Caria joins the K-Wings after completing his collegiate career with Lakehead University. During his senior year, Caria scored 10 goals and dished out an outstanding 27 assists in just 25 games.
A NOJHL Rookie of the Year in 2004, Caria was drafted at the completion of that season by the St. Michael’s Majors in the Ontario Hockey League Draft. After four seasons in the OHL, Caria received his first taste of professional hockey playing in 14 games in the ECHL with the Utah Grizzlies and the Florida Everblades. After those 14 games, Caria put his pro career on hold to head to Lakehead University.
In 2007, Caria participated in the Pittsburgh Penguins rookie camp, where he scored a goal in the camp's championship game.