February 3, 1970 |
Providence, RI, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
|Played for||Buffalo Sabres
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||76th overall, 1988
Keith Edward Carney (born February 3, 1970) is an American retired professional ice hockey defenseman. He last played for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 2007–08 season.
Keith Carney was drafted 76th overall in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, after attending the prestigious Mount Saint Charles Academy. On March 8, 1992, Keith made his NHL debut in a match against the New York Islanders. Two weeks later on March 22, he scored his first goal in the NHL against the Chicago Blackhawks. After playing 14 games that rookie season, he then played 30 games at the NHL level the following campaign.
On February 24, 2008, Keith Carney played in his 1,000th NHL game, becoming only the 29th American (14th active defenceman at the time, and since the conclusion of the 2007/2008 NHL season) to accomplish this honor.
On April 11, 2008, in game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Colorado Avalanche, playing with the Minnesota Wild, he became the oldest defenseman to score an overtime goal in NHL playoffs history at 38 years of age.
On November 11, 2008, Keith Carney retired after 17 years in the NHL. Keith and his family live in Paradise Valley, Arizona.
On January 15, 2009, Carney signed a playoffs contract with Swiss National League club SC Bern.
In September 2009 he accepted an invitation to the Vancouver Canucks main training camp to try to earn an NHL contract. After further reflection he decided instead to retire for a second time. He currently coaches youth hockey in Phoenix.
Awards and honors
|All-Hockey East Rookie Team||1988–89|
|All-Hockey East Second Team||1989–90|
|All-Hockey East First Team||1990–91|
- 1989–90: NCAA East Second All-American Team
- 1990–91: NCAA East First All-Star Team
Regular season and playoffs
|2001–02||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||60||5||9||14||+14||30||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||81||4||18||22||+8||65||21||0||4||4||+3||16|
|2003–04||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||69||2||5||7||-5||42||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||61||2||16||18||+13||48||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Junior int'l totals||7||0||3||3||2|
|Senior int'l totals||4||0||0||0||2|
- ESPN - Keith Carney Stats, News, Photos - Minnesota Wild
- 2008 UFA and RFA Lists
- The Fourth Period :: Minnesota Wild :: Minnesota won't re-sign Carney, Hill
- Legends of Hockey - NHL Player Search - Player - Keith Carney
- Minnesota Wild - Team: Keith Carney Official Player Page
- Carney signs two-year deal with Wild
- ESPN - Minnesota Wild Statistics - NHL Hockey
- Gameday: Wild vs. Calgary
- ESPN - NHL - National Hockey League
- Keith Carney's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Keith Carney's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Minnesota Wild captain