Tag Archives: Connor Carrick

NHL Players Demand Change & Speak Out Against Racism

Photo: Stan Szeto/USA TODAY Sports Over the past several days, protesters have taken the streets in major cities in wake of the death of George Floyd. Arrested for allegedly using a counterfeit bill at a convenience store, Floyd was killed … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division News Roundup: A Busy Day On Monday

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Monday was filled with news out of the seven cities within the NHL’s Metropolitan Division, as injuries begin to pile up, and one of the biggest stars in the division could be facing legal troubles. … Continue reading

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Entry Level Contracts and the NHL’s Youth Movement: Where the Caps Stand

This off-season, former Chicago Blackhawks Brian Bickell and Teuvo Teravainen were traded to the Carolina Hurricanes. This trade occurred primarily because Bickell’s cap hit on the Blackhawks was too much for his contributions.

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Plenty of “Goodbyes” in Hershey This Week

Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images The Hershey Bears announced this morning that Scott Gomez had exercised his option for release from his PTO. According to Hershey’s website, Doug Yingst, who made the announcement, said that it “was a mutual decision … Continue reading

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MacLellan: Laich tried to talk him out of it

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Washington Capitals General Manager Brian Maclellan held a press conference at 3:30 PM today, a half-hour after the NHL’s trade deadline expired. MacLellan spoke about the trades that took place late Sunday night, and the events that … Continue reading

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Caps Acquire Daniel Winnik For Brooks Laich and Connor Carrick

The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Daniel Winnik and a fifth-round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft (Anaheim’s selection, previously acquired by Toronto) from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Brooks Laich, defenseman Connor Carrick and a second-round … Continue reading

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Player Interview: Connor Carrick

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Connor Carrick is honest, humble, and positive. There are many more adjectives that can be used to describe the 5’10” Orland Park, Illinois native who was drafted in the 5th round by the Washington Capitals in 2012.

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Hershey Bears and Capitals Prospects Report – Week Ending 01/18

The depleted Hershey Bears managed to snag 5 out of a possible 6 points this past weekend. With the recalls of Aaron Ness, Ryan Stanton, and Paul Carey (both Stanton and Carey have now returned to Hershey), the Bears signed … Continue reading

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Blueline blues: Capitals have survived numerous defensive line changes

Photo: NHL Coming into the 2015-16 season, the Capitals defensive corps remained one of the deepest in the NHL. With a Top 4 of John Carlson, Brooks Orpik, Karl Alzner, and Matt Niskanen, a bottom pairing of promising youngsters Nate … Continue reading

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Update from Chocolate Town: Hershey Bears and Capitals Prospects Report

Christmas came a little early for Connor Carrick and a few injured Bears. Thursday Carrick was recalled to Washington when Aaron Ness was returned to Hershey.

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