May 9, 2017
The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled center Sam Carrick from the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Carrick, 25 (2/4/92), has collected 1-1=2 points with 13 penalty minutes (PIM) in 19 career NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Acquired from Chicago with Spencer Abbott in exchange for Kenton Helgesen and a seventh-round selection in the 2019 NHL Draft on Mar. 1, 2017, Carrick earned 2-2=4 points with 12 PIM in seven AHL Calder Cup Playoff games with San Diego prior to his Anaheim recall.
Selected by Toronto in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft, Carrick has earned 55-84=139 points with a +14 rating and 440 PIM in 264 career AHL games with San Diego (2016-17), Rockford (2016-17) and Toronto (2012-16). The 6-0, 207-pound forward has also played 43 career AHL playoff games, collecting 8-13=21 points with 45 PIM. Carrick split the 2016-17 regular season with San Diego and Rockford, recording 14-25=39 points with 105 PIM in 72 games.