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William Carrier | Winger | #48

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (22) / 12/20/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 212
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (57) / STL
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William Carrier will be a healthy scratch Wednesday night when the Buffalo Sabres host the Montreal Canadiens.
This will be the young forward's first game missed since returning from a knee injury, six games ago. Sitting with Carrier will be forward C.J. Smith and defenseman Jake McCabe (his first scratch this season). Apr 5 - 7:34 PM

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William Carrier is expected to be in the lineup for Saturday's tilt against the Maple Leafs.

Carrier has missed 24 games because of a knee injury, but it sounds like he'll be good to go. He has four goals and two assists in 35 games this season. He shouldn't pop up on your fantasy radar.
Mar 25 - 11:50 AM

William Carrier (knee) is a possibility to return Saturday night.

He has been absent for the last 24 games because of a knee injury, but now he is healthy and pain free. Carrier was back on the ice for Thursday's practice.
Mar 24 - 8:39 AM

William Carrier (knee) practiced with the team on Thursday morning.

This is a positive sign for the youngster, who has been out since Feb. 2nd with the injury. Coach Dan Bylsma noted that Carrier may be able to return to action some time next week.
Mar 23 - 1:16 PM

William Carrier (knee) may return to action in a week, per coach Dan Byslma.

Carrier has been skating on his own, which is a good sign that his knee is coming around. He's been out since Feb. 2nd, but had posted six points with 17 PIMs and 96 hits in just 35 games this season.
Mar 21 - 4:53 PM

William Carrier still isn't skating because of a bone bruise in his knee.

"The pain has to dissipate, and he's got to have some healing on the bone," coach Dan Bylsma said. "We'll pretend for a second that you're a golfer, and you take a divot. Every time you move, you continue to take a swing at the same divot over and over and over and over again." Carrier will sit out for 17th time on Tuesday night because of the injury.
Mar 7 - 9:45 AM

William Carrier's knee issue has been described as a lingering injury.

"It's a wear-and-tear injury for Will," coach Dan Bylsma said. "Probably bone bruise would be the best description of what he's dealing with in his knee." He is expected to be sidelined for a "little bit" and didn't practice on Sunday.
Feb 6 - 9:53 AM

William Carrier has been sidelined with a knee injury, and is considered day-to-day for now.

Through 35 games with the Sabres this season Carrier has posted six points along with 17 PIMs and 96 hits.
Feb 4 - 12:50 PM

William Carrier will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Nashville Predators.

He'll be replaced by Nicolas Deslauriers. Carrier has four goals and two assists in 32 games this season. Casey Nelson will also watch this game from the press box.
Jan 24 - 7:52 PM

William Carrier has scored two of his four goals this season in the past three games.

He was involved in two reviewed goals for the Sabres on Tuesday night, but both markers counted in a 4-3 loss to Toronto. Carrier has six points in 30 games this season.
Jan 18 - 10:00 AM

William Carrier found the back of the net in Friday's loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Carrier scored the game's first goal at the 4:24 mark of the opening period, but the Sabres couldn't hold onto the lead in the second period. The 22-year-old has three goals and two assists in 28 games this season.
Jan 14 - 11:59 AM

William Carrier (flu) returned to action on Tuesday January 10.

Carrier missed two straight games due to the illness. He scored the game-winning goal in his return against Philadelphia.
Jan 11 - 2:03 AM

William Carrier (flu) skated on Monday with his teammates.

He has missed the last two games due to illness and lost 13 pounds. Carrier could be available to play on Tuesday against Philadelphia.
Jan 9 - 6:33 PM

William Carrier won't play Saturday against the Jets due to the flu.

The next chance he has to play will be on Tuesday against Philadelphia. Carrier has three points 17 PIMs and 75 hits in 25 games this season.
Jan 7 - 12:38 PM

William Carrier is still dealing with the flu.

Carrier missed Thursday's game and he might end up missing Saturday's contest as well. He has a goal and three points in 25 contests this season.
Jan 6 - 4:06 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Johan Larsson
LW1Evander Kane
2Tyler Ennis
3Marcus Foligno
4Nicolas Deslauriers
5William Carrier
6Alexander Nylander
7C.J. Smith
8Cody McCormick
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Matt Moulson
4Brian Gionta
5Nicholas Baptiste
6Evan Rodrigues
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Jake McCabe
5Josh Gorges
6Cody Franson
7Justin Falk
8Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Anders Nilsson
3Linus Ullmark