The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed defenceman Connor Carrick to a one-year contract worth $1.3 million.
Carrick, 24, collected a single-season career-high 12 points (four goals, eight assists) in 47 games with the Maple Leafs over the course of the 2017-18 season. In 167 career NHL games with the Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals, the Orland Park, Illinois native has registered nine goals and 21 assists. Carrick was acquired by Toronto in a trade with Washington on February 28, 2016. He was originally selected in the fifth round (137th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft.