On Saturday, LA Kings forward Jeff Carter played in his 1,000th regular-season game at STAPLES Center.
In what was also his 500th regular-season appearance as a member of the Kings, he scored the game-winning goal to give the Kings the victory over the Vegas Golden Knights.
"He's had a hell of a career," teammate Kyle Clifford said. "It's exciting to see. We're lucky to have him around."
The Kings honored Carter before they hosted the Edmonton Oilers at STAPLES Center on Thursday. Family, teammates and friends congratulated the forward on an impressive career thus far.
To make his 1,000th game even more special, Carter scored the game-winner in front of his family and friends to give the Kings the victory over the Vegas Golden Knights.
"I felt like that was giong to happen," Drew Doughty said. "Jeff's a goal scorer and what a big goal too."
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