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(Connor) Washington Capitals hockey player Connor Carrick (front, middle) poses for a photo with local youth hockey players Sunday, July 27, at the Arctic Ice Arena. Carrick, an Orland Park native, visited the arena to run drills with the Vikings Youth Hockey club.
Thomas Czaja, Staff Writer
8:04 am PDT August 5, 2014

When Connor Carrick first took the ice as a player with the Vikings Youth Hockey Club years ago, they thought the young kid might be special.

Fast forward to present day, where they know just how special he is, both for his abilities as a skater with a hockey stick and for his desire to give back to the community he calls home.