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JOHN CARLSON
Sport Discipline: Men
Position: Defenseman
Height: 6-3
Weight: 212
DOB: 1/10/90
Birthplace: Natick, Mass.
Hometown: Natick, Mass.
Current Residence: Washington, D.C.
High School: Cathedral High School (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Team: Washington Capitals
ROAD TO SOCHI
Carlson has shown his ability to be effective and steady on the Washington Captials blue line. He is in fifth NHL season and since 2010-11, he has never missed a game and has recorded 20 or more points in each campaign.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 junior world champion (scored the game-winning goal in overtime of the gold-medal game)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team honoree (2011)
  • AHL All-Star Classic and All-Rookie Team selection (2010)
  • USHL All-Rookie Team selection (2008)
PERSONAL
Son of Richard Carlson, and Angela and Tom Dalle-Molle…Has a brother, Andrew…Selected by the Washington Capitals in the first round (27th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft…Hobbies include golfing.
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