Clarke Wilm : biography
Clarke Wilm (born October 24, 1976) is a retired Canadian ice hockey centre. Wilm was drafted 150th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He established himself in the NHL in the 1997–98 season after two seasons spent in Calgary's AHL affiliate. Was an avid deer hunter as a teenager. Name is spelled Clarke after Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Clarke.
Wilm is known as a hardworking and unyielding checking line centre who has also received recognition as a good penalty killer. He can play all three forward positions.
After missing out on an NHL contract for the 2006–07 season, Wilm joined his former St. John's Maple Leafs coach Doug Shedden to play for Jokerit in Finland.
Wilm's tenure in Jokerit lasted for two seasons, during which Wilm made himself useful in checking- and penalty killing-lines. Overall, Clarke Wilm was a reliable player for Jokerit.
Wilm was contracted to Germany by Hamburg Freezers for 2008–09 season.
| || ||Regular season|| ||Playoffs|
|1996–97||Saint John Flames||AHL||62||9||19||28||107||5||2||0||2||15|
|1997–98||Saint John Flames||AHL||68||13||26||39||112||21||5||9||14||8|
|2003–04||St. John's Maple Leafs||AHL||47||16||17||33||97||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||10||0||0||0||7||5||0||1||1||2|
|2004–05||St. John's Maple Leafs||AHL||69||11||16||27||145||5||2||2||4||8|
|2005–06||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||60||1||7||8||43||—||—||—||—||—|
Registered a Gordie Howe hat trick (one goal, one assist, one fight) January 2, 2001 (vs Vancouver Canucks).
Scored the first hat-trick of his professional hockey career in his third game playing for Jokerit in the Finnish SM-liiga on November 2, 2006.
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