Leafs Sign Carrick to Two-Year Deal | Leafs Hub
Just hours after the Toronto Maple Leafs placed forward Peter Holland on waivers, the Leafs quickly signed defensemen Connor Carrick to a two-year deal. According to General Fanager, the deal is one-way. Carrick, 22, was acquired by the Leafs from the Washington Capitals along with Brooks Laich and a second-round draft pick in 2016 (later to be Carl Grundstrom) in exchange for Daniel Winnik and a 2016 fifth-round pick that originally belonged to the Anaheim Ducks. Carrick was originally selected by the Capitals 137th overall in the 2012 Draft. In 16 games with the Leafs this year, Carrick tallied two goals and two assists. He was dominant in the American Hockey League playoffs, scoring seven goals and added 11 assists. Not only did Carrick lead the Marlies in scoring, he led the league in playoff scoring as well. There is no doubt that his performance during the AHL