Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Scott Clemmensen
Scott Clemmensen was born July 23, 1977 in Urbandale, Idaho. The 7th choice, 215th overall selection of the New Jersey Devils in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft, Clemmensen is a graduate of United States Hockey League's Des Moines Buccaneers before attending Boston College in the fall of 1997.

In his freshman year at BC, the goaltender from Urbandale, IA captured 1997-98 Hockey East All-Rookie Team honours and set the BC single season record for wins with a 24-9-4 record and had a 2.78 goals against average while setting an NCAA regular-season record for consecutive shutout minutes (254:23).

As a sophomore, Clemmensen captured Hockey East All-Tournament honours while earning Most Valuable Player honours at the NCAA West Regional Tournament, establishing a single season BC record for minutes played with 2507:19

Entering his junior year at BC, Clemmensen had been a work horse for the team playing in 37 and 42 games his first two seasons. During his junior year, Clemmensen played in and started 28 games for BC, capturing Hockey East's 1999-2000 Heaton Goaltending Award for the lowest goals against average in league play (1.98) and shared the team's John A. "Snooks" Kelley Memorial Award, given annually to the "player who best typifies Boston College hockey".

In his senior year, Clemmensen back stopped BC to the NCAA Championship with a 4-3 overtime victory over the defending champions from North Dakota who they fell short against in the 2000 NCAA Final. Clemmensen went on to establish a career high for wins (30) and was an NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team member.

Throughout his four year career at BC, Clemmensen finished with a 99-35-10 record and 13 shutouts before he made his professional debut with the Devils organization in 2001-02. Clemmensen went on to spend the majority of the season with the Devils AHL affiliate in Albany while playing in two games with the parent club. Clemmensen played the entire 2002-03 season with Albany, and although he was called up to backup with the parent club, he didn't see any NHL action until the 2003-04 season.

After spending a full season in Albany in 2004-05 due the NHL lock out, Clemmensen saw action in 13 of the Devils regular season games the following season backing up Martin Brodeur.

In 2006-07 Clemmenson competed in six games for the Devils registering a 1-1-2 record before signing in the subsequent summer with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Clemmensen spent the majority if his 2007-08 season with the Maple Leafs' AHL affiliate, the Toronto Marlies where he would lead the club deep into the AHL playoffs.

On July 10, 2008, Scott was headed back to the swamp. he inked a one year deal with the New Jersey Devils to backup all-star Martin Brodeur.

The following summer Clemmenson was on the move again, this time signing with the Florida Panthers as an unrestricted free agent.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1995-96 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 20 10 7 1 0 3.44
1996-97 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 36 22 9 2 1 3.26 4 1 2 0 1 2.70
1997-98 Boston College Eagles H-East 37 24 9 4 4 2.78
1998-99 Boston College Eagles H-East 42 26 12 4 1 2.87
1999-00 Boston College Eagles H-East 29 19 7 0 5 2.20
2000-01 Boston College Eagles H-East 39 30 7 2 3 2.13
2001-02 New Jersey Devils NHL 2 0 0 0 0 3.00
2001-02 Albany River Rats AHL 29 5 19 4 0 3.29
2002-03 Albany River Rats AHL 47 12 24 8 1 2.65
2003-04 New Jersey Devils NHL 4 3 1 0 2 1.01
2003-04 Albany River Rats AHL 22 5 12 4 0 3.07
2004-05 Albany River Rats AHL 46 13 25 5 2 2.81
2005-06 New Jersey Devils NHL 13 3 4 2 0 3.35 1 0 0 0 0.00
2005-06 Albany River Rats AHL 1 0 1 0 0 5.05
2006-07 New Jersey Devils NHL 6 1 1 2 0 3.15
2006-07 Lowell Devils AHL 1 1 0 0 1 0.00
2007-08 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 3 1 1 0 0 3.90
2007-08 Toronto Marlies AHL 40 23 14 2 1 2.44 17 8 9 0 3.02
2008-09 New Jersey Devils NHL 40 25 13 1 2 2.39
2008-09 United States WC-A
2008-09 Lowell Devils AHL 12 6 5 1 0 3.39
2009-10 Florida Panthers NHL 23 9 8 2 1 2.91
2009-10 United States WC-A 6 3 3 0 1 1.56
2010-11 Florida Panthers NHL 31 8 11 7 1 2.62
2011-12 Florida Panthers NHL 30 14 6 6 1 2.57 3 1 2 0 2.35
2011-12 San Antonio Rampage AHL 1 1 0 0 0 1.00
2012-13 Florida Panthers NHL 19 3 7 2 0 3.67
2013-14 Florida Panthers NHL 17 6 7 1 0 3.09
2013-14 San Antonio Rampage AHL 11 4 7 0 1 2.85
2014-15 New Jersey Devils NHL 3 0 0 1 0 4.71
2014-15 Albany Devils AHL 27 12 11 2 2 2.23
NHL Totals 191 73 59 24 7 2.79 4 1 2 0 2.25


Hockey East All-Rookie Team (1998) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2001) Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 6, 2007. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 10, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 1, 2014. Officially announced his retirement, July 2, 2015.
Surname(s) beginning with