Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Brett Carson
Brett Carson was born on November 29, 1985 in Regina, Saskatchewan. He began his junior career with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the WHL before being moved to the Calgary Hitmen in 2003. Drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in 2004, Carson began his profession career with the club's ECHL affiliate, the Florida Everblades in 2006 before joining the Albany River rats of the AHL for the majority of the next three seasons.

In 2008-09, Carson made his NHL debut, appearing in five games for Carolina.

Carson managed to appear in 54 games for the Hurricanes during the 2009-10 season, but found himself back in the American Hockey League for the start of the 2010-11 campaign. Though he did get into 13 games for the Hurricanes, he was placed on waivers and claimed by the Calgary Flames on February 28, 2011.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1999-00 Pipestone Valley SSMHL 8 0 0 0 0
2000-01 Pipestone Valley SSMHL 31 5 17 22 20
2001-02 Yorkton Terriers SMHL 41 16 37 53 32
2001-02 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 6 0 0 0 0 -1 12 2 0 2 0
2002-03 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 28 1 4 5 28 +8
2002-03 Calgary Hitmen WHL 30 3 6 9 4 -1 5 2 1 3 0
2003-04 Calgary Hitmen WHL 71 5 27 32 49 +14 7 0 0 0 6
2004-05 Calgary Hitmen WHL 61 8 16 24 61 +12 8 2 2 4 8
2005-06 Calgary Hitmen WHL 72 11 29 40 62 +13 13 1 6 7 20
2006-07 Albany River Rats AHL 63 2 16 18 26 +4 5 0 2 2 0
2006-07 Florida Everblades ECHL 3 1 1 2 0 0
2007-08 Albany River Rats AHL 77 2 22 24 32 -12 7 1 3 4 11
2008-09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 5 0 0 0 4 -3
2008-09 Albany River Rats AHL 69 6 29 35 34 -20
2009-10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 54 2 10 12 12 +5
2009-10 Albany River Rats AHL 14 3 8 11 0 +4
2010-11 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 13 0 0 0 4 +7
2010-11 Charlotte Checkers AHL 38 4 16 20 14 +12
2010-11 Calgary Flames NHL 6 0 0 0 0 +2
2011-12 Calgary Flames NHL 2 0 0 0 0 -2
2011-12 Abbotsford Heat AHL 34 2 6 8 10 -6 3 0 0 0 2
2012-13 Abbotsford Heat AHL 26 6 5 11 16 -5
2012-13 Calgary Flames NHL 10 0 1 1 0 -1
2013-14 AIK Solna Sweden 49 3 7 10 43
2013-14 AIK Solna Sweden-Q 10 2 2 4 2
NHL Totals 90 2 11 13 20


SMHL First All-Star Team (2002) SMHL Top Defenseman (2002) WHL East First All-Star Team (2006) Claimed on waivers by Calgary from Carolina, February 28, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to back injury in pre-seaon training . Signed as a free agent by Solna (Sweden), September 8, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Vienna (Austria), July 9, 2014.