WICHITA, KS – The Wichita Thunder, ECHL subsidiary of the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, AHL’s Bakersfield Condors and powered by Toyota, today announced the signing of defenseman Cam Clarke.
Clarke, 25, is entering his second full season as a professional. Hailing from Tecumseh, Michigan, the 6-foot-2, 190-pound blueliner joined the Thunder at the end of the 2019-20 season. He scored 23 points (4 goals, 19 assists) in 71 games last season and added two assists in five playoff games.
Before turning pro, he completed a four-year career at Ferris State University. In 126 career games with the Bulldogs, Clarke scored 33 points (3 goals, 30 assists) and was appointed to the WCHA All-Academic Team in 2017-18.
Clarke is a former fifth round draft pick (136th overall) of the Boston Bruins in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
He played one season of junior hockey for the Lone Star Brahmas of the North American Hockey League, where he scored 50 points (9 goals, 41 assists) in 59 games. At the end of the 2015-16 season, he was voted NAHL Defender of the Year.
The Thunder will open their home schedule on Friday October 29th against the Utah Grizzlies and close the home opening weekend on Saturday October 30th when the Wheeling Nailers make their first trip to the Air Capital.
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