|Assets:||Has excellent size and NHL pedigree. Can play either wing position and displays power-forward potential. Also has a good nose for the net.|
|Flaws:||Is still somewhat raw in all aspects of the game, and must take advantage of his physical gifts. Needs to work on his play in the defensive zone.|
|Career Potential:||Power forward with upside.|
|3/05/2014||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|2/28/2014||Missed 5 games (hand injury).|
|2/28/2014||Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|2/04/2014||Hand injury, injured reserve.|
|2/01/2014||Hand injury, day-to-day.|
|1/08/2014||Recalled from the Toronto Marlies (AHL).|
|12/14/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|11/29/2013||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|11/21/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|11/09/2013||Missed 2 games (suspended by nhl).|
|11/01/2013||Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.|
|10/26/2013||Recalled from Toronto (AHL).|
|10/20/2013||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|4/06/2012||Assigned to Toronto (AHL).|
|3/07/2012||Recalled from Toronto (AHL) on an emergency basis.|
|2/27/2012||Acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning.|
|9/25/2011||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|4/21/2011||Re-assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|9/24/2010||Returned to his junior team (Regina-WHL).|
|3/16/2010||Re-assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|10/02/2009||Signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a three-year entry level contract.|
|9/26/2009||Returned to his junior team (Lethbridge-WHL).|
|2/27/2012||Toronto Maple Leafs traded Keith Aulie to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Carter Ashton.|
|6/26/2009||Drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round (29th overall) in 2009.|
Carter Ashton back up with Maple Leafs | 03/05/2014 9:14 AM
NewsCarter Ashton has been summoned from the minors.
Paul Hendrick on Twitter
ImpactHe has no goals and three assists in 45 career appearances with the Leafs, but he's been excellent in the AHL this season with 13 goals and 18 points in 16 games.
Carter Ashton returns to the minors | 02/28/2014 3:36 PM
NewsCarter Ashton has been sent to the AHL Toronto Marlies.
ImpactAshton has no goals and three assists in 30 games with the Maple Leafs in 2013-14. He's been doing far better in the AHL where he has 15 points in 14 contests.
Ashton day-to-day with hand injury | 02/01/2014 1:57 PM
NewsCarter Ashton is listed as questionable for Saturday night's game against the Senators.
David Alter Twitter
ImpactHe was seen with his hand bandaged Saturday afternoon and Toronto coach Randy Carlyle seemed doubtful that he could count on Ashton playing. Consider Ashton day-to-day for now.
Toronto summons Carter Ashton | 01/08/2014 2:18 PM
NewsCarter Ashton has been called up by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
ImpactAshton has 10 goals and 15 points in 14 AHL contests in 2013-14. He also has an assist in 18 games with the Maple Leafs.
Leafs return Carter Ashton to the minors | 12/14/2013 4:48 PM
NewsCarter Ashton has been sent to the minors.
Leafs PR on Twitter
ImpactHe has one assist and 31 hits in 18 NHL games this campaign. Ashton has three goals and two helpers in four contests with the Marlies in the AHL.
Toronto promotes Carter Ashton | 11/29/2013 11:51 AM
NewsCarter Ashton has been summoned by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
James Mirtle on Twitter
ImpactWith Joffrey Lupul on the injured reserve list, Toronto has a roster spot to fill. Ashton has an assist and 12 penalty minutes in 13 games with the Maple Leafs this season.
Carter Ashton set to return Saturday night | 11/09/2013 6:48 PM
NewsCarter Ashton's suspension is over and it looks like he'll be back in Toronto's lineup Saturday night.
Paul Hendrick on Twitter
ImpactHe was banned two games for a boarding incident against Calgary's Derek Smith. He's slated to play with Jarred Smithson and Frazer McLaren, while rookie blueliner Morgan Rielly will probably be scratched.
Carter Ashton is suspended until Nov. 9 | 11/01/2013 4:32 PM
NewsCarter Ashton will serve a two-game suspension for boarding Calgary's Derek Smith.
ImpactThe incident occurred on Wednesday and Ashton won't be eligible to return until Nov. 9. He has an assist and 12 penalty minutes in 10 games this season.
Carter Ashton will have a hearing on Friday | 10/31/2013 6:34 PM
NewsCarter Ashton will have a conference call hearing with the NHL on Friday for his hit on Calgary's Derek Smith.
ImpactThe incident occurred on Wednesday night when Ashton pushed Smith from behind to the boards. The Leafs winger earned two minutes for boarding on the play.
Carter Ashton may hear from the league | 10/31/2013 11:49 AM
NewsCarter Ashton may get a call from the league after he shoved Calgary's Derek Smith into the boards from behind in the second period on Wednesday night.
ImpactThe infraction earned him two minutes for boarding and he had to fight Shane O'Brien after the play after the Flames defenseman jumped him to protect his teammate. Ashton, who suffered a broken nose earlier in the year, may have had it busted again during the tilt.
Ashton recalled from Marlies Saturday | 10/26/2013 11:44 AM
NewsThe Maple Leafs have recalled Carter Ashton from the Marlies, their AHL affiliate.
Jonas Siegel Twitter
ImpactAshton scored two goals in two games with the Marlies after registering only one assist in seven games in Toronto. We don't see much fantasy value here at the moment.
Leafs send down Ashton, Broll and Smith | 10/21/2013 9:40 AM
NewsCarter Ashton was returned to the AHL on Sunday and he suited up for the Toronto Marlies against Hamilton.
ImpactHe played on the team's top line and scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 triumph. The Leafs also sent down David Broll and Trevor Smith over the weekend and they played Sunday for the Marlies as well. The big club may bring all or some of them back up before Tuesday's game versus Anaheim.
Carter Ashton set to open season with Leafs | 09/30/2013 11:25 AM
NewsCarter Ashton looks like he will stay with the Maple Leafs for the start of the season.
Impact"I tried to be as physical as I could and do little things to find success," he sad. "Whether it's taking pucks to the net, forechecking, being defensively sound, I want to take advantage of each opportunity." Ashton has been criticized in the past for not using his 6-foot-3, 215-pound frame, but he entered camp as a physical force. He will stay up with the team while Frazer McLaren recovers from a broken pinky.
Carter Ashton hopes to step up at camp | 09/12/2013 12:56 PM
NewsCarter Ashton is in the mix to start the 2013-14 campaign with the Maple Leafs.
Impact"Any time you get an opportunity to take that step up to the NHL, you have to be ready for it," said Ashton. "I'm looking forward to being here at camp and showing what I can do." He spent the 2012-13 campaign in the AHL with the Toronto Marlies, where he collected 19 points and 67 penalty minutes in 53 games.
Carter Ashton may be able to jump to NHL | 05/25/2013 11:52 AM
NewsDon't be surprised if a number of Maple Leaf prospects get a long look at training camp in September.
ImpactCertainly Joe Colborne and Ryan Hamilton will be considered for Leaf roster spots in 2013-14 as they both have some NHL service time. However, Marlies Carter Ashton, Greg Scott and Jerry D'Amigo could also be ready to take the next step. Marlie coach Dallas Eakins believes that any or some cmbination of those five players could fill out spots with the big club. Stay tuned. Training camp for the suddenly improving Maple Leafs could be insteresting.
| 01/19/2013 9:00 PM
NewsCarter Ashton was called up from the minors on Friday January 18.
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|Goals||0||30 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Jan 30|
|Assists||1||3 times-last:at Wpg||last:Jan 25|
|Points||1||3 times-last:at Wpg||last:Jan 25|
|Penalty Minutes||7||at Cgy||Oct 30|
|Plus/Minus||1||5 times-last:at Wpg||last:Jan 25|
|Power Play Goals||0||30 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Jan 30|
|Power Play Points||0||30 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Jan 30|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||30 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Jan 30|
|Shorthanded Points||0||30 times-last:vs. Fla||last:Jan 30|
|Shots||2||3 times-last:at Dal||last:Jan 23|
|Penalty Minutes||13||2011-12 (Tor)|
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