Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Steve Clippingdale
After a year with the University of Wisconsin left winger Steve Clippingdale, born in Vancouver, British Columbia on April 29th, 1958, went on to play two seasons with the New Westminster Bruins before the Los Angles Kings made him their first draft pick in 1976.

Clippingdale turned pro in 1976-77 and played the majority of his season with the Fort Worth Texans but also spent sixteen games at the NHL level. With the Kings Clippingdale managed a goal and 2 assists.

The next two seasons were spent in the minors with Clippingdale chipping in 33 and 27 goals respectively. On June 11th, 1979 the Kings traded Clippingdale to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Mike Marson.

Clippingdale returned to the NHL with the Capitals playing three games without registering a point during the 1979-80 season. The rest of the year was spent in the American Hockey League with the Hershey Bears and Clippingdale retired at season's end.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1972-73 Nor-West Caps KIJHL
1973-74 University of Wisconsin WCHA 4 1 3 4 0
1974-75 New Westminster Bruins WCJHL 62 26 19 45 27 17 4 1 5 11
1974-75 New Westminster Bruins M-Cup 3 2 1 3 0
1975-76 New Westminster Bruins WCJHL 72 51 66 117 80 17 15 14 29 12
1975-76 New Westminster Bruins M-Cup 4 1 5 6 2
1976-77 Los Angeles Kings NHL 16 1 2 3 9 +3 1 0 0 0 0
1976-77 Fort Worth Texans CHL 54 24 17 41 49
1977-78 Springfield Indians AHL 74 33 21 54 59 4 1 2 3 5
1978-79 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 64 27 38 65 99 1 0 0 0 0
1979-80 Washington Capitals NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0
1979-80 Hershey Bears AHL 47 19 14 33 47 5 2 0 2 4
NHL Totals 19 1 2 3 9 1 0 0 0 0


Traded to Washington by Los Angeles for Mike Marson, June 11, 1979.