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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'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

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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

William Carrier is still battling the flu.

With that in mind, Carrier isn't likely to play on Thursday. He has a goal and three points in 25 games in 2016-17.
Jan 5 - 3:13 PM

William Carrier didn't skate with the team Wednesday because of the flu.

His status for Thursday's game versus Chicago is uncertain, so consider him day-to-day for now. Carrier has one goal and two assists in 25 games with the Sabres this season.
Jan 5 - 7:58 AM

William Carrier is likely to play Tuesday after sitting out Saturday's contest with a hand injury.

Coach Dan Bylsma said the lineup is a game-time decision, but Carrier is projected to be in on a line with Zemgus Girgensons and Brian Gionta.
Jan 3 - 2:16 PM

William Carrier (hand) practiced on Sunday and is set to return to action on Tuesday against the Rangers.

Through the first two dozen games of his young career, Carrier has two points with 15 PIMs and 72 hits.
Jan 1 - 3:03 PM

Sabres head coach Dan Bylsma confirmed that William Carrier doesn't have a broken hand.

Carrier was injured during a fight with Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid. The Sabres forward landed the first punch of the fight, but it was directly on McQuaid's helmet. It's unclear when he'll be able to return to the lineup.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 11:58:00 AM

William Carrier hurt his hand in Thursday's game against Boston.

He was hurt during a fight with Bruins defender Adam McQuaid after he put a high hit on David Backes with 5:07 left in the first period. Carrier landed some heavy shots on McQuaid when the defenseman was tied up by a linesman.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 08:22:00 AM

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