Blackhawks sign Carrick, Labrie

The Chicago Blackhawks, parent club of the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, announced today they have agreed to terms with forwards Sam Carrick and Pierre-Cedric Labrie on one-year contracts.

Carrick, 24, scored 16 goals and added 18 assists for 34 points along with a plus-11 rating in 52 games with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies in 2015-16. He also played three NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Carrick skated in 192 games with the Marlies over the last four seasons, totaling 41 goals and 59 assists for 100 points along with a plus-25 rating. He added six goals and 11 assists in 36 postseason games, including five assists in 12 contests during the 2016 playoffs.

A native of Stouffville, Ont., Carrick was originally drafted by Toronto in the fifth round (144th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.

Labrie, 30, set a career high with 20 goals and added 14 assists for 34 points in 66 games with Rockford in 2015-16, his ninth AHL season. The native of Baie-Comeau, Que., has amassed 81 goals and 94 assists for 175 points in 514 career AHL games with Rockford, Syracuse, Norfolk, Peoria and Manitoba, and was a member of Norfolk’s 2012 Calder Cup championship club.

Labrie has also recorded two goals and three assists in 46 NHL games with Tampa Bay.