THIS IS A CCM WENDEL CLARK JERSEY, THERE ARN'T MANY OF THESE LEFT WITH PUCK GEEK HOLO AND CARD. SIGNED CAPTAIN CRUNCH TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS JERSEY. WENDEL CLARK WAS NAMED CAPTAIN OF THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS IN 1991 - 1992. 1992 - 1993 CLARKS 2nd YEAR BEING CAPTAIN OF THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS MADE AN ALL TIME RECORD WINNING 44 GAMES AND ACCUMULATING 99 POINTS.
GOING TO THE CONFERENCE FINALS. 1993 - 1994, WENDEL CLARK MADE HIS ALL TIME HIGH OF 46 GOALS IN 64 GAMES, GOING ON TO WIN THE CONFERENCE FINALS FOR THE 2nd YEAR IN A ROW WITH DOUG GILMOUR AND DAVE ANDREYCHUK. Clark was converted to forward after he was selected first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. Clark was known for his physical play and his offensive mind combined with scoring prowess. As tough as Clark was, his scoring touch and offensive ability was equal to his on-ice toughness.Clark's 227 PIM in his rookie season was the 1985-86 Toronto Maple Leafs team high, along with 34 goals which also led the team. After his rookie season, he was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team. And finished third in voting for the Calder Memorial Trophy. The serious back injury that Clark suffered during a game against the Chicago Blackhawks in 1987, when he was cross-checked into the crossbar of his own goal, hindered his progress as an elite NHL player. Nonetheless, he was a crowd favourite at Maple Leaf Gardens. And won a place in the hearts of Leaf fans as he provided a spark during the latter part of the Harold Ballard. Era, considered the darkest period in the storied franchise's history. Captain and Stanley Cup runs (19911994). Clark was named captain of the team for the 199192 season. Clark's second year captaining the team, the Leafs set team records in wins (44) and points (99) and also made the playoffs for the first time in three years. The Leafs had a memorable run to the Campbell Conference Finals, but after leading the best-of-seven series three games to two coming within one game of advancing to the Stanley Finals, they lost to the Wayne Gretzky. Who were coached by Clark's cousin, Barry Melrose. Clark with the Maple Leafs. Two career defining moments happened in this series for Clark: his toe-to-toe fight in Game 1 of the series with enforcer Marty McSorley. In defense of a big hit McSorley made on Leafs star Doug Gilmour. And his hat-trick in Game Six of the seven-game series. "That series was probably the most excitement I saw around here, " proclaimed Clark, who had a legendary series performance with 20 points (10 goals and 10 assists) in his 21 games during the'93 playoffs. It was the furthest the Leafs had advanced in a long time, the team was coming together at the right time and everybody was doing their jobs. Clark managed a career season-high 46 goals in 64 games for the Leafs during the 199394 season. Playing on a line with Dave Andreychuk. In the playoffs, the Leafs made a second consecutive trip to the Conference Finals, but fell 41 to the Vancouver Canucks. Who were coached by future Leafs coach Pat Quinn.
In June 1994, with his value at an all-time high, Clark was traded to the Quebec Nordiques in a multi-player deal which notably involved a young Mats Sundin. He was succeeded as Maple Leafs captain by Gilmour. Clark played the lockout-shortened 199495 NHL season. After the Nordiques became the Colorado Avalanche. Clark became embroiled in a contract dispute with the team.
As a result, shortly before the beginning of the 199596. Campaign, he was sent to the New York Islanders.In a three-way trade that brought Claude Lemieux. To Colorado and Steve Thomas. To the New Jersey Devils.
Clark played 58 games with the Islanders, but finished the season back in Toronto. The Islanders received a first round pick from the Leafs (4th overall in 1997) which turned out to be Roberto Luongo. The item "Wendel Clark SIGNED CCM Vintage Toronto Maple Leaf Jersey C. Captain Crunch" is in sale since Tuesday, April 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Hockey-NHL\Jerseys".
The seller is "22authenticsports" and is located in Hamilton, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.