Clitsome, the 271st pick in the 2004 Entry Draft, made his NHL debut last season by playing in 11 games, recording 1 goal, 3 points and 6 penalty minutes.
In 64 games for the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL, Clitsome recorded 5 goals, 20 points and 42 penalty minutes. He has totals of 9 goals, 39 points and 105 penalty minutes in 137 career games for Syracuse.
This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.