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LA Kings Set to Honor Jeff Carter for 1000 Games Played

Carter scored the game-winning goal in his milestone game

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

 

On Saturday Jeff Carter became a member of the 1,000 NHL Games Played club. It was also his 500th game in an LA Kings sweater, in which he scored the game-winning goal against the Vegas Golden Knights. The forward will be honored tomorrow at center ice prior to the Kings vs. Edmonton Oilers game STAPLES Center. 

 

Video: VGK@LAK: Carter nets go-ahead goal in milestone game

The ceremony, which recognized an official NHL Milestone and will be hosted by Kings Hall of Fame Radio Play-by-Play Announcer Nick Nickson, will air live on FOX Sports West and the LA Kings Audio Network.

Carter became the 338th player in NHL history to reach the 1,000 games played plateau and the 23rd to do so while skating in a Kings sweater. All time he is the 57th player to have played for the Kings to reach the milestone. Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar have each played in more than 1,000 games.  

In the meantime, get excited for the game with some of our favorite Carter moments: 

A look at 15 reasons why we love Jeff Carter. 

Seven of our Favorite Jeff Carter Moments

 His current and former teammates joined in congratulating Carter on the moment: 

Tweet from @jarretstoll: Congrats @JeffCarter_77 on #1000 today..great teammate great player 🤙🏼@LAKings @FoxSportsWest pic.twitter.com/1OLFGOPGk9

Tweet from @tytoff16: Congrats @JeffCarter_77 on 1000 @NHL games! pic.twitter.com/VgFe3X9cdp

Instagram from @anzekopitar: Congrats Carts on your great accomplishment!!! #1000gamesclub @jeffcarter_77

 

Celebrate Jeff Carter's milestone with the LA Kings on Thursday at STAPLES Center. 

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