The Washington Capitals announced today that forward Kody Clark has been loaned to the Hershey Bears.
Clark would sustain an injury in the second game of the annual prospect rookie tournament in Nashville. He would miss the third game of the tournament, all of Capitals training camp and the first six weeks of the season. He was placed on “season opening injured reserve” until today.
Clark would score a goal prior to his injury in the prospect tournament.
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Clark, 20, was originally a 2nd round selection of the Capitals, 47th overall, in 2018. He recorded 46 points (17 goals, 29 assists) and posted 98 penalty minutes in 57 games with the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League in 2018-19. He collected 96 points (42 goals, 54 assists) in 170 career OHL games with the 67’s.
The 6-foot-3, 185-pound forward will wear #36 for Hershey.
Clark is the son of former NHL All-Star Wendel Clark. The elder Clark was the captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs and played in 793 NHL games, scoring 564 points.
By Jon Sorensen