The Carolina Hurricanes announced Monday morning that the team and defenseman Trevor Carrick agreed to terms on a one year deal. The two-way contract will pay Carrick $670,000 on the NHL level and $77,500 on the AHL level for the season.
Carrick appeared in 57 games with the Charlotte Checkers of the AHL during the 2016-17 season tallying 16 points (4 goals, 12 assists). Carrick has totaled 90 career AHL points in 203 games, all with the Checkers.
Carrick was one of six players who were in line for restricted free agency beginning Saturday. The others, Brock McGinn, Phil Di Giuseppe, Andrej Nestrasil, Jake Chelios and Daniel Altshuller, must be tendered qualifying offers by 5:00 today to maintain their RFA status, or they will become unrestricted free agents.
The official press release on Carrick’s signing is below.
CARRICK AGREES TO TERMS WITH HURRICANES
Defenseman totaled 16 points in 57 games for Charlotte last season
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, 115 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.