ANAHEIM—Stouffville, Ontario-born center Sam Carrick has agreed to a two-year, two-way contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks which will remain active through the 2018-2019 season.
Carrick, who stands at 6 feet tall and weighs 207 pounds, commenced his hockey career with Brampton Battalion of the OHL in 2008. He also played one season (2012-2013) with the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL and a total of five AHL seasons with the Toronto Marlies, Rockford Icehogs, and San Diego Gulls.
The 25 year-old made his NHL debut in 2014 with the Toronto Maple Leafs, who selected him in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Draft (144th overall). Carrick signed a trhee-year, entry-level contract with the Maple Leafs on April 1, 2012.
In 19 career games with Toronto, Carrick posted two points (one goal and one assist) and 13 penalty minutes. Along with 29 year-old left wing Spencer Abbott, Carrick was traded from the Chicago Blackhawks to Anaheim in March for left wing Kenton Helgeson and a seventh round selection in the 2019 NHL Draft.
Carrick has appeared in 264 AHL games with the Marlies, Icehogs, and Gulls. He played for the former, the affiliate team of the Maple Leafs, from 2012-2016 and both the latter teams, the affiliates for the Blackhawks and Ducks, this past season. He has attained 139 points (comprised of 55 goals and 84 assists), a plus-14 rating, and 440 penalty minutes.
In 72 games with the Icehogs and Gulls last season, Carrick totaled 39 points (14 goals and 25 assists) and 105 penalty minutes. After he was acquired from Chicago, Carrick posted 11 points (three goals and two assists) and 20 penalty minutes in 15 regular season games with San Diego.
Having appeared in 10 Calder Cup playoff games, Carrick ranked second on the Gulls in scoring with seven points and co-led the team in goals with four.