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Ducks Re-Sign Defenseman Mat Clark

July 15, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Norfolk Admirals News Release

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks, NHL parent club of the Norfolk Admirals, have re-signed defenseman Mat Clark to a one-year contract.

Clark, 6-foot-3, 225 pounds, led all Admirals with 71 games played last season. He posted one goal and ten points with 79 penalty minutes. Following the AHL regular season, Clark was recalled by Anaheim on April 27th, but did not appear in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. In 214 career AHL games between the Admirals, Syracuse Crunch and Manitoba Moose, Clark has posted four goals and 38 points with 279 penalty minutes. He has also appeared in 10 career Calder Cup Playoff games, netting one goal and two points with 11 penalty minutes.

A 22-year-old native of Wheat Ridge, Colorado, Clark has appeared in two career NHL games with the Ducks, going scoreless in 2011-12. Anaheim selected Clark in the second round (37th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He also appeared in 129 career junior games with the OHL's Brampton Battalion, netting ten goals and 46 points with 179 penalty minutes.

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