James Carson
JamesCarson
position: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
Shoots: Right
WEIGHT: 200
birthdate: 07/20/1968
hometown: Southfield, MI, USA
DRAFTED: LAK: 1986-2 overall
  • 1987-1988 SEASON STATISTICS
seasonGPGAP+/-PIMPPSHGWG
Regular805552107 -19 452207
playoffs5538 -2 4100
  • CAREER STATS
regular
GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG
626 275 286 561 -20 254 110 1 31
playoffs
GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG
55 17 15 32 -2 22 4 0 2
QMJHL Offensive Rookie of the Year) (1985) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1986) NHL All-Rookie Team (1987) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1989) Traded to Edmonton by Los Angeles with Martin Gelinas, Los Angeles' 1st round choices in 1989 (later traded to New Jersey New Jersey selected Jason Miller), 1991 (Martin Rucinsky) and 1993 (Nick Stajduhar) Entry Drafts and cash for Wayne Gretzky, Mike Krushelnyski and Marty McSorley, August 9, 1988. Traded to Detroit by Edmonton with Kevin McClelland and Edmonton's 5th round choice (later traded to Montreal Montreal selected Brad Layzell) in 1991 Entry Draft for Petr Klima, Joe Murphy, Adam Graves and Jeff Sharples, November 2, 1989. Traded to Los Angeles by Detroit with Marc Potvin and Gary Shuchuk for Paul Coffey, Sylvain Couturier and Jim Hiller, January 29, 1993. Traded to Vancouver by Los Angeles for Dixon Ward, January 8, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, July 15, 1994.