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David Clarkson

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Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 200 lbs. (91 kg)

Born: March 31, 1984 in Toronto, Ontario
Amateur Teams: Belleville Bulls, Kitchener Rangers
Current salary: $5,500,000
Current cap hit: $5,250,000



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2006-07 22 NJD NHL 7 3 1 4 -1 6 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 18 16.7 119 17:02
2007-08 23 NJD NHL 81 9 13 22 1 183 9 0 0 1 11 2 0 151 6.0 243 975 12:02 6 9 40.0 150 12 13 14
2008-09 24 NJD NHL 82 17 15 32 -1 164 13 4 0 3 13 2 0 158 10.8 258 988 12:03 2 5 28.6 134 13 16 8
2009-10 25 NJD NHL 46 11 13 24 3 85 8 3 0 2 10 3 0 106 10.4 179 664 14:27 6 14 30.0 99 13 11 17
2010-11 26 NJD NHL 82 12 6 18 -20 116 11 1 0 1 5 1 0 192 6.3 297 1117 13:37 19 26 42.2 170 19 24 23
2011-12 27 NJD NHL 80 30 16 46 -8 138 22 8 0 7 8 8 0 228 13.2 354 1309 16:22 102 141 42.0 169 19 32 16
2012-13 28 NJD NHL 48 15 9 24 -6 78 9 6 0 5 7 2 0 180 8.3 269 844 17:36 6 19 24.0 84 6 8 16
2013-14 29 TOR NHL 60 5 6 11 -14 93 4 1 0 1 5 1 0 102 4.9 179 906 15:06 8 13 38.1 159 35 23 25
2014-15 30 TOT NHL 61 10 5 15 -12 106 9 1 0 1 5 0 0 95 10.5 169 842 13:48 25 48 34.2 133 19 11 12
2014-15 30 TOR NHL 58 10 5 15 -11 92 9 1 0 1 5 0 0 93 10.8 160 805 13:53 20 43 31.7 124 18 11 12
2014-15 30 CBJ NHL 3 0 0 0 -1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 9 37 12:18 5 5 50.0 9 1 0 0
7 yrs NJD NHL 426 97 73 170 -32 770 73 24 0 20 55 18 0 1033 9.4 1618 6017 14:07 141 214 39.7 806 82 104 94
2 yrs TOR NHL 118 15 11 26 -25 185 13 2 0 2 10 1 0 195 7.7 339 1711 14:30 28 56 33.3 283 53 34 37
1 yr CBJ NHL 3 0 0 0 -1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 9 37 12:18 5 5 50.0 9 1 0 0
Career NHL 547 112 84 196 -58 969 86 26 0 22 65 19 0 1230 9.1 1966 7765 14:12 174 275 38.8 1098 136 138 131

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 23 New Jersey Devils NHL 81 922.3 702 689 50.5 -5.3 528 523 50.2 -5.3 9.9 90.8 100.7 48.7 51.3
2008-09 24 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 858.3 725 713 50.4 -3.6 553 559 49.7 -4.9 7.5 93.0 100.5 51.0 49.0
2009-10 25 New Jersey Devils NHL 46 547.4 383 446 46.2 -5.6 296 334 47.0 -6.0 10.9 91.9 102.8 52.3 47.7
2010-11 26 New Jersey Devils NHL 82 970.9 800 743 51.8 -1.1 623 559 52.7 -0.1 4.1 91.8 95.9 49.3 50.7
2011-12 27 New Jersey Devils NHL 80 1043.1 818 774 51.4 0.3 624 584 51.7 0.8 7.9 90.6 98.6 49.6 50.4
2012-13 28 New Jersey Devils NHL 48 651.6 686 428 61.6 7.7 515 333 60.7 7.2 5.6 89.8 95.4 51.5 48.5
2013-14 29 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 60 831.1 692 928 42.7 -1.6 511 710 41.9 -1.1 6.1 93.0 99.0 36.2 63.8
2014-15 30 2 Teams NHL 61 613 726 45.8 -0.9 464 535 46.4 0.0 8.0 91.1 99.0 43.2 56.8
2014-15 30 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 58 682.1 583 690 45.8 -0.7 445 509 46.6 0.4 8.3 90.8 99.2 42.9 57.1
2014-15 30 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 3 32.3 30 36 45.5 -6.3 19 26 42.2 -10.1 0.0 95.0 95.0 53.3 46.7
6 yrs NHL 48 4993.6 4114 3793 52.0 -1.3 3139 2892 52.0 -1.4 7.3 91.4 98.7 50.2 49.8
2 yrs NHL 58 1513.2 1275 1618 44.1 -1.6 956 1219 44.0 -1.1 7.1 92.1 99.2 39.3 60.7
Career NHL 3 6539.1 6032 6173 49.4 -0.5 4578 4672 49.5 -0.3 7.3 91.6 98.9 46.6 53.4

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2006-07 22 NJD NHL 7 2 0.43 0.14 0.57 0.26 0.86 2.57 3 1 4 2 7 2 6 0 -1 0.4 0.1 0.5
2007-08 23 NJD NHL 81 8 0.11 0.16 0.27 0.10 2.26 1.86 10 14 24 9 41 2 38 0 1 0.6 1.4 1.9
2008-09 24 NJD NHL 82 13 0.21 0.18 0.39 0.16 2.00 1.93 18 15 33 14 42 10 33 0 -1 2.2 1.0 3.2
2009-10 25 NJD NHL 46 9 0.24 0.28 0.52 0.20 1.85 2.30 12 14 26 10 34 10 21 0 3 1.9 1.0 2.9
2010-11 26 NJD NHL 82 8 0.15 0.07 0.22 0.10 1.41 2.34 13 6 19 9 32 13 39 0 -20 0.1 1.0 1.1
2011-12 27 NJD NHL 80 20 0.38 0.20 0.58 0.25 1.73 2.85 34 17 51 23 71 33 46 0 -8 4.8 1.5 6.4
2012-13 28 NJD NHL 48 11 0.31 0.19 0.50 0.23 1.63 3.75 29 17 46 20 39 18 27 0 -6 2.1 0.9 3.1
2013-14 29 TOR NHL 60 4 0.08 0.10 0.18 0.07 1.55 1.70 6 7 13 5 25 3 37 1 -14 -0.7 0.3 -0.4
2014-15 30 TOT NHL 61 7 0.16 0.08 0.25 0.11 1.74 1.56 11 5 16 7 31 6 37 0 -12 0.5 0.4 1.0
2014-15 30 TOR NHL 58 7 0.17 0.09 0.26 0.12 1.59 1.60 11 5 16 7 31 6 36 0 -11 0.6 0.4 1.1
2014-15 30 CBJ NHL 3 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.67 0.67 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
7 yrs NJD NHL 426 72 0.23 0.17 0.40 0.17 1.81 2.42 119 84 203 88 266 88 210 0 -32 12.1 7.0 19.1
2 yrs TOR NHL 118 11 0.13 0.09 0.22 0.10 1.57 1.65 17 12 29 13 56 9 73 1 -25 -0.1 0.7 0.6
1 yr CBJ NHL 3 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.67 0.67 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
Career NHL 547 83 0.20 0.15 0.36 0.15 1.77 2.25 136 96 232 100 322 97 284 1 -58 11.9 7.7 19.6

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2006-07 22 NJD NHL 3 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 20 6:42
2007-08 23 NJD NHL 5 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 13 62 12:20 0 1 0.0 16 3 1 0
2008-09 24 NJD NHL 7 2 0 2 -1 19 1 1 0 1 12 16.7 18 60 8:32 1 1 50.0 6 0 1 1
2009-10 25 NJD NHL 5 0 0 0 -1 22 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 10 62 12:28 0 1 0.0 7 2 1 1
2011-12 27 NJD NHL 24 3 9 12 8 32 3 0 0 3 41 7.3 71 357 14:52 15 25 37.5 72 9 6 7
Career NHL 44 5 9 14 3 79 4 1 0 4 62 8.1 114 560 12:44 16 28 36.4 101 14 9 9

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 23 New Jersey Devils NHL 5 58.3 37 47 44.0 -12.8 27 37 42.2 -10.9 0.0 92.6 92.6 36.4 63.6
2008-09 24 New Jersey Devils NHL 7 49.0 43 49 46.7 -2.9 36 39 48.0 -4.2 6.9 90.6 97.5 53.8 46.2
2009-10 25 New Jersey Devils NHL 5 46.0 41 36 53.2 -8.4 26 24 52.0 -10.7 0.0 94.4 94.4 75.0 25.0
2011-12 27 New Jersey Devils NHL 24 301.7 273 194 58.5 7.4 208 133 61.0 10.1 9.6 93.9 103.5 52.2 47.8
Career NHL 5 455.0 394 326 54.7 2.0 297 233 56.0 3.2 7.7 93.1 100.8 53.5 46.5

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2000-01 16 Port Hope Clippers ON-Jr.A 47 18 14 32 118
2001-02 17 Aurora Tigers ON-Jr.A 37 26 21 47 141
2001-02 17 Belleville Bulls OHL 22 2 7 9 34
2002-03 18 2 Teams OHL 57 17 11 28 133
2002-03 18 Belleville Bulls OHL 3 0 0 0 11
2002-03 18 Kitchener Rangers OHL 54 17 11 28 122
2003-04 19 Kitchener Rangers OHL 55 22 17 39 173
2004-05 20 Kitchener Rangers OHL 51 33 21 54 145
2005-06 21 Albany River Rats AHL 56 13 21 34 -3 233 8 5 0 0 139 9.4
2006-07 22 Lowell Devils AHL 67 20 18 38 1 150 16 4 0 3 191 10.5
2012-13 28 EC Red Bull Salzburg Austria 5 2 1 3 -1 18
Career 2 Seasons AHL 123 33 39 72 -2 383 24 9 0 3 330 10.0
Career 1 Season Austria 5 2 1 3 -1 18
Career 4 Seasons OHL 185 74 56 130 485
Career 2 Seasons ON-Jr.A 84 44 35 79 259

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2001-02 17 Belleville Bulls OHL 8 1 1 2 6
2002-03 18 Kitchener Rangers OHL 21 4 3 7 23
2002-03 18 Kitchener Rangers M-Cup 4 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
2004-05 20 Kitchener Rangers OHL 15 6 2 8 40
Career 1 Season M-Cup 4 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OHL 44 11 6 17 69

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
David Clarkson 6.4 3.2 3.1 2.9 1.9 1.1 1.0 0.5 -0.4
Ken Smith 89.6 4.7 3.0 2.5 1.6 1.5 0.2
Pascal Dupuis 88.9 6.1 3.0 2.3 1.6 1.0 0.1
Jim Pappin 88.3 6.6 2.9 2.2 1.6 1.4 0.1
Paul Thompson 87.2 4.8 2.1 1.8 1.4 1.1 0.6
Paul Holmgren 86.2 5.9 3.8 2.9 2.2 1.6 0.0
Niklas Hagman 86.0 5.4 3.2 2.1 1.9 1.4 0.6
Guillaume Latendresse 85.7 5.3 3.1 3.0 2.2 1.5 0.8
Aleksey Morozov 85.7 5.2 3.1 2.8 1.9 1.7 0.6
Mickey Roach 85.7 3.5 1.9 1.3 1.1 1.0 0.9
Andre St. Laurent 85.7 6.7 2.7 2.6 1.2 0.8 0.7
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
David Clarkson 6.4 3.2 3.1 2.9 1.9 1.1 1.0 0.5 -0.4
Ken Smith 89.2 4.7 3.0 2.5 1.6 1.5 0.2 0.1
Shawn Bates 86.5 5.9 3.1 2.4 2.0 1.2 0.7 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.5
Guillaume Latendresse 85.7 5.3 3.1 3.0 2.2 1.5 1.1 0.8
Sergei Kostitsyn 83.2 6.4 4.9 2.9 1.8 1.8 0.5
Mikko Makela 82.3 6.7 4.1 2.3 2.2 1.4 0.3 0.1
Alexander Semak 81.8 7.2 2.9 2.0 1.1 0.7 -0.1
Archie Wilcox 81.5 4.2 2.7 2.5 2.3 1.0 0.2
Bob Sirois 81.4 5.2 4.3 2.9 2.3 1.2 0.1
Zdeno Ciger 81.2 6.3 4.2 1.9 1.8 1.5 0.7 0.4
Steve Downie 81.1 5.9 3.8 3.5 3.3 1.6 1.5 0.4 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

August 12, 2005: Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, August 12, 2005.

October 24, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), October 24, 2012.

July 5, 2013: Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 5, 2013.

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