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Jeff Carter
NUMBER: 77 BIRTHDATE: January 1, 1985  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: London, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 212 DRAFTED: PHI / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)
-Has five points (2-3=5) in the last five games -Leads the team in goals (28) and GWG (five) -His 28 goals this season are his most as a King -Scored his first SHG of the season (last: Oct. 21, 2013 vs. CGY), Mar. 3 at EDM -Had a six-game point streak (4-6=10), Feb. 9-21...tied for the longest streak by a King this season (third time) -The Kings are 15-1-0 this season when he tallies more than one point -Tied his career-high in both points and assists (1-3=4; set earlier this season), Dec. 18 vs. STL Last 5 Games: -Tallied 17:38 TOI, Apr. 9 at CGY...won 10-of-18 faceoffs (56%) -Recorded two takeaways and two blocked shots in 16:35 TOI, Apr. 7 at EDM -Registered an assist (0-1=1) on five shots in 17:23 TOI, Apr. 6 at VAN -Logged two assists (0-2=2) on five shots in 16:10 TOI, Apr. 4 vs. COL -Scored two goals (2-0=2) on six shots in 15:59 TOI, Apr. 2 vs. EDM...won 11-of-20 faceoffs (55%)
OHL Second All-Star Team (2004) OHL First All-Star Team (2005) Canadian Major Junior Sportsman of the Year (2005) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2005) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009) Traded to Columbus by Philadelphia for Jakub Voracek and Columbus's 1st (Sean Couturier) and 3rd (Nick Cousins) round choices in 2011 Entry Draft, June 23, 2011. Traded to Los Angeles by Columbus for Jack Johnson and Los Angeles' 1st round choice (Marko Dano) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 23, 2012.
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We have to develop into a good team. We have to develop the pieces now that are a little more evident and in place to become a good team. It's not there yet.

— Sabres coach Dan Bylsma on new Buffalo players working together