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USA John Carlson

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Database: 917 811 players
Last added: Kristian Sevcu
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Nathan Smith 25 14 23 37
2. Hank Crone 23 9 24 33
3. Colin Theisen 27 16 16 32
4. Owen Sillinger 24 12 20 32
5. Matthew Kopperud 26 14 17 31
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
32
Height
6'3" / 190 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Contract
25/26
Cap Hit
$8,000,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
2-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 2
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 New Jersey Rockets 13U AAA AYHL 13U 25 20 15 35 50 |
2004-05 New Jersey Rockets 14U AAA AYHL 14U 25 15 18 33 32 |
2005-06 New Jersey Rockets AtJHL 38 2 10 12 42 |
2006-07 New Jersey Rockets AtJHL 44 12 38 50 96 |
Indiana Ice USHL 2 0 0 0 6 -2 |
2007-08 Indiana Ice USHL 59 12 31 43 72 11 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0 2
2008-09 London Knights OHL 59 16 60 76 65 23 | Playoffs 14 7 15 22 16 11
Hershey Bears AHL 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 16 2 1 3 0 3
2009-10 Washington Capitals NHL 22 1 5 6 8 11 | Playoffs 7 1 3 4 0 6
Hershey Bears AHL 48 4 35 39 26 37 | Playoffs 13 2 4 6 8 7
USA U20 “A” WJC-20 7 3 4 7 2 8 |
2010-11 Washington Capitals NHL 82 7 30 37 44 21 | Playoffs 9 2 1 3 4 -2
2011-12 Washington Capitals NHL 82 9 23 32 22 -15 | Playoffs 14 2 3 5 8 -1
2012-13 Washington Capitals NHL 48 6 16 22 18 11 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 4 -4
2013-14 Washington Capitals NHL 82 10 27 37 22 -3 |
USA OG 6 1 1 2 0 1 |
2014-15 Washington Capitals NHL 82 12 43 55 28 11 | Playoffs 14 1 5 6 4 3
2015-16 Washington Capitals NHL 56 8 31 39 14 16 | Playoffs 12 5 7 12 4 -2
2016-17 Washington Capitals NHL 72 9 28 37 10 7 | Playoffs 13 2 2 4 4 1
USA WCup 2 0 0 0 0 -3 |
2017-18 Washington Capitals NHL 82 15 53 68 32 0 | Playoffs 24 5 15 20 8 11
2018-19 Washington Capitals NHL 80 13 57 70 34 21 | Playoffs 7 0 5 5 6 0
2019-20 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 69 15 60 75 26 12 | Playoffs 5 0 6 6 2 -11
2020-21 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 52 10 34 44 12 -5 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 6 -2
2021-22 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 38 8 24 32 6 12 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Sat 15/01 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Tue 11/01 Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins
Sun 09/01 Washington Capitals @ Minnesota Wild
Sat 08/01 Washington Capitals @ St. Louis Blues
Sun 02/01 Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils
Sat 01/01 Washington Capitals @ Detroit Red Wings
Thu 30/12 Washington Capitals vs Nashville Predators
Mon 20/12 Washington Capitals vs Los Angeles Kings
Sat 18/12 Washington Capitals @ Winnipeg Jets
Thu 16/12 Washington Capitals @ Chicago Blackhawks
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 48 4 35 39 0.81 26 37 | 2 29 4 5 9 0.31 8 10
AtJHL 2 82 14 48 62 0.76 138 - | 0
AYHL 13U 1 25 20 15 35 1.40 50 - | 0
AYHL 14U 1 25 15 18 33 1.32 32 - | 0
NHL 13 847 123 431 554 0.65 276 99 | 11 117 18 50 68 0.58 50 -1
OG 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 0 1 | 0
OHL 1 59 16 60 76 1.29 65 23 | 1 14 7 15 22 1.57 16 11
USHL 2 61 12 31 43 0.70 78 9 | 1 4 1 0 1 0.25 0 2
WCup 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 -3 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 3 4 7 1.00 2 8 | 0
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Teamwork
18
Puckhandling
18
Passing
18
Leadership
17

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Alexander Ovechkin (F) 2009-2022 13 Washington Capitals
Nicklas Bäckström (F) 2009-2022 13 Washington Capitals
Dmitri Orlov (D) 2011-2022 11 Washington Capitals
Braden Holtby (G) 2009-2020 11 Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
06/25/2018
06/25/2018 Extension Washington Capitals Washington Capitals
09/14/2012
09/14/2012 Extension Washington Capitals Washington Capitals
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2008, 2 #33 overall by London Knights in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for London Knights

Cult/Star player for Washington Capitals

Career transactions
- 2008-11-13 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Washington Capitals

Other memorable dates
- 2010-01-05 • Scored the overtime winner in the WJC final vs Canada
- 2010-01-21 • Made his NHL debut (at Pittsburgh; 1 assist, 17:43 TOI
- 2010-03-25 • Scored his first career NHL goal (at Carolina vs Manny Legace

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