Gene Carr (ice hockey)

Eugene William Carr (born September 17, 1951) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward who played 465 games in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the St. Louis Blues, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins and Atlanta Flames.

Gene Carr
Born (1951-09-17) September 17, 1951 (age 69)
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for St. Louis Blues
New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
Pittsburgh Penguins
Atlanta Flames
NHL Draft 4th overall, 1971
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1971–1979

Born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Carr's father, Red Carr, also played in the NHL. Having been chosen fourth overall in the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft, Carr is currently the highest drafted BC-born player in NHL history.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967–68 Kelowna Buckaroos BCHL
1968-69 Kelowna Buckaroos BCHL 32 22 54 89
1969–70 Flin Flon Bombers WCHL 60 22 51 73 118 6 6 5 11 4
1970–71 Flin Flon Bombers WCHL 62 36 68 104 150 17 12 18 30 42
1971–72 St. Louis Blues NHL 15 3 2 5 9
1971–72 New York Rangers NHL 59 8 8 16 25 16 1 3 4 21
1972–73 New York Rangers NHL 50 9 10 19 50 1 0 1 1 0
1973–74 New York Rangers NHL 29 1 5 6 15
1973–74 Providence Reds AHL 10 4 10 14 18
1973–74 Los Angeles Kings NHL 21 6 11 17 36 5 2 1 3 14
1974–75 Los Angeles Kings NHL 80 7 32 39 103 3 1 2 3 29
1975–76 Los Angeles Kings NHL 38 8 11 19 16
1976–77 Los Angeles Kings NHL 68 15 12 27 25 9 1 1 2 2
1977–78 Los Angeles Kings NHL 5 2 0 2 4
1977–78 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 70 17 37 54 76
1978–79 Atlanta Flames NHL 30 3 8 11 6 1 0 0 0 0
1978–79 Tulsa Oilers CHL 22 4 8 12 35
NHL totals 465 79 136 215 365 35 5 8 13 66

AwardsEdit

  • WCHL All-Star Team – 1971

External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Gary Edwards
St. Louis Blues first round draft pick
1971
Succeeded by
Wayne Merrick