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15 Reasons Why We Love Jeff Carter

We had to stop ourselves at just one reason for every season he's been in the league

by LA Kings @LAKings /

Everybody loves R̶a̶y̶m̶o̶n̶d̶ Jeff Carter.

We learned just how much the hockey community respects the 34-year-old London, Ontario-native as he reached the 1,000th game milestone.

Here are just a few of the reasons we're thankful he's on the Kings:

1. He's involved in the community with local charities
Helping every doggo find a home with Wags and Walks.

Tweet from @JeffCarter_77: We are proud to support pet adoption on #RememberMeThursday We want to see your rescue pet, RT with a photo of your rescue pet to educate & empower others to choose adoption 🐾 @WagsandWalks @HWAC @Megan_Carter_ @LAKingsCare

2. He rocks holiday PJs like no one else

Instagram from @lakings: Because what's better than Jeff Carter and Teddy Purcell walking around Hermosa Beach in matching pajamas and flip flops? Absolutely nothing. Watch the full episode now:

3. He's family-oriented and was raised with good values

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Jeff Carter w/ dad Jim and Lord Stanley. #stanleycup. #hockeyhallfame @LAKings. @NHL

4. We love his huge hits

Watch: Youtube Video

5. He throws a world-class harpoon

Watch: Youtube Video

6. His toothless smile

7. He could have a second career in volleyball

Instagram from @derekforbort4: Norwegian skin tone.

8. He's the best lockerroom DJ

"Carts is kind of our music guy. He just tells guys [that] whenever they have a good song they want on the playlist, just shoot him a note and he'll download it," defenseman Drew Doughty said.

9. He's a good dog dad

10. And a great dad to two cute kids

11. He knows his angles

Instagram from @jeffcarter_77 in the WS-J01, showing that he can be a Walter Sky model by day and an @lakings player...also by day.

12. He helped his country win an Olympic Gold Medal

13. His suit game is on point
Move over, Don Draper.

Tweet from @LAKings: Tonight, Jeff Carter is the @getjackblack & @FiveFour Best Dressed of the Game!

14. He gives the best hugs

15. He's a two-time Stanley Cup winner

Celebrate Jeff Carter's milestone tomorrow at STAPLES Center!
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