Carson Soucy is a Canadian professional ice hockey player playing defense for the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League (NHL). He finished his collegiate career with the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. Concluding his collegiate career, Soucy started to play in the NHL and signed an entry-level contract with the Minnesota Wild on April 11, 2017.
Soucy played prominently for the Minnesota Wild, and since July 2021, he has been playing for the Seattle Kraken. Soucy is one of the most prominent players in his team, as he has helped them to win many games in big tournaments. With maintaining an impressive professional life, Soucy is also doing well in his personal life. He is a married man living happily with his wife, Shyla Soucy.
Carson Soucy is married to his girlfriend-turned-wife, Shyla Soucy. The couple has known each other for over a decade. The Soucy couple often posts images on their social media handles. As the ice hockey player keeps his love life very private, we cannot mention when he began dating Shyla.
Being in a romantic affair for a long time, Carson and Shyla thought of taking their relationship to the next level. So, in August 2021, Carson proposed to his girlfriend with a diamond ring. The ice hockey player also took to Instagram to share the happy news with the world.
On August 12, Carson posted a series of their engagement moments, writing, "She said Yes! Can't wait to marry you." Many of his fans and well-wishers were quick to congratulate the couple. After their engagement, Soucy and his partner began preparing for their wedding.
The engaged couple walked down the wedding aisle on July 9, 2022. Their intimate wedding ceremony was organized privately in the presence of their family and close ones. The professional ice hockey player shared their wedding photos on his Instagram account.
Soucy earns a decent amount of money from being a professional ice hockey player. He relishes a lavish life with an over $4 million net worth. Soucy is signed with the Seattle Kraken and earns $3,500,000. In his first season with the Kraken, he bagged himself $3,000,000.
Before that, Soucy had an impressive tenure with the Minnesota Wild. While signing a deal of $8,250,000, Soucy received an annual salary of $2,750,000. In the 2017-18 season, Soucy earned $216,163, which increased to $750,000 in the following season. While playing for the Minnesota team in the 2020-21 season, he received $1,750,000.
As Soucy is still active in this sport, we can expect that his income will skyrocket in the coming years.
Soucy has an athletic family background, as most of his family members are engaged in sports. So, while growing up, Soucy competed at the Triple-A midget level. He also played one season of junior A hockey with the Spruce Grove Saints of the AJHL. After that, he competed in softball and represented the Canadian team at the 2012 International Softball Federation World Junior Championship.
After finishing his collegiate career, Soucy began his NHL career. The Minnesota Wild drafted him in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft with the 137th overall pick. On April 2, 2017, he was called to the NHL level following an injury to Ryan Suter, and his NHL debut came on the same night in a game against Edmonton.
Soucy played with the Minnesota team until 2021, and on July 21, 2021, he was selected at the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft by the Seattle Kraken. Andre Burakovsky and Matty Beniers also plays for the Seattle Kraken.
Soucy is one of the most prominent players on his team. While representing the squad in many games, Soucy has faced some issues with his health. He has been injured multiple times. In February 2020, Soucy missed some games due to an illness.
In the same month, Soucy suffered an upper-body injury in a game against Edmonton. He was forced to miss some weeks. In June 2022, he suffered a lower-body injury in a game against the Panthers. Apart from injuries, Carson was suspended for one game in March 2021 for his hit on Conor Garland in a game.
Born on July 27, 1994, Carson Soucy grew up in his hometown Irma, Alberta, Canada. Soucy's parents are Mike and Debbie. His father, Mike, previously played softball. Besides, Soucy also has a brother named Tyson, who plays ice hockey.
Tyson most notably played for the Elk Point Elks of the SaskAlta Senior Hockey League. As said earlier, Carson has received huge support from his family and has also talked about them in some interviews. When he was drafted in 2013, Soucy had a Q&A session with NHL. He was asked whom he was watching the draft with. So, he said, "My family. My mom and brother."
Besides that, Soucy has two cousins, Parker Mackay and Zach Mackay. Parker is also an ice hockey player who played for Irma Aces in the EastCSHL. In the same way, Zach has played for the same team.
Regarding his body measurement, Soucy is a tall guy standing at an impressive height of 6 feet 5 inches which is 196 cm.
Meanwhile, Soucy weighs 210 lbs which is 95 kg.
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