The Seattle Kraken have signed one-year two-way deals with striker Alexander True and defender Connor Carrick.
True played 27 games with San Jose Barracuda from the AHL in the 2020/21 season, scoring nine goals and 11 assists for 20 points. He added an assist in seven NHL games with the San Jose Sharks.
In four professional seasons in San Jose, True scored 59 goals and 69 assists for 128 points in 203 AHL competitions. He was named MVP of the Barracuda team in 2018-19 when he led the team in goals (24), points (55) and plus / minus (+16), and again in 2020-21.
Born in Copenhagen, the 24-year-old has provided a total of five assists in 19 NHL games with the Sharks.
Carrick had six assists in 13 games with the AHL’s Binghamton Devils and one goal and one assist in 11 games with the NHL’s New Jersey Devils in 2020-21.
A veteran of eight professional seasons, Carrick has played 158 games in the AHL with Binghamton, Texas, Toronto and Hershey, scoring a total of 20 goals and 63 assists for 83 points. In 2015 and 2016 he took part in the AHL All-Star Classic.
Carrick has also scored nine goals and 13 assists for 22 points in 25 Calder Cup playoff games. He led the entire AHL postseason in 2016, with 18 points in 15 games for Toronto.
Carrick was chosen by Washington in the fifth round of the 2012 NHL Draft and has played in 241 NHL games with Washington, Toronto, Dallas and New Jersey, collecting 13 goals and 36 assists for 49 points.