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Rob Blake said Carter (ankle) will hopefully join the team at practice following their road trip.

Carter has been out since October after having surgery to repair a cut on his ankle. It's encouraging to hear he might be practicing with the team again soon, but given that they haven't even finalized that timeline yet, it's best to consider him week-to-week for now.

Source: Joshua Cooper 02/15/18, 11:15 am EST

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Carter is expected to miss multiple weeks with a lower-body injury.

Carter was reportedly cut by a skate blade in the Kings’ win over the Canadiens on Wednesday and is expected to miss a couple of weeks. It’s still too early for an exact timetable, so expect the Kings to update his status in the next 24 hours. This is a huge loss for the Kings, but should afford Adrian Kempe extra playing time, especially after a four-point performance last night.

Source: Bob McKenzie 10/19/17, 6:16 am EST

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Carter (upper-body) is expected to return to the Kings lineup on Thursday.

Carter has missed the last five games with an upper-body injury, but he has taken part in line rushes the last two days, which suggests that he will return tonight vs. the Maple Leafs. Carter has 11 goals and 17 assists (28 points) in 34 games this season.

Source: Jon Rosen 01/7/16, 12:25 pm EST

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Carter (upper-body) will travel to Colorado for Monday's game.

Carter has missed the last four games with an upper-body injury, but he will travel to Colorado for Monday’s game, which suggests that he might play vs. the Avalanche. It is only a one game road trip, so he wouldn’t be travelling if there was no chance he plays.

Source: Jon Rosen 01/3/16, 10:43 am EST

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Carter took the morning off, but will be in the lineup vs. Montreal.

Carter was held off of the ice this morning, but he is expected to play tonight vs. the Candadiens. Carter looks like he will have a new linemate tonight with Milan Lucic moving to the top line and Michael Mersch moving to Carter’s wing. He has 11 goals and 16 assists (27 points) in 30 games this season.

Source: Amanda Stein 12/17/15, 11:51 am EST

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Carter (undisclosed) missed Wednesday’s practice; but is expected to play on Thursday.

Carter missed Kings practice this morning but is reportedly fine and is expected to play on Thursday vs. the Flames. Nick Shore skated in his spot this morning, so if Carter is unable to go for whatever reason, expect Shore to replace him between Dwight King and Tyler Toffoli.

Source: Lisa Dillman 02/11/15, 9:24 am EST

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Carter will skate on the Kings’ top line on Monday.

Carter, who usually plays on ‘That 70’s line’ with Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson, moved to the top-line on Monday with both Toffoli (mono) and Person (broken leg) out indefinitely. Carter is skating with Anze Kopitar and Marian Gaborik, a line that should have no trouble generating offence.

Source: Rich Hammond 01/12/15, 8:26 am EST

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Carter (undisclosed) did not skate on Friday and his status for game 1 is unclear.

It is believed that Carter took the day off to rest some bumps and bruises after a physical seven-game series vs. the Sharks. Monitor Carter's status as pregame warmups start at 7:30 p.m ET. If he plays expect him to skate on the second line between Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli.

Source: Jon Rosen 05/3/14, 1:54 pm EST

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Carter (foot) returns to the Kings lineup Monday.

Carter missed the last 10 games with a broken foot. Prior to the injury, he played in 14 games registering five goals and four assists. The 28-year-old sniper had 26 goals in 48 games last season and had a career-high of 46 goals in 2008-09. He can be expected to lead the Kings in goals through the remainder of the season and should be activated in all formats.

Source: Jon Rosen 11/25/13, 5:03 pm EST

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Carter (foot) will be activated from injured reserve and take part in warm-ups, he is a game-time decision.

Carter missed the last 10 games but could return tonight depending on how warmups go. The Kings offence has missed their premier sniper, but were still able to go 6-1-2 because of strong goaltending. Carter will skate on a line with Dwight King and Mike Richards.

Source: Jon Rosen 11/25/13, 10:47 am EST

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