Keith Edward Carney (born February 3, 1970) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman. He last played for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 2007–08 season.
February 3, 1970|
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
|National team||United States|
76th overall, 1988|
Keith Carney was drafted 76th overall in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, after attending the prestigious Mount Saint Charles Academy. He then played for the University of Maine. On March 8, 1992, Keith made his NHL debut in a match against the New York Islanders. Two weeks later on March 22, he scored his first goal in the NHL against the Chicago Blackhawks. After playing 14 games that rookie season, he then played 30 games at the NHL level the following campaign.
On February 24, 2008, Keith Carney played in his 1,000th NHL game, becoming only the 29th American (14th active defenseman at the time, and since the conclusion of the 2007/2008 NHL season) to accomplish this honor.
On April 11, 2008, in game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Colorado Avalanche, playing with the Minnesota Wild, he became the oldest defenseman to score an overtime goal in NHL playoffs history at 38 years of age.
On November 11, 2008, Keith Carney retired after 17 years in the NHL. Keith and his family live in Paradise Valley, Arizona.
On January 15, 2009, Carney signed a playoffs contract with Swiss National League club SC Bern.
In September 2009, he accepted an invitation to the Vancouver Canucks main training camp to try to earn an NHL contract. After further reflection he decided instead to retire for a second time. He was a scout for the Chicago Blackhawks from 2009-2011, and received a Stanley Cup ring with the Blackhawks in 2010. He currently coaches a youth hockey team in Paradise Valley, Arizona.
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|1987–88||Mount St. Charles Academy||High-RI||23||12||43||55||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|1988–89||University of Maine||HE||40||4||22||26||24||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||University of Maine||HE||41||3||41||44||43||—||—||—||—||—|
|1990–91||University of Maine||HE||40||7||49||56||38||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||60||5||9||14||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||81||4||18||22||65||21||0||4||4||16|
|2003–04||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||69||2||5||7||42||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||61||2||16||18||48||—||—||—||—||—|
- ESPN - Keith Carney Stats, News, Photos - Minnesota Wild
- 2008 UFA and RFA Lists
- The Fourth Period :: Minnesota Wild :: Minnesota won't re-sign Carney, Hill Archived 2008-06-19 at the Wayback Machine
- Legends of Hockey - NHL Player Search - Player - Keith Carney
- Minnesota Wild - Team: Keith Carney Official Player Page Archived 2008-03-13 at the Wayback Machine
- Carney signs two-year deal with Wild
- ESPN - Minnesota Wild Statistics - NHL Hockey
- Gameday: Wild vs. Calgary Archived 2008-05-08 at the Wayback Machine
- ESPN - NHL - National Hockey League
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-04-28. Retrieved 2008-11-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- "Hockey East All-Rookie Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
- "Hockey East All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
- "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
| Minnesota Wild captain