NHL veteran Anson Carter serves as a studio analyst for NBC Sports Group’s NHL coverage on NHL Live and NHL Overtime, NBCSN’s NHL pre- and post-game shows.
Since joining NBCSN in 2013, Carter has worked on NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the NHL regular season, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Stanley Cup Final. In addition, Carter serves as a game analyst on NBCSN’s Notre Dame Fighting Irish college hockey coverage and made his Olympic debut as a hockey studio analyst for NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Over the course of his 11 NHL seasons from 1996 through 2007, Carter played in 674 games, producing 202 goals and 219 assists with the Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Carolina Hurricanes.
In 2005, Carter founded Big Up Entertainment, a record label specializing in hip hop music. Carter is also a co-founder of the clothing line SOMB (Shirt Off My Back). Proceeds from sales go towards providing uniforms for underprivileged youth in Africa.
A native of Toronto, Canada, Carter attended Michigan State University and currently resides in Atlanta, Ga.