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James Carson
position: Center
Shoots: Right
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Drafted: Los Angeles
Round: 1st
Draft Year: 1986
Overall: 2nd
Born: 07/20/1968
Birthplace: Southfield, MI, USA
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11/18/1995 PHI000+00000
11/15/1995 OTT000+00000
11/14/1995 @ NJD000+00000
11/11/1995 NYR000+00000
10/28/1995 @ BOS000-10000
Career Notes
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.