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Carter Ashton

Carter Ashton  #37

Tampa Bay Lightning  Right Wing
NUMBER: 37 BIRTHDATE: April 1, 1991  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: TBL / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (29th overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15: Held pointless in his regular season debut on Oct. 31 at Columbus. Was assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL) for purposes of conditioning on December 19. Collected two assists in three games during his conditioning stint with the Marlies. Was recalled December 27. Played 7:29 on Dec. 28 at Florida in his first game since November 4 at Arizona. Season Stats: Home: 1 GP, 0-0-0 Road: 6 GP, 0-0-0 Career as a Maple Leaf: 54 GP, 0-3-3 Career Notables: 2007-08: Won a Gold Medal with Team Canada at the U17 World Hockey Championships 2010-11: Won a Silver Medal with Team Canada at the U20 World Junior Hockey Championships 2013-14: Ranked 1st (tie) on Marlies in playoff penalty minutes...Collected 1st NHL point Oct. 8 vs. Colorado...Registered 3 fighting majors for the Maple Leafs
Traded to Toronto by Tampa Bay for Keith Aulie, February 27, 2012. Missed remainder of 2014-15 as a healthy reserve and due to a 20-game suspension for violating terms of the NHL/NHLPA Program for Performance Enhancing Substances, November 6, 2014. Traded to Tampa Bay by Toronto with David Broll for future considerations, February 6, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Nizhny Novgorod (KHL), July 21, 2015.
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