Found February 26, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
Alexander Crofoot – Roughly two seasons ago, Flyers fans watched helplessly as Patrick Kane scored in the overtime of Game 6 in the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup finals.  That season may be best described as a miraculous run, starting with the Flyers battling for a playoff spot on the last day of the season, defeating the Rangers in a shootout.  The current Flyers hardly resemble the 2009-2010 team.  A season where Claude Giroux was not quite yet an NHL star and Jaromir Jagr was no where to be found in the NHL.  But not unlike this years team, those Flyers were led by two incredible offensive players.  Only the names were Jeff Carter, and Mike Richards. During that 2009-10 regular season, Carter managed to produce 61 points (33 goals, 28 assists) and 7 (5 goals, 2 assists) in the playoffs.  And while Richards’ regular season 62 point total (31 goals, 31 assists) are almost identical to Carters’, the ex-captain of the Flyers posted an incredible 23 points in the playoffs (7 goals, 16 assists...

Matthew Barry: What's Wrong With Mike Richards?

ONE goal in 29 games. ONE! That's not exactly what the Kings brass had in mind when they traded Simmonds and Schenn for him. Even his boyfriend couldn't help him out these past two games. Even since his concussion by Sean Bergenheim, he hasn't been the same. Or has he? Maybe it's simply Terry Murray/Darryl Sutter's antiquated defensive system. Maybe...

Kings' Carter not surprised by trade (AP)

Jeff Carter realizes the Los Angeles Kings expect their newest acquisition to score goals immediately and often. The NHL's lowest-scoring team hopes Carter can solve enough of its offensive woes to get the Kings back to the playoffs. Carter reported to Staples Center on Saturday and passed his physical after arriving from Columbus in a trade for defenseman Jack Johnson and a conditional...

Jeff Carter traded for Jack Johnson

The Columbus Blue Jackets have shipped forward Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings for defenseman Jack Johnson and a first-round draft pick (either in 2012 or 2013). "Jeff is a proven goal scorer in our league," Kings GM Dean Lombardi said. "He brings goal-scoring abilities, speed, and at his age, he is entering the prime of his career. We also like his versatility...

Carter says Kings are 'new chapter' in career

Jeff Carter joined his new team in the Kings on Saturday.

Royal Gamble

There’s no doubt the Jeff Carter trade makes the Los Angeles Kings a better hockey team.  Trading for one of the most prolific goal-scorers over the last four seasons is a sure-fire way to upgrade your roster.  The question is, does the trade help the Kings become a Stanley Cup contender? Let’s start with the facts. To describe the Los Angeles offense as anemic is an understatement...

Kings-Wild Preview

Even with newcomer Jeff Carter in the mix, the Los Angeles Kings still can't find a way to consistency score goals. Trying to move into playoff position, the Kings hope to find more production and bounce back from their latest loss Tuesday night when they visit the Minnesota Wild. Los Angeles (28-23-12) made a big splash when it acquired the talented Carter from Columbus in...

Eric Sharp: Now's the time for your family to start bird watching

About 20 years ago Jeff Carter was looking out his dining room window in Battle Creek on a March morning when he spotted a robin and called it to the attention of his two children, Sam and Janie. Back then, a robin in early March was as rare as a politician who didn't blame his opponents for everything from economic woes to flu outbreaks.

Preview #63: As trade deadline looms, Predators host Kings Monday night

Season Records Los Angeles Kings 28-22-12 Nashville Predators 36-19-7 Newest King Jeff Carter has a hat trick against the Predators this season as a member of the Columbus Blue Jackets The NHL’s trade deadline is Monday afternoon at 2 pm CT. If the Predators make any additional moves, their roster could look very different from the team that beat the San Jose Sharks by a 6-2 score...

New Kings, or Old Flyers?

With the trade deadline approaching, Los Angeles Kings’ GM Dean Lombardi was under a lot of pressure to make a move and bring more offense to LA. Despite a star studded young roster, the Kings rank last in the NHL in scoring averaging just 2.1 goals per game. The only reason the Kings are still in the playoff race despite the lack of goal scoring is their stingy defense, which...

TRH Gameday 62 - Chicago Blackhawks: Carter Can

Game #62 LA KINGS27-22-1266 pts, 10th in Western ConferencevsCHICAGO BLACKHAWKS33-22-773 pts, 6th in Western Conference  Season Series Tied 1-1 5:00pm (!), Staples CenterLos Angeles, CA BEST CURRENT KINGS TO PLAY AGAINST THE CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS IN THE STANLEY CUP FINALS WHILE PLAYING FOR THE PHILADELPHIA FLYERS: BEST OPPOSITION BLOGS:Blackhawks Down LowHockeenightSecond...

Game 63: Los Angeles @ Nashville – Trade Deadline and Hockey to Be Played

Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images Amidst the excitement of the trade deadline, there is still hockey on tap tonight as the L.A. Kings come into Bridgestone Arena for a 7 P.M. battle against the Nashville Predators. The Kings won their only meeting on November 8th by a score of 4-3 but conditions have turned and it’s Nashville standing alone at 5th in the Western Conference and L...

Detroit vs Columbus: Worst Team Ever?

Detroit heads to Columbus tonight where they should have absolutely no problem ending their losing streak against the worst team in the NHL. Columbus has become even weaker as of late. They traded away Jeff Carter, Samuel Pahlsson and Antoine Vermette.Puck drops at 7pm on FSD+Click the jump for more Detroit is now 4th in the west after their 3-game skid let the Blues claw their...

Kings try to stay focused with trade deadline looming

They have acquired Jeff Carter from Columbus for Jack Johnson and have signed Willie Mitchell to a contract extension. General Manager Dean Lombardi says the Kings are "not peddling" Dustin Brown.You could never quite call it a circus-type atmosphere for the Kings at the Toyota Sports Center, not with the Lakers occupying part of the El Segundo complex.
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