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Daniel Carr Enjoying Success After Battling Through Latest Adversity

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Getty Images/Minas Panagiotakis

The following article was published at www.sportsnet.ca on December 13, 2017 featuring Union College alum Daniel Carr, who has experienced recent success as a member of the Montreal Canadiens. 

By Eric Engels 

It would be an understatement to say this season started on the wrong foot for Daniel Carr.

But if it hadn’t gone that way, you have to wonder if we’d be witnessing the redemptive tale he’s currently authoring.

The 26-year-old, who was waived and went unclaimed after coming to Montreal Canadiens training camp — basically as an afterthought after scoring eight goals and 18 points in his first 55 games in the NHL — is on a burner. With two goals and five assists and at least a point recorded in each of his last five games since being recalled to Montreal from the AHL’s Laval Rocket, only Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak (eight-game streak), Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin (six games) and Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck (six games) are hotter.

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