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Mat Clark | Defenseman

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/17/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 225

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The Colorado Avalanche have signed Mat Clark to a two-year, two-way deal.
Clark can earn $600,000 annually at the NHL level or 125,000 in the minors in 2015-16. His potential NHL salary will remain static in 2016-17, but he'll earn $175,000 at the AHL level. He was a restricted free agent with an arbitration hearing set for July 22. Jul 16 - 6:31 PM

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Mat Clark's arbitration date is set for July 22.

Clark had a goal and seven points in 66 AHL contests in 2014-15. He also recorded an assist with Colorado in seven games.
Jul 13 - 5:09 PM

Colorado Avalanche RFA defenseman Mat Clark filed for salary arbitration on Friday.

Clark is coming off a one-year, $550K contract that also paid him $67.5K in the minors, which is where the 24-year-old has spent most of his time since being drafted 37th overall in 2009. Last season, Clark played just 28 total games. Nine with Anaheim, and 21 with Lake Erie, Colorado's AHL affiliate. He collected just a point for each team.
Source: NHLPA
Jul 5 - 7:05 PM

The Colorado Avalanche have acquired Mat Clark from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Michael Sgarbossa.

Clark has six points and 60 penalty minutes in 45 AHL games in 2014-15. The 24-year-old has participated in nine career NHL games.
Mar 2 - 4:00 PM

Mat Clark has been sent down to Norfolk of the AHL.

Clark accrued his first career point, an assist, two shots, and six PIMs during his seven game stint where he skated 12:46 on average.
Sat, Dec 6, 2014 07:50:00 PM

Matt Clark recorded his first NHL point on Tuesday.

It was an assist on Matt Beleskey's game-opening goal. Clark was playing in his third game of the season. He also has two assists and 21 penalty minutes in 11 AHL games in 2014-15.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 08:01:00 AM

Matt Clark is a healthy scratch against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday.

The 24-year-old is pointless in just one game this season.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 10:18:00 PM

The Anaheim Ducks recalled Matt Clark from the AHL on Sunday.

Francois Beauchemin (flu) and Cam Fowler (lower body) are both questionable for Anaheim's game on Sunday, so the Ducks want bodies just incase neither can play.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 02:59:00 PM

Matt Clark has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with Anaheim.

Clark can earn $550,000 if he spends the season with the Ducks, but we doubt that will happen. He had two assists in 23 AHL contests in 2013-14.
Thu, Jul 10, 2014 09:43:00 PM

Matt Clark has agreed to a one-year deal with the Anaheim Ducks.

The team declined to release the financial details of the contract. Clark had 10 points and 79 penalty minutes in 71 AHL games last season.
Mon, Jul 15, 2013 06:03:00 PM

Matt Clark has been called up by Anaheim.

Clark has 10 points and 79 penalty minutes in 71 AHL games this season. He hasn't played for the Ducks this season.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 01:31:00 PM

The Ducks have returned Matt Clark to the minors.

He appeared in the first two games of his NHL career during his recent stint with Anaheim. He had no points, two shots and a minus-2 rating in two games.
Thu, Apr 5, 2012 01:50:00 PM

Matt Clark has been summoned by the Anaheim Ducks.

Clark should join the Ducks in time for Saturday's contest against Phoenix. He has 12 points and 66 penalty minutes in 56 games with the AHL Syracuse Crunch this season.
Sat, Mar 31, 2012 05:34:00 PM

Matt Clark has been removed from the Anaheim Ducks' training camp roster.

Clark had 16 points and 128 penalty minutes in 80 AHL contests last season. He is expected to start the season with the AHL Syracuse Crunch.
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 04:12:00 PM

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