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Adam Clendening

Adam Clendening  #2

Pittsburgh Penguins  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: October 26, 1992  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Niagara Falls, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: CHI / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (36th overall)    Prospect Bio
Clendening, who was named an AHL All-Star twice while with Rockford in 2012-13 and 2013-14, became the first AHL defenseman to make a postseason All-Star team in each of his first two professional seasons since Dan Boyle in 1999 and '00. Skated in season-high 15:39 on Nov. 27 at CBJ. Equaled his career high with 3 shots on goal Nov. 25 vs. StL. Assisted on Evgeni Malkin's GWG on Nov. 17 vs. MIN. Made his PIT debut on Oct. 15 vs. OTT. Recorded 1 goal and 1 assist and finished plus-3 in 4 preseason games with Pittsburgh. Career Info: Highs: G: 1 A: 1 P: 1 REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 6GP 0G-1A-1PTS PPG: 1 SHG: 0
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2011) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2012) AHL Second All-Star Team (2013) AHL First All-Star Team (2014) Traded to Vancouver by Chicago for Gustav Forsling, January 29, 2015. Traded to Pittsburgh by Vancouver with Nick Bonino and Anaheim's 2nd round choice (previously acquired) in 2016 Entry Draft for Brandon Sutter and Pittsburgh's 3rd round compensatory choice in 2016 Entry Draft, July 28, 2015.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016