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Dale Clarke

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Position  Defence
Name  Dale Clarke
Career start  2000
Shot  Right
Role  Ice hockey player
Current team  Brynas IF
NHL Draft  Undrafted
Height  1.88 m
Playing career  2000–2013
Weight  91 kg

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Born  March 23, 1978 (age 37) Sarnia, ON, CAN (1978-03-23)
SM-liiga team Former teams  Tappara St. Louis Blues Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams Kassel Huskies Espoo Blues HIFK Brynas IF

Education  St. Lawrence University

Dale Clarke (born March 23, 1978) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing for Tappara in SM-liiga.


Clarke played three games in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the St. Louis Blues. He previously played in Finland for Espoo Blues, HIFK and in Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) for the Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams and the Kassel Huskies.

Playing career

Clarke played junior hockey for the Wellington Dukes of the Metro Toronto Junior Hockey League (MTHL) from 1994 until 1996. He attended St. Lawrence University and played four seasons from 1996 until 2000. In 2000, he signed with the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL) and joined their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate the Worcester IceCats in time for the playoffs.

He played two seasons for the IceCats and had a three-game call-up to the Blues. In 2002–03 he was traded by the Blues to the Colorado Avalanche organization, joining their AHL affiliate Hershey Bears. He then split time with the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the AHL to end the season. Since 2003, he has played in Europe for teams in Finland and Germany.

On January 16, 2013, Clarke signed a contract midway through the 2012–13 season to return for a third stint with Tappara of the Finnish SM-liiga.


  • July 24, 1999 - Signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Blues
  • December 5, 2002 - Traded to Colorado by St. Louis for future considerations.
  • April 16, 2010 - Signed a contract with Brynäs IF
  • November 18, 2011 - Signed a contract with Espoo Blues
  • January 16, 2013 - Signed a contract with Tappara
  • References

    Dale Clarke Wikipedia