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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) will be held out for the rest of the season.
MacArthur sustained the injury during a training camp scrimmage. "Clarke is devastated by this news," Dorion relayed to the media this morning. "He felt he didn't have any symptoms but I think in the long-term of this process we always said that the doctors would decide if Clarke was going to play. They all feel that Clarke should not play this year." MacArthur was also limited to four games last season due to a separate concussion. Jan 20 - 11:38 AM
Source: NHL.com

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Clarke MacArthur (concussion) still requires further testing before he gets clearance to play.

"All year we were hoping to get the fast answers," coach Guy Boucher said when asked about a timeline. "In the end, we figured out it's a long process. It's a longer process and that's where it's at." MacArthur still hopes to play this season, but his status remains unclear because of post-concussion syndrome.
Jan 19 - 8:53 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) skated on Saturday.

That follows MacArthur undergoing a baseline test on Friday to gauge what the next step in his recovery should be. MacArthur hasn't been able to play since October 2015 and he's not close to returning, but it's good to see him moving in the right direction.
Source: Toronto Sun
Jan 15 - 5:22 AM

The Senators are not expecting Clarke MacArthur to be able to play until late January or early February at the earliest.

So says Ottawa coach Guy Boucher. MacArthur is skating as he attemtps to come back from yet another concussion but still seems a long way away from returning to action.
Source: Ottawa Sun
Jan 8 - 10:37 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) is still waiting to be cleared by the doctors to return to action.

MacArthur was hopeful that he would have received clearance by now to hit the New Year running with, but such is not the case. If he is able to return, the nearest date appears to be closer to February.
Source: Katie Brown
Jan 1 - 5:03 PM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) won't be back before mid-January.

He is still hoping to play again this season despite being out of game action since Oct. 14, 2015. MacAthur has been trying to battle back from four concussions.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 01:53:00 PM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) will undergo tests this week.

He is hoping to get the green light and is eyeing Jan. 7 against the Washington Capitals as a potential return date. MacArhur hasn't played in an NHL game since he suffered a concussion on Oct. 14, 2015 against Columbus, so he still has jump through some hoops before he can return.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) hopes to return to the Senators lineup in January.

The results of his "neuro-psych" exam will probably determine his status. "It's like a full-body (test), where you are doing physical tests, not just a pen and paper (concussion test)," MarArthur said. "I will be active, wearing the workout gear. They will be judging reaction time, testing certain things. That will give me a full-body baseline, instead of just a 'neuro' baseline." He did some minor battle drills at practice last week and he has been skating, which are encouraging signs.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 10:26:00 AM

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.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 03:40:00 PM

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
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 11:02:00 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.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 09:58:00 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.
Tue, Nov 15, 2016 08:43:00 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
Sat, Oct 22, 2016 10:52:00 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.
Fri, Oct 21, 2016 08:44:00 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.
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 03:32:00 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
4Casey Bailey
D1Erik Karlsson
2Dion Phaneuf
3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
7Fredrik Claesson
G1Mike Condon
2Chris Driedger
3Craig Anderson
4Andrew Hammond