Lindsay Carson

Lindsay Warren Carson (born November 21, 1960) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger who played seven seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Philadelphia Flyers and Hartford Whalers. Carson was born in Oxbow, Saskatchewan, but grew up in North Battleford, Saskatchewan.

Lindsay Carson
Born (1960-11-21) November 21, 1960
Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Philadelphia Flyers
Hartford Whalers
NHL Draft 56th overall, 1979
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 19801989

Playing career

Carson started his NHL career with the Philadelphia Flyers in 1981. He also played for the Hartford Whalers. He left the NHL after the 1988 season. He played one more season in the AHL before retiring from hockey.

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1976–77Battleford BaronsSJHL59313970111
1977–78Saskatoon BladesWCHL62235578124
1978–79Saskatoon BladesWHL3721295055
1978–79Billings BighornsWHL3013223550847112
1979–80Billings BighornsWHL704266108101745914
1980–81Saginaw GearsIHL7911253684204121645
1981–82Philadelphia FlyersNHL1801132
1981–82Maine MarinersAHL5420315192400012
1982–83Philadelphia FlyersNHL781819376710000
1983–84Springfield IndiansAHL52465
1983–84Philadelphia FlyersNHL161341010005
1984–85Philadelphia FlyersNHL772019391231703324
1985–86Philadelphia FlyersNHL50912218410005
1986–87Philadelphia FlyersNHL711115261412435822
1987–88Philadelphia FlyersNHL3627937
1987–88Hartford WhalersNHL275493051230
1988–89Binghamton WhalersAHL244101435
NHL totals3736680146524494101456
WCHL/WHL totals19999172271330158122016
AHL totals83264571132400012

Personal life

Carson likes to go hunting and fishing. Some of his favorite places have included North Glaslyn, Saskatchewan, Jasper National Park, Billings, Montana, and Portland, Maine.[1]


  1. USA Today. December 6, 1982

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