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DAVID CLARKSON RUMORS

Simmons discusses Clarkson and the remaining free agent everybody insists is a ‘steal’

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...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

David Clarkson Putting Last Season Behind Him

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...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Comparing Ryan Callahan To David Clarkson

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...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Milan Lucic tunes up David Clarkson, jaws with fan

Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic got into a bit of a scuffle with Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson on Thursday night and it looks like Clarkson bit off more than he could chew. Lucic manhandled him pretty well and then he stayed on a roll when a Leafs fan started talking smack while he was in the box. Lucic was caught on camera rubbing salt in the wound of the Leafs fan...
Via Diehardsport
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumor: Will David Clarkson be a Leaf next season?

When the Toronto Maple Leafs signed David Clarkson to a seven year $36.75mil. contract ahead of this season, the hopes were that Clarkson would be that third line winger, with both grit and scoring ability, that the club has been missing for a number of years.The results have been another matter. Clarkson has amassed only 10 points, on 4 goals,  on the season and is a -12. These...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Report: David Clarkson returns to scene of the crime

Davis Clarkson, who signed a seven year contract with the Maple Leafs prior to the start of this season, and has been missing in action ever since, returns to the scene of the crime as the Leafs will pay a visit to the Prudential Centre in New Jersey.Clarkson got off to an unusual start in a Maple Leaf uniform, when he left the bench to join an altercation during a pre-season game...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Goalie fight highlights Sabres-Leafs preseason line brawl (Video)

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...
Via Holdout Sports
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Potential UFA target: David Clarkson

The Rangers have been burned by ex-Devils before, but that’s not what should keep them away from David Clarkson We all know that converted Devils haven’t made for the best Rangers. It’s an inescapable trend, but it would also be foolish for the team to make decisions based on past history rather than judging what individual players bring to the table. So with that said, GM...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

David Clarkson, Top Free Agents Aren’t the Answer for Flyers

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News 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...
Via GCobb.com
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Tight bond for Devils' Clarkson, DeBoer

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...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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