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Name  John Carlson
Born  1/10/1990
Height  6-3
Weight  212
Shoots  R
3/15/2015 10:54:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman John Carlson's goal in the first period ended up being the game-winner Sunday versus Boston.
Insight: Washington defeated the Bruins 2-0, with Carlson scoring his 11th of the season, and he now has 47 points through 70 games. Nate Scmidt also tallied for Washington, his first goal of the season.
12/9/2014 10:15:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman John Carlson amassed seven shots on net and had an assist on Tuesday.
Insight: Carlson also led the team with a plus-two rating. He has four goals and 16 assists with a plus-seven rating in 27 games this season.
12/2/2014 9:48:00 PM
Description: Capitals defenseman John Carlson had an incredible game on Tuesday versus the Canucks.
Insight: Carlson scored two goals on two shots, added an assist and finished plus-three. He has four goals, 14 assists with a plus-three rating this season.
10/4/2014 5:39:00 PM
Description: It is unclear how Capitals defenseman John Carlson fits in new head coach Barry Trotz's system with a healthy Mike Green and the addition of Matt Niskanen.
Insight: All three are offensive defenseman and will compete for playing-time on the power play. Carlson should, however, receive top-four defenseman minutes and play some on the secondary power-play unit. Carlson has far less risk than Green or Niskanen because Carlson has not missed a regular-season game since his rookie year.
Hot2/2/2014 5:35:00 PM
Description: Washington defenseman John Carlson has generated six points in his last five games.
Insight: Carlson had a big month of November but he has otherwise been unreliable this season. The 24-year-old has a career-high 10 goals and 156 SOG but just 13 assists in 56 games.
Hot11/27/2013 10:26:00 AM
Description: All six of Washington defenseman John Carlson's goals and 10 of his 12 points have come in the month of November.
Insight: Carlson scored his sixth goal of the year and took seven SOG Wednesday against Ottawa. He has 71 SOG in 25 games.
11/23/2013 10:26:00 AM
Description: Washington defenseman John Carlson assisted on both of his team's goals Friday against Montreal.
Insight: With Mike Green out, Carlson has been Washington's top D-man on the power play recently. Green returned to the ice Friday night, but Carlson still saw plenty of time on the power play and had one of his assists with the man advantage. The 23-year-old has five goals, 11 points and 57 SOG in 23 games.
11/12/2013 9:54:00 PM
Description: Washington defenseman John Carlson scored a goal and had one assist Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Insight: Carlson has four goals and seven points in 19 games this season. He scored between 0.39 and 0.46 ppg in each of the previous three seasons.
4/16/2013 9:59:00 PM
Description: Washington defenseman John Carlson had a pair of helpers Tuesday against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Carlson has averaged 34.5 points per 82 games over the last two seasons and he is ahead of that with six goals and 22 points through 42 games this season.
3/26/2013 9:53:00 PM
Description: Washington defenseman John Carlson had one of his team's two goals Tuesday against the Islanders.
Insight: Carlson has averaged 34.5 points per 82 games over the last two seasons and he is ahead of that with five goals and 16 points through 33 games this season. The blueliner is on a four-game scoring streak.
3/7/2013 10:12:00 PM
Description: Washington defenseman John Carlson scored his fourth goal of the season Thursday versus Florida and added an assist.
Insight: Carlson has averaged 34.5 points over the last two seasons and he's on that pace again with 10 points in 22 games.
9/14/2012 10:12:00 PM
Description: Washington blue liner John Carlson signed a six-year $23.8 million extension on Friday.
Insight: Carlson finished with 23 assists last season but he killed fantasy owners with an awful plus/minus rating (-15).
4/30/2011 1:00:00 AM
Description: John Carlson left Game 1 on Friday in the third period with a possible back injury. ESPN
Insight: Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau said that he hopes to have Carlson back in his lineup for Game 2 on Sunday. Check back for further updates.
12/21/2010 11:16:00 PM
Description: John Carlson scored a goal and added an assist with a +4 in the Capitals' 5-1 win over New Jersey on Tuesday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: The rookie defenseman has 17 points (4g-13a) in 36 games, including points in three of his last four games.
12/2/2010 9:00:00 AM
Description: Carlson picked up an assist on Wednesday against the Blues.
Insight: Carlson has three points in his last four games to give him 12 points on the year. (RapidDraft.com)
11/27/2010 12:01:00 PM
Description: Carlson scored his third goal of the season on Friday against the Lightning.
Insight: Carlson has two points over his last two games and now has three goals and eight assists on the year. (RapidDraft.com)
11/6/2010 11:05:00 AM
Description: Carlson scored the game-winner in Friday night's victory over the Bruins, his second straight game with a point.
Insight: Carlson hasn't produced much in any category for the season. (RapidDraft.com)
10/14/2010 8:03:00 AM
Description: Carlson recorded an assist on Wednesday in a 2-1 win over the Islanders.
Insight: Carlson is heating up with points in three straight games. He has a goal and four assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)