Hurricanes acquire Kyle Wood from Sharks in exchange for Trevor Carrick

Trevor Carrick battles for the puck with Anders Lee. (Adam Hunger/AP)

The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenceman Kyle Wood from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for defenceman Trevor Carrick, the clubs announced Tuesday.

“Kyle is a big, puck-moving defenseman,” Hurricanes GM Don Waddell said via a team release. “He’s a couple years younger than Trevor, and will have time to continue to develop on Charlotte’s blueline. We thank Trevor for his contributions to our organization and wish him the best in San Jose.”

Wood, 23, has yet to make his NHL debut after being drafted 84th overall back in 2014. The Waterloo, Ont., native posted 35 points through 68 games for AHL San Jose last season.

The 25-year-old Carrick appeared in one NHL game for the Hurricanes last season, and has four career appearances in the big leagues on his resumé. Drafted 115th overall back in 2012, Carrick posted 47 points through 71 games for AHL Charlotte last season.

August 6, 2019 - 12:32 pm ET
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