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Sam Carrick (born February 4, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently plays with the San Diego Gulls in the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fifth round, 144th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Sam Carrick
Sam Carrick.jpg
Born (1992-02-04) February 4, 1992 (age 27)
Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Anaheim Ducks
San Diego Gulls (AHL)
Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft 144th overall, 2010
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2012–present

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Playing careerEdit

As a youth, Carrick played in the 2005 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Markham Waxers minor ice hockey team .[1]

Carrick played major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Brampton Battalion. On April 1, 2012, Carrick was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.[2]

In the 2012–13 season, Carrick made his professional debut with ECHL club, the Idaho Steelheads. in 50 games with the Steelheads, Carrick scored 16 goals and 37 points before he was reassigned to AHL affiliate, the Toronto Marlies. He finished his rookie season with the Marlies scoring 2 goals in 19 games.[citation needed]

In the final year of his entry-level contract, Carrick received his first NHL recall by the Maple Leafs early into the 2014–15 season.[3] He made his NHL debut in a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on November 1, 2014.[4] He would score his first NHL goal on March 26, 2015 against the Florida Panthers, and was named 3rd star of the game.[5]

As an impending restricted free agent, Carrick was not tendered a qualifying offer from the Maple Leafs following the 2015–16 season. On July 1, 2016, Carrick was signed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.[6] Carrick was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs to begin the 2016–17 season. He was second in team scoring with 28 points in 53 games before at the NHL trade deadline, Carrick was dealt by the Blackhawks, along with Spencer Abbott to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Kenton Helgesen and a 7th round pick in 2019 on March 1, 2017.[7]

On June 6, 2017, after a successful first impression with the Ducks' minor league affiliate, the San Diego Gulls, Carrick was re-signed to a two-year, two-way contract with Anaheim.[8]

Personal informationEdit

Carrick is the son to John F. and Jane Carrick. John played junior C hockey with the Stouffville 70s.[9] He is the second of four brothers who are all accomplished ice hockey players: brothers Jake Carrick (born 1990),[10] Trevor Carrick (born 1994)[11] and Josh Carrick (born 1995),[12] have all played major junior ice hockey in the Ontario Hockey League. Trevor was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and is currently playing with AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. Carrick is also a cousin to Bobby Hughes of the Gwinnett Gladiators in the ECHL.[13]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Brampton Battalion OHL 61 10 11 21 47 21 1 0 1 16
2009–10 Brampton Battalion OHL 66 21 21 42 96 8 2 2 4 8
2010–11 Brampton Battalion OHL 59 16 23 39 74 4 0 1 1 4
2011–12 Brampton Battalion OHL 68 37 30 67 104 8 4 4 8 16
2012–13 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 50 16 21 37 70
2012–13 Toronto Marlies AHL 19 2 2 4 18 5 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Toronto Marlies AHL 62 14 21 35 115 14 5 4 9 10
2014–15 Toronto Marlies AHL 59 9 18 27 112 5 1 2 3 4
2014–15 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 16 1 1 2 9
2015–16 Toronto Marlies AHL 52 16 18 34 90 12 0 5 5 19
2015–16 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 3 0 0 0 4
2016–17 Rockford IceHogs AHL 57 11 17 28 85
2016–17 San Diego Gulls AHL 15 3 8 11 20 10 4 3 7 14
2017–18 San Diego Gulls AHL 67 13 28 41 83
2018–19 San Diego Gulls AHL 61 32 29 61 90 16 7 7 14 21
2018–19 Anaheim Ducks NHL 6 0 1 1 2
NHL totals 25 1 2 3 15

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Canada Ontario WHC17   6 1 3 4 14
Junior totals 6 1 3 4 14

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  2. ^ "Leafs sign Carrick to entry-level contract". Toronto Maple Leafs. 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2012-04-01.
  3. ^ "Leafs recall Sam Carrick". Toronto Maple Leafs. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01.
  4. ^ "Maple Leafs 3, Blackhawks 2". Chicago Tribune. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01.
  5. ^ "Panthers gain in race with win against Maple Leafs". National Hockey League. 2015-03-26. Retrieved 2015-03-26.
  6. ^ "Blackhawks agree to terms with forwards Sam Carrick and Pierre-Cedric Labrie". Chicago Blackhawks. 2016-07-01. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
  7. ^ "Ducks acquire Abbott and Carrick from Chicago". Anaheim Ducks. 2017-03-01. Retrieved 2017-03-01.
  8. ^ "Ducks sign Carrick to two-year contract extension". Anaheim Ducks. 2017-06-06. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  9. ^ "Maple Leafs' Sam Carrick savours NHL debut". Toronto Star. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01.
  10. ^ "Jake Carrick". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2011-10-18.
  11. ^ "Trevor Carrick". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2011-10-18.
  12. ^ "Josh Carrick". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2011-10-18.
  13. ^ "Bobby Hughes". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01.

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