Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s New York Rangers and the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, announced the club has re-signed forward Emerson Clark for the 2015-16 season. The 22-year-old has led Greenville with more than 200 penalty minutes in each of the last two seasons.
Clark returns to the Swamp Rabbits after posting career highs in goals (16), assists (9) and points (25) during the 2014-15 season. He added a team-best 217 penalty minutes in 62 games.
A native of Whitby, Ontario, Clark debuted with Toledo during the 2013-14 campaign and registered four assists and 150 penalty minutes in 25 games. He was traded to Greenville on Feb. 3, 2014 and notched 12 points (5g-7a), 81 penalty minutes and a +6 rating in 25 regular-season contests.
Prior to turning pro, Clark skated four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Oshawa Generals and Windsor Spitfires. He recorded 44 points (26g-18a) and 496 penalty minutes in 210 career games.