Daniel Carcillo

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Daniel Carcillo
Daniel Carcillo - Chicago Blackhawks.jpg
Carcillo with the Blackhawks in December 2014
Born January 28, 1985 (1985-01-28) (age 30)
King City, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Chicago Blackhawks
Phoenix Coyotes
Philadelphia Flyers
Los Angeles Kings
New York Rangers
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 2003
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2005–present

Daniel Carcillo (born January 28, 1985 in King City, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger. He currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He has also played in the OHL for 4 seasons; 3 for the Sarnia Sting and 1 for the Mississauga IceDogs. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins with the 23rd pick in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He played 3 seasons with the Coyotes before being traded to the Philadelphia Flyers on March 4, 2009 for Scottie Upshall and a 2011 2nd round draft pick. He played 3 seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers where he made it to the Stanley Cup Finals but the Flyers lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in six games.

He became an unrestricted free agent in the off season and was signed by the Chicago Blackhawks on November 26, 2010 to a one year contract.[1] On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[2] Carcillo is also the host of the radio program The Bomb Shelter which airs on WGN Radio 720 in Chicago.[3][4]

On July 16, 2013, Carcillo was traded to the Los Angeles Kings for a conditional sixth-round draft pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.[5]

He played 26 games with the Kings and was traded to the New York Rangers on January 4, 2014 for a seventh-round draft pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.[6] On May 23, 2014 during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Carcillo used physical force against a linesman while being escorted to the penalty box and he was suspended for 10 games.[7] On June 3, 2014, his suspension was reduced from 10 games to 6 games by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.[8]

On September 4, 2014, he was signed to a professional tryout contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins in order to attend their 2014 training camp and he was later released.[9][10]

On October 3, 2014, Carcillo joined the Chicago Blackhawks training camp roster.[11] On October 4, he agreed to a one-year, $550,000 contract with the Blackhawks.[12]

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