(via Tampa Bay Lightning Communications) - The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Trevor Carrick to a one-year, two-way contract vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.
Carrick, 28, played 61 games for the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League during the 2021-22 season, registering 10 goals and 30 points, ranking second among San Diego defensemen for goals and scoring and tied for second for assists (20). The Stouffville, Ontario native also played in two postseason games with the Gulls, notching a goal and eight penalty minutes. Carrick has spent the past two seasons with the Gulls, where he posted 11 goals and 42 points in 100 regular season games.
Carrick has played seven NHL games over four seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes and the San Jose Sharks. His most recent NHL experience came with the Sharks in 2019-20, Carrick skating in three games and recording a shot and five penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-2, 171-pound Carrick was a fourth-round (115th overall) selection of the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2012 NHL Draft. He has twice been named an AHL All-Star (2016, 2019).
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