Stouffville, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
San Diego Gulls (AHL)
Toronto Maple Leafs
|NHL Draft||144th overall, 2010|
Toronto Maple Leafs
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).
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Sam played major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Brampton Battalion. On April 1, 2012, He was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
In the 2012–13 season, he made his professional debut with ECHL club, the Idaho Steelheads. in 50 games with the Steelheads, he 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, Sam received his first NHL recall by the Maple Leafs early into the 2014–15 season. He made his NHL debut in a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on November 1, 2014.
On March 26, 2015, Sam would score his first NHL goal against the Florida Panthers and was named 3rd star of the game.
As an impending restricted free agent, Sam was not tendered a qualifying offer from the Maple Leafs following the 2015–16 season.
On July 1, 2016, Sam was signed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. He 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.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2014–15||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||16||1||1||2||9||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||3||0||0||0||4||—||—||—||—||—|
International[edit | edit source]
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
Sam is the son to John F. and Jane Carrick. John played junior C hockey with the Stouffville 70s.
He is the second of four brothers who are all accomplished ice hockey players: brothers Jake (born 1990), Trevor (born 1994) and Josh (born 1995) have all played major junior ice hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).
Trevor was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and is currently playing with AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers.
Sam is also a cousin to Bobby Hughes of the Gwinnett Gladiators in the ECHL.