|Assets:||Owns tremendous puck-moving ability and overall mobility from the back end. Also boasts plenty of offensive upside and the ability to eventually run a power play at the NHL level.|
|Flaws:||Needs to get physically stronger in order to withstand the rigors of the National Hockey League game. Must also learn to limit his mistakes, with and without the puck, to maximize potential.|
|Career Potential:||Mobile puck-moving defenseman with good upside.|
|10/11/2013||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|9/23/2013||Signed by the Washington Capitals to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|4/30/2013||Re-assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|6/23/2012||Drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 5th round (137th overall) in 2012.|
Connor Carrick heads to the AHL | 10/11/2013 1:06 PM
NewsConnor Carrick has been sent down to the minors.
Mike Vogel on Twitter
ImpactCarrick scored a goal in three games with Washington. It was impressive that he managed to make the jump from the OHL straight to the NHL after a successful training camp, but now he'll get some seasoning in the minors.
Connor Carrick will break camp with the Caps | 09/30/2013 10:57 AM
NewsConnor Carrick looks like he will start the 2013-14 with the Washington Capitals.
ImpactThe 19-year-old was a fifth round pick in 2012 but has been so impressive that he will start the season as the Capitals seventh defenseman. He had 44 points and 79 penalty minutes with Plymouth of the OHL but he is eligible to play in the AHL this season. If he is sent down, it is still quite an accomplishment for a teenage fifth round pick.
Connor Carrick still at Washington's camp | 09/28/2013 5:36 PM
NewsConnor Carrick doesn't have to clear waivers to be sent down to the minors and he could play in the OHL, but he has received plenty of praise during Washington's training camp.
Impact"He's had an outstanding camp. He's been really really good. Very smart, very intelligent player," GM George McPhee said earlier this week. "Poised, zips the puck around, finds people, plays hard. He's a really good player." His contract situation will probably prevent him from making the team, but it is possible that he could stick around.
Connor Carrick agrees to terms with Capitals | 09/24/2013 10:37 AM
NewsThe Washington Capitals have ink Connor Carrick to an entry-level deal.
ImpactCarrick had 44 points and 79 penalty minutes in 68 OHL games last season. He's had an impressive training camp, but isn't expected to start the season with the Washington Capitals.
Connor Carrick impressing the Capitals | 09/23/2013 11:22 AM
NewsConnor Carrick may be heading for the Capitals farm team in Hershey rather than going back to Plymouth of the OHL.
ImpactCarrick has been very impressive in camp and is still with the Capitals when everyone thought he would have been sent back to the OHL by now. "I'm going to do whatever they think's best for my development," Carrick said. "My goal is to play for the Caps, so they're the Capitals so whatever they say carries weight. I'll be put in a position to succeed no matter where I go. That's what I'm happy about." Carrick will not have any fantasy relevance for at least a few years.
|10/10/2013||Wsh||Car||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||1||vs. Cgy||Oct 3|
|Assists||0||3 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 5|
|Points||1||vs. Cgy||Oct 3|
|Penalty Minutes||2||3 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 5|
|Plus/Minus||0||2 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 5|
|Power Play Goals||0||3 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 5|
|Power Play Points||0||3 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 5|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||3 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 5|
|Shorthanded Points||0||3 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 5|
|Shots||4||vs. Cgy||Oct 3|
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