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Clarke MacArthur | Winger | #16

Team: Ottawa Senators
Age / DOB:  (32) / 4/6/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 3 (74) / BUF
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Clarke MacArthur netted the overtime winner in Ottawa's 3-2 victory against Boston in Game 6 Sunday afternoon.
With that, Ottawa has eliminated Boston and advanced to the second round where the Senators will face the New York Rangers. Bobby Ryan scored a goal and registered an assist for Ottawa, giving him seven points in six postseason contests. Kyle Turris netted Ottawa's other goal on Sunday. Derick Brassard assisted on two of the Senators' three markers. He had two goals and eight points in the first round. Apr 23 - 6:31 PM

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Clarke MacArthur scored his first goal since April 19, 2015 in Saturday afternoon's 4-3 overtime win over the Bruins.

That's two years for those keeping score. MacArthur's battles with post-concussion syndrome are well known. It's a testament to his dedication that he is even playing hockey again. Needless to say, the Ottawa crowd went wild when MacArthur bulged the twine.
Apr 16 - 10:29 AM

Clarke MacArthur made an emotional return to the lineup on Tuesday.

"Everyone is excited," he said referring to the support he received from his teammates. "Everyone has seen what has gone on in the past couple of years. It's just great to be back, to be back playing. I wanted to play and the hurdles to get over everything and our staff and the whole medical thing ... a delicate situation that you have to cross all the T's. I was very thankful for the organization to give me another chance again." MacArthur logged 9:44 of ice time and he registered one hit on his first shift. He sustained his fourth documented concussion in 18 months at training camp. MacArthur hadn't played in a game since Oct. 14, 2015.
Apr 5 - 10:24 AM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) will return to the lineup on Tuesday night.

The Senators have announced that MacArthur has been cleared to play and he will suit up in his first game since Oct. 14, 2015 when Ottawa hosts Detroit. He was initially shut down on Jan. 20 because doctors recommended that he shouldn't play again this season.
Apr 4 - 5:08 PM

Clarke MacArthur (concussion) skated before practice on Wednesday.

It was his first time back around the team since was ruled out for the rest of the season by doctors on Jan. 20. "It's great," coach Guy Boucher said. "He has had time to sit back and reflect. He looks good, feels good. To see him back, smiling and healthy, it's great to see." Unfortunately, his status remains unclear because of post-concussion syndrome, but he still hopes to play again.
Mar 2 - 10:30 AM

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

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

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2Derick Brassard
3Jean-Gabriel Pageau
4Chris Kelly
LW1Mike Hoffman
2Zack Smith
3Ryan Dzingel
4Nick Paul
5Tom Pyatt
6Clarke MacArthur
RW1Mark Stone
2Bobby Ryan
3Alex Burrows
4Viktor Stalberg
5Chris Neil
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3Marc Methot
4Cody Ceci
5Mark Borowiecki
6Chris Wideman
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