DAVID CLARKSON RUMORS

David Clarkson fails physical, unable to start training camp with team

In news that didn’t surprise anyone, David Clarkson won’t be starting the season with the Blue Jackets as he failed a physical. The team announced this today at a press conference involving John Davidson and Bill Zito. Clarkson, who was acquired via a trade for Nathan Horton, has not had a great tenure with the Blue Jackets. He has missed more games then he has played in and...
Via The Sports Daily
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: The Clarkson of Old

Ever since the 2011-2012 season, David Clarkson has failed to live up to the expectations that were set by the monster contract that he signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs a few years later. Posting only 15 and 11 points in the 2 seasons that he spent in Toronto were not even close to what was expected of a man being paid 5.25 million a season. However, now that he is out of the...
Via isportsweb.com
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (2/28/15) vs New Jersey Devils

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. Highlights: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly   The Good: David Clarkson I don’t know how many times we will get...
Via BS Hockey
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining the innovative and surprising Nathan Horton – David Clarkson trade

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): 2007...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Leafs trade David Clarkson to Blue Jackets For Nathan Horton

By Nicholas Goss 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...
Via NESN.com
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Leafs’ David Clarkson Fights Twice, Ejected For Interference In First Period (Video)

David Clarkson’s tenure with the Toronto Maple Leafs has not gone according to plan. The veteran winger signed a seven-year, $36.75 million free-agent contract with the Leafs before the 2013-14 season and has scored just 15 goals in 115 games. Saturday night’s game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre was another low point for Clarkson. He fought twice in the first...
Via NESN.com
February 14, 2015  |  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
January 10, 2015  |  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...
Via NESN.com
January 10, 2015  |  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
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