I meant to post this a few days ago when Connor Carrick jumped ship for the OHL, but with friends in from out of town this got put on the back burner. I dug up all the players who committed to Michigan but opted for major junior before they arrived to see their success rate.
Plymouth Whalers have a press release now. Gotta love this quote… “It seemed it (the decision to come to Plymouth) was a no-brainer – both my hockey and my schooling will be in great hands. The underlying message is I’m very excited. I definitely lost some sleep over a couple of nights, but I’m confident [...]
Well, it’s essentially all but official now. Incoming freshman defenseman Connor Carrick will sign with the Plymouth Whalers and will forgo his Michigan commitment. While it’s not a major blow to the blue line, it’s disappointing nevertheless. Not just from the hockey perspective that he could have helped U-M, but from the fact that he [...]
Chris Peters is reporting on Twitter that, according to a source, incoming Michigan defenseman Connor Carrick will forgo his commitment to the Wolverines and sign with the Plymouth Whalers. Neither Carrick nor the Whalers have yet to confirm this, however. If you didn’t follow my Twitter feed yesterday, the Michigan Daily’s Matt Slovin reported that [...]
No cause for concern…yet…but the Plymouth Whalers just announced they traded a 6th round pick in the 2013 OHL Draft to Guelph for the rights to incoming Michigan defenseman Connor Carrick. UPDATE: I thought this deal sounded a little lite with Guelph only getting a 6th round pick. If it were a done deal I [...]