Connor Carrick (D)
||Orland Park, IL
2014-15: Recorded 42 points (eight goals, 34 assists) to lead all Hershey defensemen in scoring…Became the first Hershey blueliner since Patrick McNeill (2011-12) to record 40 or more points in a season…Finished sixth on the Bears in scoring and second in assists…Ranked eighth among AHL defensemen in overall scoring…Tied for second among AHL defensemen in power-play assists (18) and fourth among blueliners in power-play points (22)…Added to Eastern Conference All-Star roster on Jan. 21… Scored the 20,000th goal in Hershey history, added an assist, and was named first star on Jan. 30 at LV.
CAREER - 2013-14: Made his NHL debut with Washington at Chicago on October 1, recording 10:45 of ice time...Scored his first NHL goal in his second career game, vs. Calgary at Verizon Center on October 3...Made his American Hockey League debut with the Bears on October 12 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. 2012-13: Appeared in 68 games with the OHL's Plymouth Whalers - his first season of junior hockey - and was named an alternate captain...Led all Whalers defensemen in goals (12), and finished second among blueliners in assists (32) and in points (44)...Skated in 15 playoff contests, chipping in 18 points (two goals, 16 assists) to rank third among his Plymouth teammates...Led the team with 16 playoff assists.