Barracuda's Carpenter impressing on and off the ice
Photo: San Jose Barracuda forward and San Jose Sharks prospect Ryan Carpenter saw his first NHL action in the 2015-16 campaign, appearing in one game for the Sharks in December (courtesy of Don Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
</p>Ryan Carpenter is used to putting others first, both off the ice and on it.
Off the ice, Carpenter earned the Yanick Dupre Memorial Award this season, given annually to the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year. Carpenter helped lead a handful of community initiatives in San Jose, including the Barracuda holiday toy drive, and made numerous hospital visits.… read more