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Golden Knights call Daniel Carr up from Chicago

VEGAS (November 22, 2018) –Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, November 22, the following roster transactions: the team has recalled forward Daniel Carr from the American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves and has assigned forward Tomas Hyka to the Wolves.

Carr has appeared in 16 games for the Wolves this season and leads the AHL with 22 points (9 G, 13 A) and has not taken a penalty. He also has a league-high six power play goals. Last season with the Montreal Canadiens, Carr appeared in 38 games and recorded 16 points (6 G, 10 A) to go with eight penalty minutes. He was signed by the Golden Knights on July 1, 2018.

Hyka has appeared in 17 games for the Golden Knights this season and has recorded four points (1 G, 3 A) to go with two penalty minutes. This season with the Wolves, Hyka appeared in two games and has recorded three assists to go with two penalty minutes. During the 2017-18 season with the Wolves, he recorded 48 points (15 G, 33 A) in 50 games. Hyka was signed by the Golden Knights on June 1, 2017.

Daniel Carr, Forward

Country: Canada

Birthplace: Sherwood Park, AB

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 193 lbs.

Age: 27

Draft: Undrafted

Shoots: Left

Notes:

-Has recorded a league-high 22 points (9 G, 13 A) in 16 games with AHL’s Chicago Wolves during the 2018-19 season.

-Had 16 points (6 G, 10 A) in 38 games with the Montreal Canadiens during the 2017-18 season.

-Finished the 2017-18 season with AHL’s Laval Rocket with 19 points (11 G, 8 A) in 20 games.

-Collected 34 points (14 G, 20 A) in 94 games with the Canadiens over the course of three NHL seasons.

Tomas Hyka, Forward

Birthplace: Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic

Height: 5’11’’

Weight: 174 lbs.

Age: 25

Shoots: Right

Draft: Selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the sixth round (171st overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft

Notes:

-Has recorded four points (1 G, 3 A) with the Vegas Golden Knights during the 2018-19 season

-Appeared in 10 games for the Vegas Golden Knights during the 2017-18 season and finished with three points (1 G, 2 A)

-Has recorded three points (0 G, 3 A) in two games with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves during the 2018-19 season

-Made NHL career debut against Anaheim on Feb. 19, 2018 and scored first career goal against Vancouver on Feb. 23, 2018

-Recorded 48 points (15 G, 33 A) in 50 games with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves during the 2017-18 season.

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