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William Carrier | Winger | #28

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/20/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 212
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (57) / STL

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William Carrier (upper body) has been taken off the injured reserve list.
Carrier is expected to return to the Golden Knights' lineup on Thursday. He has a goal and an assist in 20 games this season. Jan 4 - 4:08 PM

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William Carrier (upper body) sat out his 12th straight game on Saturday.

However, he is close to being back and could be ready to come off injured reserve after the Christmas break.
Sun, Dec 24, 2017 05:36:00 PM

William Carrier (upper body) practiced Saturday but in a non-contact role.

Carrier was injured on November 25 and while there is still not a definite timetable for his return, he is obviously getting closer. "He looked really good," coach Gerard Gallant said. "I don’t think he’s that far away, but I don’t want to say when he’ll be back." Carrier has two points in 20 games but is a valuable member of the Vegas defensive corps.
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 08:52:00 AM

William Carrier (upper body) is still not skating.

Carrier was injured a week ago and has not been on the ice since. He has two points and 17 penalty minutes in 20 games with Vegas. He has no fantasy value.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 09:15:00 AM

William Carrier (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve.

Carrier hasn't played since Nov. 25 due to an upper-body injury. He has two points and 17 penalty minutes in 20 games this campaign.
Thu, Nov 30, 2017 03:15:00 PM

William Carrier won't play Tuesday because of an upper-body injury.

Carrier didn't practice Monday because of the ailment and he is listed as day-to-day.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 02:43:00 PM

William Carrier (undisclosed) is listed as day-to-day.

Carrier didn't participate in Monday's practice. It sounds like he's questionable for Tuesday's game against Dallas.
Mon, Nov 27, 2017 04:33:00 PM

William Carrier will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

It's the second time this season that Carrier will watch his team play from the press box. He has one goal and one assist in 16 games this season. Jon Merrill will also be scratched in this one.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 09:49:00 PM

William Carrier is excited to be part of the Vegas Golden Knights.

"It’ll be a big opportunity to make a statement in camp," Carrier said. "I’ve been used to trying to earn a spot, but everything is going to be new. New city, new rink and all the fans are going to be excited. It should be good." Carrier got his first taste of the NHL in 2016-17 with the Buffalo Sabres as he recorded five goals and eight points in 41 contests. He'll be someone to watch during the Golden Knights' training camp.
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 04:09:00 AM

William Carrier has been chosen by the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft.

The Golden Knights will also get a sixth-round pick from Buffalo for picking Carrier. The Sabres wanted to protect backup goaltender Linus Ullmark, so they added some incentive to take Carrier. He registered eight points in 41 games with Buffalo in 2016-17.
Wed, Jun 21, 2017 08:37:00 PM

William Carrier is available to the Vegas Golden Knights and it's believed that he will be taken in the expansion draft.

It's being speculated that Sabres GM Jason Botterill has a deal in place to protect backup goaltender Linus Ullmark, so Buffalo exposed Carrier to be selected rather than oft-injured veteran Tyler Ennis. Carrier skated in 41 NHL games in 2016-17 and he posted eight points. The 22-year-old has speed and can play a physical game, which could interest Vegas.
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 09:28:00 AM

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).
Wed, Apr 5, 2017 07:34:00 PM

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.
Sat, Mar 25, 2017 11:50:00 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.
Fri, Mar 24, 2017 08:39:00 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.
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 01:16:00 PM

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