VEGAS (February 27, 2020) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, February 27, that the team has signed forward William Carrier to a four-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season worth an average annual value of $1.4 million.
Carrier has recorded a career-high 18 points (7 G, 11 A) to go with 37 penalty minutes in 65 games this season. He also has recorded 199 hits this season, which ranks second on the team and sixth in the league. In three seasons with the Golden Knights, he has recorded 30 points (16 G, 14 A) to go with 85 penalty minutes in 156 games played. Prior to his time in Vegas, the LaSalle, Quebec native appeared in 41 games with the Buffalo Sabres during the 2016-17 season and recorded eight points (5 G, 3 A) to go with 21 penalty minutes.
Carrier was originally selected by the Golden Knights during the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft and signed a two-year contract extension with the team on July 23, 2018.
William Carrier , Forward
Birthplace: LaSalle, Quebec
Weight: 218 lbs.
Draft: Selected by St. Louis in the second round (57th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft
- Has posted a career-high 18 points (7 G, 11 A) to go with 37 penalty minutes while appearing in each of the team's 65 games during the 2019-20 season
- Ranks second on the Golden Knights and is tied for sixth among all players in the NHL with 199 hits this season
- Has appeared in a total of 197 games in the NHL with the Golden Knights and Buffalo Sabres
- Made NHL debut for the Sabres on November 5, 2016 vs. the Ottawa Senators
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