Columbus Blue Jackets right wing David Clarkson will miss four to six weeks with a torn oblique muscle suffered Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals.
The injured-ravaged club has totaled 406 man-games lost to injury with 19 games remaining. Last season's total was 292.
The 30-year-old Clarkson was acquired Feb. 26 from Toronto for injured right wing Nathan Horton. He...
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In David Clarkson’s much ballyhooed debut for the Columbus Blue Jackets, the team fell to the New Jersey Devils with the score of 2-0. In a game that was low scoring and fairly low event, the Devils were able to lull the Jackets to sleep and eek out a victory.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
The Good: David Clarkson
I don’t know how many times we will get...
In one of the most innovative and surprising trades in recent memory, Nathan Horton of the Columbus Blue Jackets was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs for David Clarkson. Full stop. No salary retained. Nothing else was added to this deal to sweeten the pot for either side. For as simple as it was presented on the surface, this deal was anything but.
Clarkson (all situations):
The worst contract in the NHL is now a member of our Columbus Blue Jackets.
David Clarkson will trade in the Toronto blue and white for the Union Blue. Nathan Horton will now be paid by the Toronto Maple Leafs for the remainder of his contract.
Spin this deal however you like. The team has already trotted out a few angles:
– David Clarkson will be paid to at least play hockey...
The Toronto Maple Leafs found a way to trade the contract of underachieving forward David Clarkson, something very few people thought would be possible.
Clarkson signed a seven-year, $36.7 million contract with the Leafs before the 2013-14 season and failed to meet expectations with just 15 goals in 118 career games with the Original Six club.
On Thursday, the Leafs traded him...
NHL official Dean Morton was forced to leave the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Columbus Blue Jackets after a nasty collision with David Clarkson. Morton tried to leap over Clarkson to avoid the collision, but it resulted in the official flipping over Clarkson and landing hard on his side/back. Reports have stated that Morton broke his rib.
(H/T Reddit Hockey)
Dean Morton had a tough day at the office Friday night.
The NHL referee was working a game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Columbus Blue Jackets when he got caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. The result was an ugly spill on the ice.
Morton was in the corner in a vulnerable position when Leafs forward David Clarkson came barreling toward him. Clarkson had fallen to...
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...