Ducks Reassign Stolarz to San Diego, Recall CarrickDec 7, 2019
The Anaheim Ducks announced today the club recalled center Sam Carrick from the San Diego Gulls, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, the club has reassigned goaltender Anthony Stolarz to San Diego.
Carrick, 27 (2/4/92), has earned 1-2=3 points in 25 career NHL games, appearing in six games with Anaheim in the 2018-19 season. Acquired from Chicago with Spencer Abbott in exchange for Kenton Helgesen and Anaheim’s seventh-round selection in the 2019 NHL Draft, Carrick collected 10-6=16 points with a +11 rating and 10 penalty minutes (PIM) in 18 games with San Diego this season, leading the Gulls in scoring, goals and plus/minus at the time of his recall.
Selected by Toronto in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft, Carrick has earned 110-147=257 points and a +34 rating in 410 career AHL games with the Gulls, Rockford IceHogs and Toronto Marlies. The Markham, Ontario native has also earned 17-21=38 points in 62 career Calder Cup Playoff games with San Diego and Toronto.
Stolarz, 25 (1/20/94), has posted a 6-6-4 record with two shutouts, a 3.04 goals-against average (GAA) and .908 save percentage (SV%) in 25 career NHL games with Edmonton and Philadelphia. The 6-5, 230-pound goaltender combined for 18 games with the Oilers and Flyers in 2018-19, going 4-5-3 with one shutout, a 3.45 GAA and .901 SV%.
Signed as a free agent July 3, 2019, Stolarz is 8-5-1 with a 2.98 GAA and .910 SV% in 14 games with the Gulls this season. Stolarz ranks tied for ninth among AHL goaltenders and leads San Diego in wins. Selected by Philadelphia in the second round (45th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Stolarz has gone 58-46-14 with three shutouts, a 2.93 GAA and .910 SV% in 127 career AHL games with San Diego and Lehigh Valley.