Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- John Carlson
John Carlson was born on January 1, 1990 in Natick, Massachusetts. He was selected 27th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Carlson played his junior hockey for the Indiana Ice of the USHL before joining the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League for the 2008-09 season.

Carlson was part of the gold medal-winning American team at the 2010 World Junior Championships, where he scored the game-winning goal in overtime of the gold medal game against Canada.

Carlson made his NHL debut for the Capitals on November 21, 2009 against the Montreal Canadiens and would split time between Washington and their AHL affiliate in Hershey for the 2009-10 season.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2005-06 New Jersey Rockets AtJHL 38 2 10 12 42
2006-07 New Jersey Rockets AtJHL 44 12 38 50 96
2006-07 Indiana Ice USHL 2 0 0 0 6 -2
2007-08 Indiana Ice USHL 59 12 31 43 72 +11 4 1 0 1 0
2008-09 London Knights OHL 59 16 60 76 65 +23 14 7 15 22 16
2008-09 Hershey Bears AHL 16 2 1 3 0
2009-10 Washington Capitals NHL 22 1 5 6 8 +11 7 1 3 4 0
2009-10 Hershey Bears AHL 48 4 35 39 26 +37 13 2 4 6 8
2009-10 United States WJC-A 7 4 3 7 2 +8
2010-11 Washington Capitals NHL 82 7 30 37 44 +21 9 2 1 3 4
2011-12 Washington Capitals NHL 82 9 23 32 22 -15 14 2 3 5 8
2012-13 Washington Capitals NHL 48 6 16 22 18 +11 7 0 1 1 4
NHL Totals 234 23 74 97 92 37 5 8 13 16


USHL All-Rookie Team (2008) USHL Second All-Star Team (2008) OHL Second All-Star Team (2009) Canadian Major Junior All-Rookie Team (2009) AHL All-Rookie Team (2010) NHL All-Rookie Team (2011)