• Avs Sign Clark To Two-Year Deal

    News: Mat Clark signed a two-year, two-way contract that will pay him $600,000 at the NHL level with the Avalanche on Thursday.
    Analysis: Mat Clark played in seven NHL contests with the Ducks last season, managing to register a single point in those games. After being acquired by the Avalanche in March, Clark tallied seven total points (one goal, six assists) in 66 games with AHL Lake Erie. He will get an opportunity to compete for a roster spot with the Avs in training camp, but will likely spend most of the 2015-16 season in the AHL, providing Colorado with some organizational depth at defense in case of injury.
  • Avs Acquire Clark From Ducks

    News: Mat Clark was acquired from the Ducks on Monday in exchange for forward Michael Sgarbossa.
    Analysis: Mat Clark appeared in seven games with the Ducks earlier this season, recording one point. The 24-year-old, who was a second-round selection in 2009, is expected to report to AHL Lake Erie, where he'll give the Avalanche some organizational depth on the blue line.
  • Ducks Reassign Clark To AHL Norfolk

    News: Mat Clark was reassigned to AHL Norfolk on Saturday.
    Analysis: The Ducks simply needed a bit of forward depth with Corey Perry nursing a knee injury, so Mat Clark was reassigned in order to bring up center Rickard Rakell. Clark will likely be back with the team this season if the need for defensive depth arises.
  • Ducks' Clark Recalled To Majors

    News: Mat Clark has been recalled to the majors, the team's official twitter account reports.
    Analysis: Anaheim has been struck by a rash of injuries to their defensemen, and have called up Mat Clark to provide depth. He will need to see some more injuries to his teammates to have much fantasy value, and could be sent back down soon since many of the injuries already suffered do not appear to be serious.
  • Ducks Assign Clark To Norfolk

    News: Mat Clark was sent to AHL Norfolk as the Ducks continue to cut down their roster.
    Analysis: Mat Clark played 23 games in Norfolk a year ago and will start the season in the minors this season. It's unlikely he will be recalled any time soon, considering the defensive depth the Ducks currently have.
  • Clark Re-Signs With Ducks

    News: Mat Clark re-signed with the Ducks on a one-year, two-way contract Thursday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
    Analysis: Mat Clark appeared in 23 games for AHL Norfolk last season, finishing with no goals and two assists. He's unlikely to find his way to Anaheim this season barring a rash of injuries.
  • Anaheim Re-Signs Clark

    News: Mat Clark signed a one-year contract with Anaheim on Monday.
    Analysis: Although he's still only 22, the former second-round pick (2009) has not done especially well to this point, skating to a negative plus/minus rating in each of his last three AHL seasons, including a minus-18 from 2010 and minus-13 from 2012. He had 10 points in 71 AHL games last year.
  • Ducks' Clark Recalled

    News: Mat Clark was recalled from AHL Norfolk on Saturday, the Ducks' official website reports.
    Analysis: The Ducks recalled eight players in advance of Saturday's regular season finale. Mat Clark has yet to play in an NHL game this season and scored just 10 points in 71 AHL games.
  • Ducks Call Up Clark

    News: Mat Clark was recalled by the Ducks on Saturday, AnaheimDucks.com reports.
    Analysis: Mat Clark doesn't seem to produce much beyond the penalty category, as he has just 28 points in his last 136 AHL showings.