ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has re-signed defenseman Carson Soucy to a one-year, two-way contract ($750,000/$125,000) for the 2019-20 season.
Soucy, 24, recorded 20 points (5-15=20), 71 penalty minutes (PIM) and a plus-6 rating in 66 games with the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL) last season. The 6-foot-5, 211-pound native of Viking, Alberta, ranked third on the team in PIM and fifth in plus/minus rating. He added two assists in 11 Calder Cup playoff matches. Soucy made his NHL debut with Minnesota on April 2, 2018, against Edmonton and has appeared in three NHL contests with the Wild. He also appeared in four Stanley Cup Playoff matches with Minnesota in 2018. Soucy tallied 15 points (1-14=15), 55 PIM and a team-leading plus-12 rating in 67 games during his rookie season with Iowa in 2017-18. He has tallied 35 points (6-29=35), 128 PIM and a plus-20 rating in 136 career AHL games with Iowa.
Minnesota selected Soucy in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.