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Adam Clendening | Defenseman

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (22) / 10/26/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 187
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Adam Clendening from Vancouver.
Clendening had a goal and four points in 21 games with the Chicago Blackhawks and Vancouver Canucks last season. He's excelled at the AHL level, but we don't anticipate him having much, if any, fantasy value in 2015-16. Jul 28 - 11:51 AM

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Adam Clendening has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Vancouver Canucks.

Clendening can earn $760,000 at the NHL level. He had a goal and four points in 21 games with Vancouver and Chicago in 2014-15.
Jul 10 - 12:50 PM

Adam Clendening has been returned to the AHL.

Clendening has a goal and four points in 21 games with Chicago and Vancouver this season. The Canucks acquired Clendening from the Blackhawks in January in exchange for Gustav Forsling.
Mar 25 - 3:46 PM

Adam Clendening and Brandon McMillan will be scratched against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.

Through 16 games with the Canucks, Clendening has put up two points, eight penalty minutes, and 16 blocks. Neither player has much of any fantasy value at this time.
Mar 7 - 8:02 PM

Adam Clendening will be back on the blue line for the Canucks in Wednesday’s game versus the Blackhawks.

Wednesday will be Clendening’s first game against his former team who traded him earlier this year in exchange for Gustav Forsling. The 22-year-old defenseman has a goal and two assists in eight games this season and will be paired up with Ryan Stanton to form the third defensive pairing for Vancouver.
Source: CSN Chicago
Feb 11 - 7:03 PM

Adam Clendening will be in the press box Monday night versus the Wild.

Clendening had played in four straight games for the Canucks until Monday. He’s played in eight games overall this season, picking up a goal and two assists and adding four penalty minutes. Yannick Weber will dress in place of Clendening.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 9 - 8:12 PM

Adam Clendening and Ryan Stanton will pair together against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.

Clendening, still just 22 years old, has amassed 14 goals and 74 points through 185 games in the AHL from the blue line since 2012. Those scoring abilities have yet to transfer over to the NHL, but it's been just six games. Stanton meanwhile has put up seven points, 27 PIMs, 57 hits, and 63 blocks through 34 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 3 - 8:56 PM

Recently acquired defenseman Adam Clendening has been working on his defensive game this year.

"Getting better body position is what I’ve really worked on the most because I’m not the biggest guy and I can’t bully guys around back there," says Clendening. "Working with (Rockford coaches) Ted Dent and Mark Osiecki down there, I’ve realized that when you get better defensively it leads to more offensive opportunities. The sooner you stop the other team, the sooner you have the puck." The Canucks acquired Clendening in a trade with Chicago earlier this week.
Feb 1 - 12:14 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have called up Adam Clendening.

Vancouver acquired Clendening from Chicago in exchange for 2014 fifth-round pick Gustav Forsling. Clendening, 22, has 13 points and 20 penalty minutes in 38 AHL contests in 2014-15. He's not expected to play Friday night.
Jan 30 - 3:59 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have assigned Adam Clendening to the minors.

The 22-year-old has one goal and one assist in four games with the Hawks this season, but he's been a healthy scratch in three consecutive games.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 01:50:00 AM

Adam Clendening will be a healthy scratch Wednesday night when the Hawks host the Blues.

The 22-year old defensemen had put up two points in his first two NHL games (1 G, 1 A), but was then a minus 1 his next two NHL games, leading Joe Quenville to scratch Clendening since November 26th. David Rundblad will instead line up with Michal Rosival as the third pair of defense for the Hawks. Jeremy Morin will be the Hawks other healthy scratch on Wednesday.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 07:09:00 PM

Adam Clendening scored on his first NHL shot Thursday night.

Clendening was playing in his first career game. He logged 10:41 of ice time and saw time on the power play, where he scored. Clendening finished the match with a plus-2 rating.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 10:18:00 AM

Adam Clendening is expected to make his NHL debut Thursday night.

He'll be looking to make the most of his opportunity, while Trevor van Riemsdyk is out of the lineup.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 11:11:00 AM

Adam Clendening has been called up by the Chicago Blackhawks.

Clendening has a goal and four points in 16 AHL contests in 2014-15. With Trevor van Riemsdyk on the long-term injured reserve list, there's a good chance that Clendening will make his NHL debut during this stint with Chicago.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 05:38:00 PM

It seems like a big factor keeping Adam Clendening from the NHL is the solid depth the Blackhawks have on their blueline.

The 21 year-old offensive-minded defenseman lit up the AHL last season with 59 points in 74 games in his sophomore year. Clendening’s defensive capabilities have been a work in progress, and they will be tested at training camp. Nonetheless, the future appears bright for the puckmoving defenseman.
Sun, Aug 17, 2014 05:38:00 PM

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