NATHAN HORTON NEWS

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
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Frustration mounts for Blue Jackets after another slow start

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Half of the team was still on the ice for the pregame warm-ups when the news of Nathan Horton being traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs went up on the video ribbon that encircles the arena. As they filed back into the dressing room, it was confirmed that they were getting a new teammate in David Clarkson. "We've all been in that situation before," said head coach Todd...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs trade David Clarkson to Blue Jackets

The hockey world is in shock, just a short while ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs were able to pull off the impossible. Trading David Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Nathan Horton. Clarkson, 30, has struggled since signing a seven-year, $36.75 million contract with Toronto in the summer of 2013. In 118 games over two seasons, Clarkson recorded 15 goals, 11 assists...
Via Hockey Fan Land
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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 his...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

CBJ Trade Targets: Right Wing

As we discussed in the earlier post on potential trade or UFA targets for right shooting defenders, the chances that the Jackets make the play-offs this year are essentially nil, so instead we look to figure out how to improve on the team through trade or maybe even UFA signings. The second major concern for the Jackets is depth on the right wing. In the HERO Graph Analysis for...
Via BS Hockey
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton showing signs of improvement, future still a mystery

It’s been a long time since we’ve had some positive news about Nathan Horton. Back in October, we discussed how Horton’s degenerative back condition was far worse than previously thought and that the forward’s career was in jeopardy. Since the time of that report, information on Horton has been scarce if not nonexistent. Most hockey fans assumed the worst. We finally have...
Via Bloguin Best
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton showing signs of improvement, future still a mystery

It’s been a long time since we’ve had some positive news about Nathan Horton. Back in October, we discussed how Horton’s degenerative back condition was far worse than previously thought and that the forward’s career was in jeopardy. Since the time of that report, information on Horton has been scarce if not nonexistent. Most hockey fans assumed the worst. We finally have...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Injuries are the story so far

Expectations in Columbus were at an all-time high following the franchise’s most successful season ever. Nobody however, could have foreseen what is going on in the Blue Jacket’s locker room this season. With 154 man-games lost to injury by the end of November, this is one of if not the most injury-plagued squads in recent memory. The Jackets record is 7-15-2, 8th and last-place...
Via isportsweb.com
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Claude Julien: ‘It’s Too Bad’ To See Nathan Horton Face Career Decision

BOSTON — Former Bruins winger Nathan Horton might never play in another NHL game. The 29-year-old forward is dealing with a degenerative back problem that has made everyday life a challenge. “I can’t stand up like a normal person; I can’t bend over,” Horton recently told Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch. “I can’t run. I can’t play with my kids. To get in...
Via NESN.com
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Marc Savard Knows Ex-Bruins Teammate Nathan Horton’s Pain, Has Advice

Nathan Horton is faced with a life-changing decision: Have surgery on his degenerative back injury or continue suffering through extensive pain that prohibits him from playing hockey at age 29. If anyone can relate to Horton’s predicament, it’s Marc Savard. Savard, now 37 years old, played with Horton on the Boston Bruins and was the victim of Matt...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Nathan Horton Should Retire

A few months back I caught flack from readers and non readers alike about an article I wrote about Nathan Horton. I stated in the article that in his injury ridden season we didn’t have much more to be excited about as his production was in line with previous seasons. While this presumption upset some, others were quick to accept the fate of an oft injured winger who brought other...
Via BS Hockey
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton may have to call it a career

Nathan Horton's hockey career is in jeopardy. Photo: Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images It was not too long ago when Nathan Horton was dropping Boston tap water on the Vancouver ice before game 7 of the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals and then lifted Lord Stanley's prize hours later. Now, there is a possibility Horton may never play in the NHL again. Horton currently faces an awful decision...
Via BruinsLife
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Bruin Nathan Horton Hoping For ‘Miracle’ As Career Hangs In Balance

Nathan Horton might never play in the NHL again. It’s a stunning reality for the Columbus Blue Jackets winger. Horton hasn’t played since April because of a degenerative back injury he first suffered while rehabbing from a shoulder injury. He could undergo surgery to relieve the agonizing pain he constantly experiences, but the procedure would end the 29-year-old’s career....
Via NESN.com
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nathan Horton could have surgery at the cost of his career

Even when there’s a break on the horizon, Nathan Horton can never really get a fair shake. That’s been the case ever since he signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets. They knew he’d miss time recovering from a shoulder injury, but he was seemingly right back in the lineup before being taken out again with […] The post Nathan Horton could have surgery at the cost of his career...
Via Two Pad Stack
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Injury Update: Nathan Horton back injury could result in the end of his career

It may be bad news for the Columbus Blue Jackets. Forward Nathan Horton is expected to miss the entire season due to a genetic back injury. As well, he may never play hockey again. #482029073 / gettyimages.com The past couple of years have been a roller coaster for the forward. Suffering a concussion in the playoffs with the Boston Bruins, signing a 7 year contract worth...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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