NHL: Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Islanders 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 18 (UPI) -- Jeff Carter broke a tie with a goal midway through the third period Tuesday and Robert Esche made 31 saves as Philadelphia beat the New York Islanders, 4-1.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Rangers 1

PHILADELPHIA, April 15 (UPI) -- R.J. Umberger had a goal and an assist and Antero Niittymaki had 25 saves as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Rangers, 4-1, Saturday.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 3

PHILADELPHIA, April 11 (UPI) -- Jeff Carter scored the game-winning goal late in the third period Tuesday to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

NHL: Toronto 5, Philadelphia 2

PHILADELPHIA, April 9 (UPI) -- Jeff O'Neill scored two goals Saturday night as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Philadelphia, 5-2.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Islanders 1

UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 2 (UPI) -- Goaltender Robert Esche stopped 31 shots Sunday to help Philadelphia beat the New York Islanders, 4-1.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 2

ATLANTA, March 18 (UPI) -- Mike Knuble had a goal and an assist Saturday to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers.

Tampa Bay 6, Philadelphia 3

TAMPA, Fla., March 18 (UPI) -- Ryan Craig scored twice to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers Friday night.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Florida 0

SUNRISE, Fla., March 16 (UPI) -- Philadelphia goaltender Robert Esche made 27 saves to record his first shutout of the season as the Flyers blanked the Florida Panthers, 4-0, Wednesday night. Simon Gagne tallied his 39th goal of the season and R.J. Umberger notched a goal and an assist f

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 3 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr scored the game-winning goal in overtime Saturday as the New York Rangers posted a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.

NHL: Philadelphia 2, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Jeff Carter scored the winning goal and Robert Esche had 32 saves in his first game since Dec. 15 Saturday as Philadelphia beat Pittsburgh, 2-1.

NHL: Philadelphia 1, Boston 0

BOSTON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Rookie goaltender Antero Niittymaki made 27 saves Monday to post his second career shutout as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins, 1-0.

NHL: Washington 4, Philadelphia 3 (SO)

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Matt Pettinger and Brian Willsie both scored shoot-out goals Saturday as Washington beat the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-3.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Florida 2 (SO)

SUNRISE, Fla., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Ben Eager scored the first two goals of his NHL career and Michal Handzus got the only goal in the shootout Monday as Philadelphia beat Florida, 3-2.

NHL: Philadelphia 3, Columbus 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Robert Esche returned from a groin injury to stop 23 of the 24 shots he faced Tuesday as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated Columbus, 3-1.

NHL: Philadelphia 6, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Simon Gagne scored two goals Saturday to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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Jeff Carter
President Jimmy Carter holds his daughter Amy on his lap in study at the White House, in a photo taken by the President's son Jeff Carter on February 23, 1977. A large peanut is seen on the shelf behind the desk. (UPI Photo/Jeff Carter/The White House/Files)

Jeff Carter (born January 1, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and winger for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is an alternate captain for the Flyers during home games. During his NHL career, he has appeared in one All-Star Game (2009) and led the Flyers in scoring on one occasion, both in 2009.

Carter played junior in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) for four seasons, earning OHL First Team All-Star, William Hanley Trophy and CHL Sportsman of the Year honours in his final year. Joining the Flyers' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms, immediately after his junior career, he helped the team win the Calder Cup in 2005.

Internationally, Carter has won gold medals with Team Canada at the under-18 and under-20 levels. During his under-20 career, he tied as Canada's all-time leading scorer at the World Juniors and was named to back-to-back Tournament All-Star Teams. He has also represented Canada at the 2006 IIHF World Championship.

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