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Canucks reassign Clendening to Comets

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have reassigned defenceman Adam Clendening to the AHL Utica Comets.

Clendening, 22, has appeared in 17 games with the Canucks this season registering two assists (0-2-2) and eight penalty minutes. He has also split time this season with the Chicago Blackhawks and Rockford IceHogs. He collected two points (1-1-2) in four games with Chicago and 13 points (1-12-13) in 38 games with Rockford. In 2013.14 he was named an AHL First Team All-Star and, in 2012.13, was named a second team AHL All-Star and Rockford’s Rookie of the Year.

The Niagara Falls, New York native was acquired from Chicago in exchange for Gustav Forsling on January 29, 2015. He was originally selected by Chicago in the second round, 36th overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2007-2008 Toronto Marlboros-GTHL 60 8 42 50 116
2008-2009 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-NAHL 34 0 9 9 14 38 0 0 0
2008-2009 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-U-17 15 1 5 6 18
2008-2009 U.S. Nat'l Team Dev. Program-U-18 13 1 5 6 14
2008-2009 United States-WJ18-A 7 0 2 2 4 4 0 0 0
2009-2010 U.S. National Team Development Program-USHL 26 4 13 17 16 44 1 0 1
2009-2010 U.S. National Team Development Program-U-18 39 10 22 32 76
2009-2010 United States-WJ18-A 7 3 7 10 9 4 0 0 0
2010-2011 Boston University Terriers-H-East 39 5 21 26 80 1 0 1
2011-2012 Boston University Terriers-H-East 38 4 29 33 64 2 0 1
2011-2012 United States-WJC-A 6 1 4 5 2 6 0 0 0
2012-2013 Rockford IceHogs-AHL 73 9 37 46 17 67 6 0 0 136 6.6
2013-2014 Rockford IceHogs-AHL 74 12 47 59 5 64 3 1 2 213 5.6
2014-2015 Blackhawks 4 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 50.0
2014-2015 Canucks 17 0 2 2 1 8 0 0 0 15 0.0
NHL Totals 21 1 3 4 2 10 1 0 0 17 5.9
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