David Clarkson RUMORS & NEWS

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    Todd Jones @Todd_Jones

    David Clarkson injured again. No details other than Tortorella saying he's out. He didn't practice today for #CBJ

  • Report: NHL to review Clarkson's knee-on-knee; likely no further discipline

    The Score "It's only the preseason, but Columbus Blue Jackets forward David Clarkson may already be in hot water with the NHL's Department of Player Safety. The league has requested video of the knee-on-knee hit delivered by Clarkson on Minnesota Wild winger Justin Fontaine early in the first period of..." September 25

  • David Clarkson sidelined 4-6 weeks due to torn oblique muscle

    NHL.com "Columbus Blue Jackets right wing David Clarkson will be sidelined four to six weeks due to a torn oblique muscle suffered in Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Capitals, club General Manager Jarmo Kekalainen announced today. Clarkson, 30, collected 14 penalty minutes in three games..." March 04

  • Maple Leafs trade David Clarkson to Blue Jackets

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs traded forward David Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets for forward 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..." February 27

  • Maple Leafs' Clarkson expected to return Thursday vs. Islanders

    The Score "David Clarkson will have another chance to adjust the meter. The much-maligned winger is expected to return to the Toronto Maple Leafs lineup Thursday night to face the New York Islanders, reports TSN's Darren Dreger. " February 11

  • Clarkson doubtful for Leafs vs. Flyers

    Toronto Sun "Another night, another lineup shuffle for the Maple Leafs. That seems highly probable, anyways, after David Clarkson's latest setback. Moments after hitting the ice for Saturday morning's game-day skate, the Leafs forward shuffled back into the dressing room, leaving his status in doubt..." March 08

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    Terry Koshan @koshtorontosun

    Clarkson says he is in tonight. Bernier in goal #Leafs

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    Mark Masters @markhmasters

    David Clarkson skating on a regular line at Leafs practice for first time since elbow surgery; could be poised to return Tuesday

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    David Clarkson will be out another week, per Randy Carlyle.

  • Good buddy Martin Brodeur, Devils feel for struggling David Clarkson

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils goalie Martin Brodeur calls at least once every week to see how one of his best friends in hockey is doing. David Clarkson, now with the Maple Leafs after six seasons in Jersey, usually sounds good over the phone even though his first season in Toronto has been a nightmare. "I feel..." January 12

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    Toronto Maple Leafs @leafsbuzztap

    Carl Gunnarsson is to undergo an MRI for his shoulder injury; David Clarkson a CT scan on foot after a blocking shot vs. NYR.

  • Clarkson suspended two games for illegal check

    NHL.com "Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson has been suspended for two games, without pay, for delivering an illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka during NHL Game No. 477 in St. Louis on Thursday, Dec. 12, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety..." December 14

  • Leafs' Clarkson to have hearing Saturday for hit to the head

    TSN "Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson is scheduled for a disciplinary hearing for a hit to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka that was delivered on Thursday night. The hearing will be at 9am et on Saturday. Earlier this season, Clarkson was suspended 10 games for..." December 13

  • Clarkson: "I wasn't brought in here to score 50 goals"

    TSN "Standing comfortably by his dressing room stall, David Clarkson refuses to dodge questions about a goal drought that's lingered 10 games into the start of his Maple Leafs career. He's willing answer queries for as long as needed. "Ask whatever you want," he says. And he understands the..." November 19

  • Maple Leafs put David Clarkson on third line

    Toronto Star "David Clarkson emerged first for Maple Leafs practice Thursday wearing a third-line red jersey. Clarkson practised at right wing with centre Dave Bolland and left-winger Mason Raymond. Clarkson whose 10-game suspension is over will make his long-awaited debut Friday night against the..." October 24

  • Maple Leafs David Clarkson explains his actions

    Toronto Star "About 48 hours after jumping over the boards to help Phil Kessel in a fight — a transgression that earned him a 10-game suspension —new Leafforward David Clarkson was ready to talk about it. He addressed the media after the Leafs’ 3-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators. Here’s a transcript of the..." September 25

  • David Clarkson contemplating appeal of 10-game suspension

    CBS Sports "There didn't seem to be much room for negotiating in Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson's 10-game suspension handed out on Monday night it's an automatic suspension for leaving the bench illegally. Period. But that doesn't look like it's going to stop Clarkson from appealing. While the other..." September 24

  • Clarkson’s poor judgment puts Toronto in a tight spot

    The Globe and Mail "The NHL regular season hasn’t even started yet and David Clarkson has managed to damage the playoff hopes of his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs mess up their salary-cap situation and jeopardize their chances of signing defenceman Cody Franson. All this with one stupid decision. Leafs general..." September 24

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    TOR's David Clarkson will get auto 10 regular season game suspension for coming off bench to fight. No doubt about that one.

  • David Clarkson faces suspension

    Toronto Star "It was for most of Sunday night an insignificant pre-season snoozer. Then the fists began flying and the blood began spilling and the staid old Air Canada Centre turned into a hepped-up cauldron of hate. Alas a crowd-pleasing melee that resembled a Slap Shot-era throwback ended with the Maple..." September 23

  • Leafs' Clarkson suspended 10 games for leaving bench to fight

    TSN "Toronto Maple Leafs forward David Clarkson has been handed a 10-game suspension by the National Hockey League. Clarkson was assessed a 10-minute penalty for leaving the bench to join an altercation in the third period of the Leafs' Sunday night preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. NHL..." September 23

  • Clarkson preparing to begin fielding bids from other teams after not accepting Devils’ offer

    Bergen Record "Potential unrestricted free agent David Clarkson and his camp are preparing to begin fielding offers from other teams at noon Wednesday after not accepting a contract offer submitted by Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello to his agent during the draft weekend in Newark. “Over the weekend,..." July 02

  • Why the Red Wings should target David Clarkson

    Detroit Free Press "NHL free agency is fast approaching, so let’s take a look at whom will be of interest to the Detroit Red Wings. Subject: David Clarkson. Clarkson, 29, is coming off two seasons that saw him be very productive, and he shoots right. The Wings could use a right-handed shot in their fold,..." June 23

  • Devils' David Clarkson's goal drought at eight games

    Newark Star-Ledger "After scoring 10 goals in his first 14 games this season, David Clarkson has now gone eight games without one. That’s unusual for the right winger, who had six goals in 10 career games at Air Canada Centre before being held scoreless Monday night. “I don’t know what it is,” Clarkson said. “I..." March 05

  • Will Devils' David Clarkson consider signing with hometown Maple Leafs?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils right winger David Clarkson loves coming home to Toronto. "This is my favorite place to play," he said of the town in which he grew up as a Maple Leafs fan. But will Clarkson, who can become an unrestricted free agent after this season, think about signing with the Leafs to play in..." March 05

  • Clarkson’s 10th goal caps Devs’ comeback

    New York Post "David Clarkson was out to prove his 30-goal 2011-12 season was no fluke. He had some doubters even after notching four goals in the Devils’ first five games this season. But those critics are dwindling, especially after Clarkson scored his 10th goal of the season, the game-winner in the..." February 16

  • Devils' David Clarkson felt he could've changed outcome of game

    Newark Star-Ledger "David Clarkson felt he should have scored his 10th goal of the season, perhaps changing the outcome of last night’s game, but the Devils’ right wing was stopped by Hurricanes goalie Cam Ward 25 seconds into the third period. "If I put that in it could be a different game," Clarkson said. "I..." February 13