By: KDKA-TV News Staff
SUNRISE, Fla. (KDKA) – Jeff carter has only been a Penguin for 22 games, including regular season and playoffs, but he’s scored 14 goals in the black and yellow.READ MORE: Last-Second Shot From Virginia's Jayden Gardner Sinks Pitt
When Carter put a puck past Florida Panthers’ goalie Sergei Bobrovsky on Thursday night, he became the latest NHL player to score 400 goals.
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 15, 2021
He joins teammates Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin as active players in the NHL with 400 or more goals.READ MORE: Know The Score: December 3, 2021
Carter, an 11th overall pick in 2003 by the Philadelphia Flyers, scored his first NHL goal as a member of the Flyers in 2005, also against the Florida Panthers.
The Penguins acquired Carter last season, trading two draft picks to the Los Angeles Kings for the goal-scoring center.MORE NEWS: Homeowner Convicted In Killings Of 2 Teens Smoking Marijuana Inside His Garage
During Carter’s time with Los Angeles, he won the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014.