Former NHL center whose career spanned from 1986 to 1998. He spent the bulk of his career with the Los Angeles Kings, Detroit Red Wings and Edmonton Oilers.
He was selected 2nd overall by the Los Angles Kings in the 1986 NHL Draft.
He tallied 100 points in back to back seasons in 1988 for the Kings and 1989 for the Oilers.
His grandfather changed the family name from Kyriazopoulos to Carson upon emigrating from Greece to the United States.
He was a key cog in the 1988 trade that sent Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings.