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Clemmensen signs with Devils

by Staff Writer / New Jersey Devils

Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today signed free agent goaltender Scott Clemmensen to a new contract. The announcement was made by Devils’ President/ General Manager Lou Lamoriello. As per club policy, no further terms were disclosed.

Clemmensen will return for his eighth season with the Devils’ organization, while participating in his 14th professional campaign overall. In 2013-14, he appeared in 17 games with Florida, recording a 6-7-1 mark with a 3.09 goals-against average. The 6-2, 200-lb. netminder is 73-59-23 with seven shutouts and 2.77 goals-against average in 188 games played with New Jersey, Toronto and Florida. During the 2008-09 season, Clemmensen recorded a career-high 25 victories and two shutouts (tie) in 40 appearances for New Jersey. He began his NHL career with a relief effort Oct. 6, 2001 at Washington, but spent most of his first four pro seasons with Albany (AHL).

The native of Des Moines, IA is joining the organization for the third time. He has played in 65 games in a Devils’ sweater, posting a 32-19-5 record, with four shutouts and 2.54 goals-against average. Prior to turning pro, he spent four seasons at Boston College, leading the Eagles to the 2001 Hockey East and NCAA Championships, and was named to the NCAA All-Tournament Team. In addition, Clemmensen led the conference in games played twice, victories once, minutes twice and shutouts twice. He was New Jersey’s seventh choice and the 215th overall selection in the 1997 Entry Draft and also played two seasons at Des Moines (USHL).

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