Tag: David Clarkson

Toronto Maple Leafs: Who needs the Muskoka Five when you got the Mimico Two?

Never mind the Muskoka Five, this current Toronto Maple Leafs bout with disappointing results features the Mimico Two – David Clarkson and Dave Bolland – both acquired in the 2013 offseason to prevent the Buds from things like 8-game losing…

Toronto Maple Leafs: David Clarkson suspended for 2 games

Another suspension… they are becoming a daily occurrence in the NHL this season, which either means the players are becoming increasingly vicious and ignorant of the rules, or the league has implemented a severe crack-down against violent offences. For his…

Buffalo Sabres: Ted Nolan returns against the Toronto Maple Leafs

Buffalo Sabres head coach Ted Nolan.

Ted Nolan‘s highly anticipated debut, or return if you’d like, happens conveniently right before a meeting with old foes. Tonight, and again tomorrow, the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs embark on a home-and-home mini-series that promises animosity and hate…

Zach Parise compares playing against the New Jersey Devils to scrimmage

captain of Team USA, Zach Parise.

First and foremost – ouch. Zach Parise, former captain of the New Jersey Devils, compared last night’s game against his old club to a scrimmage. Quote courtesy of Minneapolis Star Tribune columnist Michael Russo. Parise’s words can be perceived a number…

David Clarkson returns to Leafs lineup tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets

When the Leafs signed power forward David Clarkson as an unrestricted free agent on July 5th, 2013, it was a sign that the Blue & White were building a tougher team to play against. General manager Dave Nonis’ vision came…

Today’s 5: Clark & Clarkson, Alfie & Ottawa, Ovechkin, Iginla, & classy Martin Brodeur.

Devils legend Martin Brodeur. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. David Clarkson returns to Leafs lineup Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Toronto Maple Leafs signed unrestricted free agent David Clarkson last July to improve forward depth and bolster team toughness. He’s a Toronto boy. Clarkson grew up…