Kim Clackson

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Kim Clackson
Born (1955-02-13) February 13, 1955 (age 62)
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for WHA
Indianapolis Racers
Winnipeg Jets
NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
Quebec Nordiques
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 85th overall, 1975
Pittsburgh Penguins
WHA Draft 25th overall, 1975
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Playing career 1975–1981

Kimbel Gerald Clackson (born February 13, 1955 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) A professional ice hockey player who played 106 games in the National Hockey League and 271 games in the World Hockey Association. He played for the Winnipeg Jets, Quebec Nordiques, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Indianapolis Racers. He currently holds the NHL record for most number of penalties in a single playoff game (8 - Apr 14, 1980 vs Boston).

Elder son, Matt Clackson played for the Adirondack Phantoms, and was traded to Phoenix Coyotes on June 7, 2011 by Philadelphia Flyers for goalie Ilya Bryzgalov.

Younger son, Chris Clackson, played for the Rochester Americans, and is on the roster of the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1972–73 Victoria Cougars WCHL 64 1 1 2 235
1973–74 Victoria Cougars WCHL 1 0 0 0 0
1973–74 Flin Flon Bombers WCHL 47 2 6 8 263
1974–75 Victoria Cougars WCHL 58 7 26 33 359 12 0 6 6 99
1975–76 Indianapolis Racers WHA 77 1 12 13 351
1976–77 Indianapolis Racers WHA 71 3 8 11 168 9 0 1 1 24
1977–78 Winnipeg Jets WHA 52 2 7 9 203 9 0 1 1 61
1978–79 Winnipeg Jets WHA 71 0 12 12 210 9 0 5 5 28
1979–80 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 45 0 3 3 166 3 0 0 0 37
1980–81 Quebec Nordiques NHL 61 0 5 5 204 5 0 0 0 33
NHL totals 106 0 8 8 370 8 0 0 0 70
WHA totals 271 6 39 45 932 27 0 7 7 113

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