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NHL Ref Dean Morton got taken out hard and ... Oh, he's hurt

NHL Referee Dean Morton had his legs taken out from under him by the Leafs David Clarkson. Morton landed hard on his back and neck. He was helped off the ice and didn’t return to the game.And to make matters worse. [Yardbarker] @mirtle @ScoutingTheRefs he had surgery in Early September. He told us at our referee course— Matt Thompson (@MMThompson50) January 10, 2015Follow us...
Via Bob's Blitz
21 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Ref injured trying to jump over David Clarkson

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) The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Referee injured after brutal collision with player

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...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Injury Update: David Clarkson to be ready for season opener

Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson fractured an orbital bone below his right eye last week but should be all systems go for the Leafs' season opener October 8.  According to THE CANADIAN PRESS, the injury was sustained in a fight with Cody McCormick of the Buffalo Sabres but is not too serious. #459638389 / The 30-year-old winger won't need surgery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

David Clarkson and the Maple Leafs Contract Disaster

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 […] The post David Clarkson and the Maple Leafs Contract Disaster appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
September 30, 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

Toronto Maple Leafs snap losing streak, keep playoff hopes alive

David Clarkson’s fifth goal of the season helped Toronto avoid a nine-game losing streak. (Jay Laprete/The Associated Press) After a torrid start to the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs had started to falter down the stretch. With a record of 4-10-1 in the month of March and an eight-game losing streak to close the month, the start of April saw the Leafs get back on track with a...
Via Around The Rink
April 02, 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

David Clarkson’s nightmare season continues.

The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed power forward David Clarkson on injured reserve on Friday as he continues to deal with a bursa sac issue in his elbow. David Clarkson, 29, has had more than a rough start to his tenure in Toronto and this latest setback comes at an awful time for the 6’’1 forward. His elbow injury was gruesomely depicted on an episode of HBO’s 24/7 three...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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