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William Carrier | Center | #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 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

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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

William Carrier had quite the first period during Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Bruins.

With about five minutes to go in the first period, Carrier finished a high-check, around the head area, of David Backes coming from the blind side. To be clear, Carrier hits Backes in a parallel fashion, but it doesn't look good. Backes didn't return to the game. Carrier served a minor for a 'Rule 48 infraction', then later fought Adam McQuaid. A suspension could be coming. All that in just 83 seconds of playing time. Stay tuned.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 10:56:00 PM

William Carrier and Cody Franson will be scratched against the Hurricanes on Thursday night.

If you're in the right pool, Carrier's 61 hits in just 21 games certainly stands out. Franson's value meanwhile is much more stout as he's posted a goal and eight points along with 30 blocks and hits in 31 games.
Source: Joe Yerdon
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 06:31:00 PM

William Carrier, who was brought back from the minors on Sunday, will play with Ryan O'Reilly and Kyle Okposo on Tuesday night.

He has potted one goal in 11 games this season, while displaying some speed. "It's just keep playing the way I'm playing now," said Carrier. "Coach is liking what I'm doing, so I'm just trying to bring that to their line tonight."
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 03:58:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan O'Reilly
2Jack Eichel
3Johan Larsson
4Zemgus Girgensons
5William Carrier
LW1Evander Kane
2Tyler Ennis
3Marcus Foligno
4Nicolas Deslauriers
5Cal O'Reilly
6Cody McCormick
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Matt Moulson
4Brian Gionta
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Jake McCabe
5Josh Gorges
6Cody Franson
7Casey Nelson
8Justin Falk
9Taylor Fedun
G1Robin Lehner
2Anders Nilsson