The Minnesota Wild has signed free agent forward Ryan Carter to a one-year contract for the 2014-15 season.
Carter, 31, totaled 10 points (7-3=10) and 35 penalty minutes (PIM) in 62 games with the New Jersey Devils in 2013-14. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound native of White Bear Lake, Minn., has totaled 68 points (31-37=68) and 341 PIM in 360 career games during parts of seven NHL seasons. He has added 12 points (7-5=12) and 38 PIM in 43 playoff games during his NHL career. Carter played two seasons at Minnesota State University – Mankato.