Former Bourget Voltigeurs to Continue Career with Carolina Hurricanes

Former Bourget Voltigeurs to Continue Career with Carolina Hurricanes
Former Bourget Voltigeurs to Continue Career with Carolina Hurricanes

After winning the Stanley Cup with the Las Vegas Golden Knights in 2023, former Bourget Voltigeurs William Carrier agreed to change addresses in recent days. The athlete will now play with the Carolina Hurricanes, a team with which he signed a six-year contract that will earn him the tidy sum of $12 million in total.

This means that the 29-year-old forward’s bank account will be filled with an average of $2 million per season. The almost thirty-year-old frequented the Bourget College of Rigaud from 2006 to 2008. At a sports gala held on June 5, 2017, he was introduced to the Hall of Fame of the Bourget Voltigeurs.

He took advantage of this ceremony to remind young people of the importance of work and perseverance for an athlete.

Note that the left winger began his junior career with the Screaming Eagles of Cap-Breton in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In 2012, he won a medal at the Under-18 World Championship.

It was in 2013 that William Carrier was chosen at 57e second round rank by the St. Louis Blues. In 2014, he moved to Buffalo to join the Sabres. He played his first season as a pro in 2014-2015 wearing the colors of the Americans de Rochesterthe school club of this training.

Then, in September 2017, the Las Vegas Golden Knights officially entered the National Hockey League. He was then drafted by the troop led by Gérard Gallant on June 21 of the same year. Even though he was injured during his selection, he helped his team reach the final of the Coupe Stanley in his first year of existence against the Washington Capitals, to which his team lost in five games.

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