RALEIGH, NC - Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Trevor Carrick on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Carrick $670,000 on the NHL level or $77,500 on the American Hockey League (AHL) level in 2017-18.
Carrick, 22, scored four goals and added 12 assists (16 points) in 57 AHL games with the Charlotte Checkers in 2016-17. The Stouffville, Ont., native has totaled 90 points (20g, 70a) in 203 career AHL games with the Checkers, and led the team in assists (33) during the 2015-16 season. Selected by the Hurricanes in the fourth round, 115th overall, of the 2012 NHL Draft, Carrick made his NHL debut with Carolina against the Washington Capitals on March 15, 2016, and has appeared in two career NHL games.