Connor Clifton

#75 D / Boston Bruins / EXP: YRS Height: 5-11 Weight: 175 lb Age: 24 College: None

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Back in lineup

    Connor Clifton (undisclosed) is slated to be in the Boston Bruins' lineup for Game 1 of the team's second-round playoff series against Columbus on Thursday.Clifton will draw back into the Boston lineup Thursday, with John Moore day-to-day with an upper-body injury. The rookie blueliner didn't make much of a mark on offense in 19 regular-season games, recording just one assist in that span, but the 23-year-old held his own defensively, en route to a plus-5 rating.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Not in lineup Sunday

    Connor Clifton (undisclosed) will not play in Game 6 against Toronto on Sunday.Clifton hasn't played since Game 2, recording just one shot on goal in two games this series. Boston has its back against the wall down 3-2 in the series, so the 23-year-old's rookie campaign may be coming to an end.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Will miss Game 4

    Connor Clifton (undisclosed) participated in practice Wednesday in a non-contact jersey and is not ready to return for Game 4, Marisa Ingemi of The Boston Herald reports.Clifton's progress is an encouraging sign, but he'll need to shed the no-contact jersey before being considered to rejoin the lineup. Even when healthy, the blueliner owns just one assist and no goals through 19 contests, presenting little upside from a fantasy standpoint.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Won't play Monday

    Connor Clifton (upper body) won't play in Monday's playoff game against the Maple Leafs.With Clifton considered day-to-day by the Boston Bruins, Steven Kampfer will rejoin the team's lineup Monday and is slated to work on a defensive pairing with Matt Grzelcyk.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Exits late in Game 2

    Connor Clifton exited Saturday's win over the Maple Leafs with an undisclosed injury, James Mirtle of The Athletic reports.Coach Bruce Cassidy didn't have an update on Clifton's condition after the game. Torey Krug (undisclosed) also left the contest with an injury, so Cassidy signaled he may need to dip into the minor-league ranks for reinforcements since the Boston Bruins only have five healthy defensemen at the moment.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Sees first playoff game

    Connor Clifton made his playoff debut in Thursday's Game 1 against the Maple Leafs, a 4-1 loss.After only 19 regular-season appearances for the rookie, Clifton made the starting lineup for Game 1 over Steven Kampfer. With both Kevan Miller (lower body) and John Moore (upper body) on the shelf, Clifton was the go-to man, skating 11:25 and ending a minus-1. Once Moore is ready to go, expect Clifton to sit.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Grabs first NHL point

    Connor Clifton was credited with an assist for his first NHL points during Saturday's 7-3 win over the Panthers.Clifton owes the marker to the hard work of his teammates, as his initial pass was set to be icing before David Backes hustled for the puck and sent it in front for Noel Acciari who finished off the play. It took the 2013 fifth-round pick 14 games to pick up his first point, all coming this season.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Back with big club

    Connor Clifton has been recalled from AHL Providence.With Torey Krug and Matt Grzelcyk both dealing with upper-body injuries, Clifton will have a chance to fill in on the Boston blue line, following a strong stretch of late at the AHL level. Though the 5-foot-11, 175-pounder has not recorded a point in nine NHL games this season, he has logged six goals and 27 points in 53 games for Providence.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Sent back to minors

    Connor Clifton was reassigned to AHL Providence on Thursday.In order to make room for Gemel Smith -- who the team picked up off waivers -- the Boston Bruins shipped Clifton down to the minors. During his nine-game stint in the NHL, the New Jersey native failed to tally a point while averaging 17:27 of ice time. Barring additional blue line injuries, Clifton should spend the remainder of the season with Providence.

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    Bruins' Connor Clifton: Getting called up

    Connor Clifton will be promoted from AHL Providence and join the Boston Bruins in Dallas ahead of Friday's matchup with the Stars, Mark Divver of The Providence Journal reports.Clifton's promotion comes on the heels of Zdeno Chara suffering a lower-body injury against the Avalanche on Wednesday. Even if Chara is unable to suit up, Clifton will likely serve as an emergency depth option while Jakub Zboril slots into the lineup. If the Boston blue line can get healthy, Clifton figures to spend the remainder of the year in the minors.