Veteran Went Scoreless in Six Games for Providence
November 21, 2011
The Providence Bruins, in their 20th season in the American
Hockey League, today announced that forward Chris Clark has been
released from his Professional Tryout Agreement.
Clark played in six games for the P-Bruins, going pointless, since being signed
to a Professional Tryout Agreement on November 3. Clark, 35, is a veteran of
607 games in the National Hockey League with the Calgary Flames, Washington
Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets. The South Windsor, CT native recorded
5-10=15 totals in 53 games with the Blue Jackets last season.
Originally drafted in the third round (77th overall) by Calgary in the 1994 NHL
Entry Draft, Clark spent five seasons with the Flames, which was highlighted by
a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2004. The right-winger was traded to
Washington after the lockout in 2004-05. The 6'0", 202-pound winger
recorded a career-high 30 goals and 24 assists for 54 points during the 2006-07
campaign with the Capitals. Named Washington's captain in 2006, Clark is the
third longest tenured captain in the history of the Capitals.
Clark was traded to Columbus in December 2009 with defenseman Milan Jurcina for
Blue Jackets winger Jason Chimera. In two seasons with Columbus, the winger
skated in 89 games and recorded 8-12=20 totals. Over 13 professional seasons,
Clark has seen time in 607 NHL games and tallied 214 points and 700 penalty
This past September, Clark participated in the Boston Bruins training camp on a
*Information gathered from http://www.providencebruins.com/