The moment that David Clarkson signed a seven year, $37 million dollar contract with the Maple Leafs was the moment that the majority of people in the hockey world knew it would be a disaster. The deal was too long, and far too rich, and for a hometown boy, the expectations would far exceed the […]
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from Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun,
David Clarkson, whose eye and possibly his cheek were damaged in a fight with Cody McCormick, will be checked Monday after swelling made it impossible to determine the extent of his facial injuries.
“He’s to see an ENT (ear, nose and throat) specialist,” coach Randy Carlyle said Sunday morning. “That’s where we’re at. We’re...
Tyler Bozak and David Clarkson both missed the first practice day of Toronto Maple Leafs training camp with lower-body injuries, and coach Randy Carlyle didn't say when he expects either player to be ready.
Bozak and Clarkson suffered the injuries in pre-training camp workouts, according to Carlyle, who said they made ''small amounts of improvement'' from Friday...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago
TORONTO (AP) Tyler Bozak and David Clarkson both missed the first practice day of Toronto Maple Leafs training camp with lower-body injuries, and coach Randy Carlyle didn't say when he expects either player to be ready.
Bozak and Clarkson suffered the injuries in pre-training camp workouts, according to Carlyle, who said they made ''small amounts of improvement'...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago
The Toronto Sun's Steve Simmons offers a little less time to hockey notes in the middle of the summer, and aside from his weekly anti-Corsi rant, here's the gist of his hockey commentary from his Sunday notebook:
What happens if David Clarkson is as inept in Year 2 with the Leafs as he was in Year 1? Do they want a $5-million player on their fourth line (who isn’t...
from Luke Fox of Sportsnet,
So when you ask Clarkson about the disappointment of last season, he’s swift to change the subject. You can’t blame him for not wanting to settle into a discussion of his worst year as a professional hockey player.
“It’s not a secret, right? At the end of the season, I obviously wasn’t happy,” Clarkson says. “No season goes the same...
from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe,
They are both right wings. They were leaders for New York-area teams. They play rugged, in-your-face games. They can score goals on the power play and in even-strength situations.
Ryan Callahan could become the next David Clarkson. And that’s not necessarily a good thing. Clarkson was never drafted. But after signing with the Devils...
In case you needed a reminder that the NHL season is right around the corner, check out the massive line brawl that broke out in the third period of Sunday night's preseason game between the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs.
The highlight of the brawl was the goalie fight between Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier and Sabres goalie Ryan Miller, which Bernier seemed to...
NHLTags: Bryan BickellChicago BlackhawksDavid ClarksonRyane CloweTye McGinnViktor StalbergThere are two adjectives that NHL organizations often claim to be a part of their management blueprint- “bigger” and “faster.”
During the end-of-year locker cleanout, Philadelphia Flyers’ general manager Paul Holmgren told reporters that the...
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Coaches and players often talk about the bonds that develop over time. It would be difficult to find a stronger relationship than the one between Devils coach Peter DeBoer and right wing David Clarkson.
Their union has spanned nine years and has the coach and the right wing in the Stanley Cup Final. The player and the coach hold each other in high regard.
"He's a big part...