• What do the Leafs do with David Clarkson?

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 24, 2014
    Or if there are, Clarkson University wasn’t going to be a party to it. Nobody, not Nonis nor Clarkson or anyone else, could have envisioned that Year 1 of the David Clarkson era in Toronto would be such an unmitigated disaster. What has turned out is that Clarkson has been a plodder on a very fast and explosive team, a player who appears to have lost his scoring touch and almost every time he displays that physical side, he ends up putting his team into trouble. We know what you’re saying: What is a Clarkson University? It’s a private school of about 3,500 students in Potsdam, New York. It’s only Div. I’m sure there have been worse fits between new players and teams in NHL history, but the Clarkson-Maple Leafs arrangement most certainly has to be in the top five. They were a hockey superpower, and acted the part: Can you imagine the level of confidence and hubris it takes for a team in the NCAA final to wear their white jerseys in anticipation of a three-peat because they already won in their maroon and gold ones?
    • Clarkson stuns Minnesota for NCAA title, has most underdog swagger ever

      Here’s what the majority of hockey fans know about women’s college hockey this season: Minnesota was [expletive] incredible. The Gophers had captured two straight NCAA Frozen Four titles. They were the No. 1 team from start to finish this season. They s…
      Source: yahoo.com

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