Kraken agree to one-year contract with defenceman Connor Carrick

New Jersey Devils defenceman Connor Carrick (5) skates by the bench after scoring a goal. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The Seattle Kraken added to their blue line depth by agreeing to a deal with free-agent Connor Carrick.

According to the team, the one-year contract is worth $800,000.

Carrick, 27, has appeared in 241 regular season games over seven NHL seasons with the Capitals, Maple Leafs, Stars and Devils. Last season in New Jersey, the right-shooting defenceman had two points in 11 games while averaging over 18 minutes per appearance.

“Connor is a mobile, dependable defenseman who will be helpful to our team in all facets of the game,” Kraken general manager Ron Francis said in a statement. “His skill set and experience will make him a valuable asset to our organization.”

August 4, 2021

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Connor Carrick

SIGNED BY
Seattle Kraken
LENGTH
1 yr
CONTRACT TYPE
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT
$800,000
TOTAL
$800,000

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