Mike Carman

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Mike Carman
Born (1988-04-14) April 14, 1988 (age 26)
Apple Valley, MN, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Lake Erie Monsters
Hershey Bears
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
NHL Draft 81st overall, 2006
Colorado Avalanche
Playing career 2010–2014

Mike Carman (born April 14, 1988) is an American former professional ice hockey player. He played in the American Hockey League for the Lake Erie Monsters, Hershey Bears and the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins. He was selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round (81st overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Carman played attended the University of Minnesota where he played four seasons of college hockey with the NCAA Division I Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey team.

On March 19, 2010, the Colorado Avalanche signed Carman to an entry level contract.[1] On February 2, 2012, Carman was traded by the Avalanche to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Danny Richmond.[2]

On September 19, after failing to earn a new contract with the Capitals, Carman accepted a try-out contract to attend the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins training camp for the 2013–14 season.[3] After 13 games into the season, Carman was signed to an AHL with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for the remainder of the year on December 2, 2013.[4]

After a solitary seasons with the Penguins, without NHL interest as a free agent Carman opted to end his professional career on September 29, 2014.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 U.S. National Development Team USDP 63 16 28 44 88
2005–06 U.S. National Development Team USDP 60 21 33 54 102
2006–07 University of Minnesota WCHA 41 9 11 20 55
2007–08 University of Minnesota WCHA 23 4 7 11 28
2008–09 University of Minnesota WCHA 32 8 9 17 32
2009–10 University of Minnesota WCHA 39 8 10 18 39
2009–10 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 10 2 0 2 10
2010–11 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 69 9 8 17 59 7 0 1 1 2
2011–12 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 28 3 3 6 10
2011–12 Hershey Bears AHL 32 7 5 12 31 5 1 0 1 0
2012–13 Hershey Bears AHL 62 4 6 10 20
2013–14 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 63 6 8 14 34 7 1 1 2 4
AHL totals 264 31 30 61 164 19 2 2 4 6
Medal record
Competitor for United States United States
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2007 Mora
World U18 Championships
Gold 2006 Halmstad

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2005 United States U17 5th 5 1 3 4 10
2006 United States WJC18 1st 6 4 4 8 10
2007 United States WJC 3rd 7 1 0 1 4
2008 United States WJC 4th 6 2 1 3 10
Junior totals 17 3 1 4 41

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Avalanche signs Mike Carman". Colorado Avalanche. 2010-03-19. Retrieved 2011-03-04. 
  2. ^ "Capitals acquire Marshall from Philadelphia, Carman from Colorado". Washington Capitals. 2012-02-02. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  3. ^ "Penguins open training camp on September 21". Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. 2013-09-21. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  4. ^ "Penguins sign Carman, Severyn". Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. 2013-12-02. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 
  5. ^ "Retirement announcement". Twitter. 2014-09-29. Retrieved 2014-09-29. 

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