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Scott Clemmensen | Goalie

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (37) / 7/23/1977
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 201
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Scott Clemmensen gave up four goals on 37 shots in the Devils’ 5-4 shootout loss to the Flames on Saturday night.
Clemmensen was making his first start of the season, as it gave Cory Schneider a night off after making 20 straight. That Clemmensen even got the Devils a point is a minor miracle because he was all over the place in the third period, giving up three goals on nine shots. Calgary was down 4-2, and scored twice — with 2:22 left and five seconds remaining to force overtime. Clemmensen has a 4.71 goals-against average and .852 save percentage this season. Nov 23 - 1:30 AM

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Scott Clemmensen got the start for the Devils on Saturday night against the Flames.

Cory Schneider’s consecutive starts streak ends at 20. Clemmensen is among the worst backups in the NHL. He has a 6.56 goals-against average and .765 save percentage in 18:18 this season.
Nov 22 - 11:33 PM

The New Jersey Devils have summoned Scott Clemmensen.

Clemmensen spent a couple weeks in the minors to shake off the rust because Cory Schneider was starting in every game anyways. Clemmensen had a 2.18 GAA and .920 save percentage in five AHL contests. If the Devils first 18 games are any indication, the team's backup isn't worth owning in anything but the deepest of fantasy leagues.
Nov 17 - 10:49 AM

Scott Clemmensen has successfully cleared waivers.

Clemmensen will head to the minors. He has a 6.49 GAA and .765 save percentage in two games in 2014-15.
Nov 4 - 12:09 PM

Scott Clemmensen has been placed on waivers.

He expects to he assigned to the minors if/when he clears. "This is not my first time down this path, so you just take it in stride, take it with a positive attitude," Clemmensen said. "Go down and play some games and have fun playing hockey and make sure your game is in order because you never know." He has made two relief appearances, but he hasn't received a start yet for New Jersey.
Nov 3 - 3:00 PM

Scott Clemmensen might play between the pipes on Saturday.

Nothing has been decided yet, but Cory Schneider will definitely play on Friday and the Devils might shy away from using him on back-to-back days. Clemmensen has only played in one game this season and isn't expected to get many starts this season.
Oct 24 - 10:53 AM

Scott Clemmensen has been told to be ready for Saturday's game against Ottawa because he might start in his first match of the season.

Coach Pete DeBoer said it is "possible" that Cory Schneider will start both games of New Jersey's back-to-back situation, but he hasn't made a final decision yet. All we know for certain right now is that Schneider will start Friday's game versus Dallas.
Oct 23 - 4:13 PM

Scott Clemmensen admitted he was rusty in his preseason debut.

Clemmensen stopped just eight of 10 shots in the Devils' 5-4 victory over the New York Rangers. He played in half of the game. "I was anxious to get out there and get a game in, but at the same time I was rusty and not the way I wanted to start it anyway," he said. "I let a bad goal in there. I should have had that one." He's competing for the backup gig.
Sep 23 - 10:12 AM

Scott Clemmensen is back with the Devils at training camp after five seasons with the Florida Panthers.

"It doesn't feel strange at all," said Clemmensen. "In a way, it's a situation I look forward to. Ever since I re-signed here in July, I've been looking forward to coming back here and being in the atmosphere that I've grown accustomed to, especially earlier in my career. But, having said that, it, obviously, is a very transitional period for the organization, for the fans especially, being the first year that Marty Brodeur is not on the team. It definitely has a different feeling without him here." His main competition for the backup role in New Jersey is expected to come from Keith Kinkaid, but Scott Wedgewood has an outside chance as well.
Sep 20 - 2:46 PM

Scott Clemmensen expects to battle for the backup job during training camp.

Clemmensen signed a one-year, two-way deal with New Jersey on Tuesday. "Obviously nothing is set in stone, but it is my intention to be with the Devils," he said. "I think I can still play in the NHL, but it's up to me to prove that. It is my intention to make the team." Keith Kinkaid, 24, will be his main competition for the job.
Jul 2 - 10:55 AM

Scott Clemmensen is back with the New Jersey Devils on a one-year, two-way contract.

Clemmensen was drafted in the eighth round by the Devils in 1997 and he spent six years with the organization from 2001-07 before leaving for one season and coming back for the 2008-09 campaign. This past season, he played 17 games with the Florida Panthers, where he posted a 3.09 GAA and an .896 save percentage. He has a chance to be the Devils' backup next year.
Jul 1 - 3:58 PM

Scott Clemmensen has been returned to the minors.

He isn't expected to be back with the Florida organization next year because the team has Roberto Luongo and Dan Ellis under contract.
Apr 12 - 4:52 PM

Scott Clemmensen is back up with the Panthers.

He will suit up on Thursday night against Toronto as Roberto Luongo's backup because Dan Ellis is suffering from an illness.
Apr 10 - 11:44 AM

With Roberto Luongo back to full health, the Panthers re-assigned Scott Clemmensen to San Antonio of the AHL.

In spot duty for the Cats this season, Clemmensen has a 6-7-1 record, a 3.09 GAA and a .896 save percentage. Not rosterable numbers by any strecth.
Apr 6 - 9:29 AM

Scott Clemmensen came to play on Tuesday, facing 40 shots but ultimately allowed four goals and took the loss, 4-2 to the Islanders.

Clemmensen has allowed 14 goals in his past three starts, all losses. The 36 year old is 6-7-1 this season with an .896 save percentage and 3.09 goals against average. Clemmensen is playing himself out of the league, as last season he also had a .874 save percentage and 3.67 goals against average.
Apr 1 - 11:01 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Jacob Josefson
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Dainius Zubrus
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Tuomo Ruutu
6Jordin Tootoo
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Martin Havlat
3Michael Ryder
4Damien Brunner
5Steve Bernier
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Marek Zidlicky
4Bryce Salvador
5Eric Gelinas
6Peter Harrold
7Jonathon Merrill
8Adam Larsson
9Seth Helgeson
G1Cory Schneider
2Scott Clemmensen