Sam Carrick

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Sam Carrick
Born (1992-02-04) February 4, 1992 (age 22)
Stouffville, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
NHL team Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft 144th overall, 2010
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2012–present

Sam Carrick (born February 4, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently plays with the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Maple Leafs in the fifth round, 144th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

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.[1]

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 re-assigned to AHL affiliate, the Toronto Marlies. He finished his rookie season with the Marlies scoring 2 goals in 19 games.

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.[2] He made his NHL debut in a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on November 1, 2014.[3]

Personal information[edit]

Carrick is the son to John F. and Jane Carrick. John played junior C hockey with the Stouffville 70s.[4] He is the second of four brothers who are all accomplished ice hockey players: brothers Jake Carrick (born 1990),[5] Trevor Carrick (born 1994)[6] and Josh Carrick (born 1995),[7] 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.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    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
AHL totals 81 16 23 39 133 19 5 4 9 10

International[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leafs sign Carrick to entry-level contract". Toronto Maple Leafs. 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Leafs recall Sam Carrick". Toronto Maple Leafs. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Maple Leafs 3, Blackhawks 2". Chicago Tribune. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Maple Leafs' Sam Carrick savours NHL debut". Toronto Star. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 
  5. ^ "Jake Carrick". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  6. ^ "Trevor Carrick". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  7. ^ "Josh Carrick". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  8. ^ "Bobby Hughes". Eliteprospects.com. 2014-11-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01. 

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