Kenneth Wayne "Swoop" Carleton (born August 4, 1946) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Carleton played in the National Hockey League (NHL) and the World Hockey Association (WHA) in the 1960s and 1970s. He was a member of the 1970 Boston Bruins Stanley Cup champions.
Wayne Carleton at a 1970s-era Bruins reunion
August 4, 1946|
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||212 lb (96 kg; 15 st 2 lb)|
Toronto Maple Leafs
California Golden Seals
New England Whalers
Carleton was called up by the Toronto Maple Leafs, for 2 games, during the 1965–66 NHL season. He earned a regular spot with the Leafs the following season, and would later play with the Boston Bruins and California Golden Seals.
Carleton was a member of one Stanley Cup championship team, the 1969–70 Bruins. He was on the ice as the left wing on Derek Sanderson's line when Bobby Orr scored his famous Cup-clinching goal in the fourth game of the 1970 Stanley Cup Final.
Carleton played in the NHL until the 1971–72 NHL season, after which he moved to the WHA and played for the Ottawa Nationals, Toronto Toros, Edmonton Oilers, Birmingham Bulls, and New England Whalers.
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