
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $6,500,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $6,000,000 $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $6,500,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $6,000,000 $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $6,500,000 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
* Retained 50% of contract was retained by Los Angeles Kings in trade to Pittsburgh Penguins
Signing Team Philadelphia Flyers logo
Signing Date June 27, 2008
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 3 Years $15,000,000 8.82% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
RFA
AAV $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,500,000
Minors Salary $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Philadelphia Flyers logo
Signing Date July 27, 2005
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,827,200 2.42% of cap space
2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008
Cap Hit $942,400 $942,400 $942,400
RFA
AAV $942,400 $942,400 $942,400
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $659,700 $659,700 $942,400
Signing Bonuses $282,700 $282,700 $0
Total Salary $942,400 $942,400 $942,400
Minors Salary $70,300 $70,300 $70,300
Clauses
UFA Year