James Carson
James Carson
- Center
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
WEIGHT: 200
Shoots: Right
BIRTHDATE: 07/20/1968
BIRTHPLACE: Southfield, MI, USA
DRAFTED: LAK: 1986-2 overall

TEAMGPGAP+/-PIMPPSHGWG
REGULAR SEASON
DET 52252651 E 181304
LAK 34121022 -2 14401
SEASON TOTALS86373673 -2 321705
PLAYOFFS
LAK 18549 1 2200
GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG
REGULAR SEASON
626 275 286 561 -20 254 110 1 31
PLAYOFFS
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.