DAVID CLARKSON NEWS

Three Things Peter DeBoer Needs To Do As Head Coach In San Jose

The Sharks made their official announcement today naming Peter DeBoer as their new head coach. Now I obviously with any move there is often a split in the fan base of those who approve and those who do not. My personal take is that DeBoer got more out his teams than he should have on multiple occasions and while I can understand the hesitation based his NHL Record (217-200-77) but...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Matt Beleskey the next David Clarkson?

As the postseason continues to chug along, the other teams in the league have turned their eyes elsewhere to a place where hopes and dreams seem just as grand as the Stanley Cup. I am of course talking about the NHL offseason. A player who is improving his stock much more than anyone else with each game played is Anaheim Ducks winger Matt Beleskey. While having a strong regular season...
Via Bloguin Best
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Matt Beleskey the next David Clarkson?

As the postseason continues to chug along, the other teams in the league have turned their eyes elsewhere to a place where hopes and dreams seem just as grand as the Stanley Cup. I am of course talking about the NHL offseason. A player who is improving his stock much more than anyone else with each game played is Anaheim Ducks winger Matt Beleskey. While having a strong regular season...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 04, 2015  |  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
March 04, 2015  |  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
March 04, 2015  |  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
March 01, 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

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 Bloguin Best
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...
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February 28, 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...
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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...
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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

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

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...
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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

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

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...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs snap 11-game winless streak with victory over Oilers

  Interim coach Peter Horachek scratched David Clarkson and started James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs snapped an 11-game winless streak, beating the Edmonton Oilers 5-1 on Saturday night. Richard Panik scored in Clarkson's spot on the power play and Reimer, starting with Jonathan Bernier out sick, made 32 saves to help Toronto win for the first time since Jan. 9 and just...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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