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Clarke MacArthur | Winger | #16

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/6/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 3 (74) / BUF
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Clarke MacArthur (concussion) has been cleared for contact, according to coach Guy Boucher.
That's a great sign as MacArthur looks to get back into the lineup from another concussion. It doesn't mean his return is imminent though because he still has work to do before he gets the green light to play again. Dec 7 - 3:40 PM

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Clarke MacArthur is targeting early January for his return to action from his concussion.

MacArthur has been skating in an attempt to come back from his fourth concussion in the past 18 months. The winger has stated that he is feeling well and fully anticipates being back in the Senators lineup soon after New Years. There are many in the hockey community who believe MacArthur should retire.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Dec 4 - 11:02 AM

Clarke MacArthur skated briefly on Saturday.

He is recovering from yet another concussion and his progress will be monitored carefully and his progression in workouts will be conservative. There is no timetable for MacArthur's return to action.
Nov 27 - 9:58 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) accompanied the team to Philadelphia, where the Senators will play Tuesday night.

He isn't expected to return anytime soon, but the fact that he is practicing and traveling are great signs.
Nov 15 - 8:43 AM

Despite suffering another concussion, Clarke MacArthur isn't interested in retiring just yet.

The Sens forward has had four concussions over the last 18 months. To add insult to injury, the latest one was the result of a hit he took from teammate Patrick Sieloff during a practice. "I just still feel I’ve got logs burning on the fire," MacArthur said. "I’m not ready to do something else. I’m going to set up a landscaping company at some point but not yet ... I’m going to keep going."
Source: Ottawa Sun
Oct 22 - 10:52 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) is likely to join his teammates Sunday for the start of a three-game road trip.

"Obviously, he's not going to play," coach Guy Boucher said. "We're talking about being with the guys, being part of the routine. It would be good for him mentally, but we still haven't 100 percent decided that." He is doing better but it remains uncertain when MacArthur will be ready to return to action.
Oct 21 - 8:44 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) was on the ice Thursday prior to Ottawa's practice.

MacArthur is recovering from his fourth concussion in an 18 month period, which is obviously very concerning. The good news is that he said recently he's "feeling much better" and the fact that he skated is another step in the right direction.
Oct 20 - 3:32 PM

Clarke MacArthur is "feeling much better" as he recovers from his latest concussion.

He has been meeting with specialists, who could determine his playing future, but he has felt good for the last few days.
Oct 18 - 1:42 PM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) will visit a concussion specialist this week.

The future of his NHL career could be determined by doctors after he suffered his fourth concussion in 18 months. "The encouraging part for Clarke, compared to last year, is he's at the rink, he's got color, he looks good and he wants to come back," said GM Pierre Dorion. "But we're going to leave the decision's on Clarke's health in the hands of doctors. We'll have a better idea within the next week what's going to happen."
Oct 12 - 11:38 AM

The Ottawa Senators won't rush Clarke MacArthur back from his concussion.

MacArthur has had a long history with concussions, so the Sens don't want to force him back onto the ice or even into the weight room. "He was feeling good for the last three days," said coach Guy Boucher. "We’re not pushing the gym and all that right now. He’s done some (stationary) bike, but that’s pretty much the extent of it." Expect the team to be extremely cautious with MacArthur.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Oct 8 - 10:27 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) intends to be back as soon as he can.

He posted a picture of himself training on his Instagram account Thursday. MacArthur said: "We have been encouraged by how my body has reacted in the days since the injury and the team has been great giving me all the time I need to rest and recover. I will continue to consult with doctors and my entire support group, but I felt it was important to let everyone know that my intentions are to work towards returning to the ice soon." MacArthur hopes to start riding the bike Friday. He suffered his fourth concussion in 18 months Sunday, so there will be no rush to get him back in before he is ready.
Sep 30 - 8:19 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) is apparently feeling better than most expected.

The Senators did not update MacArthur's status on Tuesday. The team's medical staff will no doubt be very cautious with him given his history with concussions.
Sep 27 - 6:45 PM

Clarke MacArthur's (concussion) condition is "as good as we can hope right now," per Senators coach Guy Boucher.

MacArthur is experiencing what Boucher termed as "normal symptoms." MacArthur was concussed on Sunday during an intrasquad game. It's not clear how long he'll be out for, but that's par for the course when it comes to this type of injury. Given that he missed almost the entire 2015-16 campaign due to a concussion, the fact that it happened again is obviously very discouraging.
Sep 26 - 6:25 PM

Per the Ottawa Senators, Clarke MacArthur has again been diagnosed with a concussion.

MacArthur missed all but four games due to a concussion in 2015-16, so this is no doubt terrible news for him and the team. Patrick Sieloff nailed MacArthur with a hit during a scrimmage, which instigated a fight between him and Bobby Ryan in response. Clearly this does not bode well for MacArthur, but nothing outside of the diagnosis has been give yet. More to come.
Sep 25 - 12:56 PM

Clarke MacArthur had to be helped off the ice from Sunday's Senators scrimmage after being hit by Patrick Sieloff.

MacArthur is trying to make his way back from a lost season due to a concussion, he played just four games in 2015-16. While we don't have any word on the fallout of the hit, the picture in the link below, combined with his history, does not seem to bode well.
Sep 25 - 12:06 PM

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C1Kyle Turris
2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Zack Smith
5Chris Kelly
6Curtis Lazar
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Clarke MacArthur
3Ryan Dzingel
4Tom Pyatt
RW1Bobby Ryan
2Mark Stone
3Chris Neil
4Buddy Robinson
5Phil Varone
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
8Andreas Englund
G1Craig Anderson
2Mike Condon
3Andrew Hammond