DAVID CLARKSON NEWS

New Blue Jackets RW Clarkson to miss 4-6 weeks with torn muscle

  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...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury bug bites one of newest Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- 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...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New Blue Jacket Clarkson to miss 4-6 weeks with torn muscle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Winners and losers of the 2015 NHL trade deadline

Every year the trade deadline brings a bit of everything; intrigue and speculation are always surrounding each team regardless of their disposition in the days prior to the deadline. It can be beautiful for writers like myself and it can be torturous for players (sorry Patrick Sharp) but nonetheless it becomes a pseudo holiday for all involved. While these trades won’t be evaluated...
Via Bloguin Best
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Aftermath: (3/1/15) @ Pittsburgh Penguins

Five months ago I had circled this date on my calendar, purchased tickets and smiled at the thought of two playoff-bound division rivals going toe-to-toe as they entered the final stretch of the regular season. Well, things don’t always work out as planned and you could consider this one of my biggest fortune-telling blunders. Regardless, this journey into Pittsburgh’s Consol...
Via BS Hockey
29 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Hell Happened: Malkin still on fire, Winnik gets an assist in big win

The final score was 5-3, but the only reason this game was close is because both teams were in the same arena at the same time. With the trade deadline looming on Monday, this game may have been our first look at what the Pens may be taking into the dance come April. And it didn’t look too bad. Yeah, it was against the limp Blue Jackets and David Clarkson’s ego, but it looks...
Via The Pensblog
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Crashing the Net: Bobrovsky off IR, Clarkson's debut and more

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Blue Jackets held an optional skate this morning in advance of the 5 p.m. start against the visiting New Jersey Devils. Seven players, including newly acquired right wing David Clarkson, and goaltending coach Ian Clark took to the main ice. Joining the coach and Clarkson on the ice were Brian Gibbons, Marko Dano, Cody Goloubef, Dalton Prout, Jordan Leopold and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 28, 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

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 Bloguin Best
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils-Blue Jackets Preview

David Clarkson believes he can get back to playing the same way he did with the New Jersey Devils now that he's on the Columbus Blue Jackets. Clarkson expects to make his Columbus debut Saturday evening at home against his first NHL team. Columbus (26-30-4) acquired Clarkson from Toronto on Thursday in exchange for injured right wing Nathan Horton in a trade of bad contracts. Clarkson...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Senators Were Interested in David Clarkson

skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 12, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Maple Leafs 3-2. Remember that feeling of being aghast when a loathed division rival miraculously traded one of the most immovable contracts in the NHL? Well thanks to ESPN‘s Pierre Lebrun, those feelings can creep back in knowing...
Via The 6th Sens
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Explaining the Maple Leafs-Blue Jackets trade

One of the more notable trades Thursday was also the one that left a ton of people scratching their heads. In case you missed it: the Toronto Maple Leafs shipped out struggling forward David Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets for injured and potentially retiring forward Nathan Horton. I know what you’re asking: What? How? Why? Who? All of the questions. Luckily for you...
Via Sports-Glory
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 26 — Breaking News: Leafs trade David Clarkson to Columbus

The David Clarkson era is over: Leafs trade the winger to Columbus (Tom Szczerbowski/USA Today) Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) and Chris Shannon (@ChrisShannon16) go live just minutes after news broke that David Clarkson is traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Nathan Horton...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

The Clarkson for Horton trade was all about the money

Just over three days remain until the clock strikes 3 p.m. on Monday, signaling the conclusion of the NHL trade deadline. As the hours tick down and deals are consummated between teams, there will be nervous fretting and joyous celebration by fans on either side of a trade. The fair city of Columbus sufficiently rocked their fans and much of the hockey world Thursday night. No, it...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Leafs, Blue Jackets swap contracts neither team happy about

  The Columbus Blue Jackets and Toronto Maple Leafs traded bad contracts. The Blue Jackets acquired disappointing right wing David Clarkson from the Maple Leafs on Thursday in exchange for injured right wing Nathan Horton. Both were making about the same money, for the same length of time. Horton, who may not play again due to a degenerative condition in his back, is signed at a...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs hold off Flyers after big trade

TORONTO (AP) In their first game without the traded David Clarkson, Jonathan Bernier made 47 saves and Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. The win came mere hours after the Leafs dealt Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets for injured winger Nathan Horton. Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak and Dion Phaneuf scored for Toronto. Claude Giroux...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

What does the acquisition of David Clarkson mean for the Blue Jackets?

The Columbus Blue Jackets made perhaps the biggest trade deadline splash in franchise history on Thursday, trading injured forward Nathan Horton to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for underachieving forward David Clarkson. This article will take a look at the trade dynamic for both sides. The Blue Jackets have suffered all year long due […] The post What does the acquisition...
Via Along the Boards
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

David Clarkson is a Blue Jacket

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...
Via BS Hockey
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets trade Nathan Horton to Toronto Maple Leafs

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Prior to tonight's game with the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced that the club had traded injured right winger Nathan Horton to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for right winger David Clarkson. "There's a good chance that he might never play again," Kekalainen said of Horton. "This deal's all about financials...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets trade Nathan Horton to Toronto Maple Leafs

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Prior to tonight's game with the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced that the club had traded injured right winger Nathan Horton to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for right winger David Clarkson. "There's a good chance that he might never play again," Kekalainen said of Horton. "This deal's all about financials...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs trade David Clarkson to Blue Jackets for Nathan Horton

The Toronto Maple Leafs traded veteran forward David Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets for injured forward Nathan Horton on Thursday. Clarkson waived a no-movement clause in his contract to go to Columbus.  The 30-year-old signed a monster seven-year, $36.75 million contract with Toronto in July 2013. “David Clarkson has been a 30-goal scorer in the NHL who will...
Via Sports-Glory
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Leafs trade David Clarkson to Blue Jackets For Nathan Horton

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...
Via NESN.com
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

CBJ trade injured Nathan Horton to Leafs for David Clarkson

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired right wing David Clarkson from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for right wing Nathan Horton. Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced the deal Thursday night. The 29-year-old Horton, a prized signing two years ago, has not played for the Blue Jackets all season because of a degenerative condition in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

CBJ trade injured Nathan Horton to Leafs for David Clarkson

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired right wing David Clarkson from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for right wing Nathan Horton. Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced the deal Thursday night. The 29-year-old Horton, a prized signing two years ago, has not played for the Blue Jackets all season because of a degenerative condition in...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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