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Jets blue-liner Clitsome says he's recovered from injury

There are a lot of restarts and clean slates going on at Winnipeg Jets' training camp. Among the most dramatic of those is for defenceman Grant Clitsome, whose 2013-14 crashed and burned before Christmas because of a worsening back injury that eventually required surgery in mid-January. The 29-year-old from the Ottawa area is once again healthy and his addition to the regular...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Clitsome Has Season-Ending Surgery

Bad news for Winnipeg Jets defenseman Grant Clitsome. Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports that Clitsome had season-ending surgery on Thursday due to a back injury. He has not played since December 17 against the Buffalo Sabres.“It’s a tough injury. I talked to him a couple of times and he was obviously frustrated with how things were going,” said Jets captain Andrew Ladd...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Clitsome to play against Ducks tonight

The roster decision is made and defenceman Grant Clitsome returns to the lineup for the Winnipeg Jets tonight. Clitsome missed the first two regular-reason games with an unspecified injury. His activation led the Jets to re-assign defenceman Adam Pardy to the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps. Jets coach Claude Noel also said Sunday morning that defenceman Toby Enstrom is a game-time...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets agree to deal with Clitsome

Defenseman Grant Clitsome and the Winnipeg Jets agreed to a new contract on Tuesday. The 28-year-old played 44 games with the Jets last season, scoring four goals and adding 12 assists with 18 penalty minutes. His plus-10 rating was the best among all of Winnipeg's defensemen. The Jets did not release terms of the deal. Clitsome has appeared in 149 games between Winnipeg and...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

For the sake of the name…Jets re-sign Clitsome

I've been ill all day, so I need a laugh. Also, Grant Clitsome happens to be a very good second-pair defenseman: Grant Clitsome's three-year extension with #NHLJets is worth $6.2M. The defenceman could have become a UFA. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 3, 2013
Via Kukla's Korner
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25 II: #18 Grant Clitsome

  Grant Clitsome, 27, D, 5'11, 215 lbs Last Year's Ranking: Not Ranked This Year's Ranking: #18 Difference: N/A Word that come up to describe Grant Clitsome are versatile, steady, and an asset in the back half of the Jets blueline corps. Claimed on waivers midway through the 2011-12 season to the Jets, Clitsome found relief by playing for a...
Via Jets All Out
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Grabs Clitsome

The Winnipeg Jets claimed 26-year-old defenseman Grant Clitsome off waivers from the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday.Clitsome makes $1.25 million through next season.Clitsome had four goals, 14 points and minus-6 rating in 51 games with the Blue Jackets this year. So what if I only wrote this article so I could have the fun Clitsome headline? Share this:
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets claim former Blue Jackets D Clitsome off waivers

The Winnipeg Jets claimed former Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Grant Clitsome off waivers on Monday. Clitsome matched a career-high of four goals in 51 games this season with the Blue Jackets. The 26-year-old Ontario native also had 10 assists and 24 penalty minutes this season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Clitsome's goal halps Blue Jackets beat Kings 1-0

Curtis Sanford made 31 saves for his sixth career shutout, defenseman Grant Clitsome ended a 22-game goal drought, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 Saturday. Sanford started back-to-back games for the first time since a 12-game stretch from Nov. 17 through Dec. 10 when coach Scott Arniel benched Steve Mason. The shutout was Sanford's first since Dec...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

BJ’s and Clitsome = Match Made in Heaven

I have to admit that in every Columbus Blue Jackets game I hope for Grant Clitsome to get a hat trick.  When a name provides comedy on its own, it makes my writing that much easier.  And while there was no hat trick Thursday night for ol’ Clitty, there was 2 Goals on an impressive 6 Shots.  He seems to be gaining the trust of the BJ brass and his role is increasing (especially...
Via Razzball Hockey
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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