One of seven seniors on the team ... one of four players from Minnesota ... one of 10 players from the North American Hockey League ... has played in 96 career games ... 14 career assists.
2011-12: Appeared in 26 games ... posted two assists ... recorded first point of the season during 3-3 overtime with service academy rival Air Force ... also collected an assist on Senior Night against Sacred Heart at Tate Rink ... one of 18 players named to the Atlantic Hockey Association All-Academic Team.
2010-11: Appeared in 34 games ... registered five assists ... whistled for just one penalty ... handed out two assists in a 5-2 win at the University of Massachusetts ... first career multiple-point game ... posted third assist in 9-3 win against AIC ... secured assists in back-to-back games of Niagara weekend split.
2009-10: Appeared in all 36 games ... collected seven assists in his first season ... recorded first collegiate point at Bentley in November ... picked up an assist the next game against Canisius ... posted a playoff point with an assist at Air Force ... registered an assist in non-conference game against Union ... credited with an assist in 3-3 overtime tie with Air Force ... final two assists came opposite Canisius and Holy Cross.
BACKGROUND: Graduate of Lake of the Woods High ... two-time most valuable player in hockey ... ran sprints and pole vaulted for the track team ... holds the school pole vault record ... was also a member of the golf team ... member of the National Honor Society ... played for coach Byron Pool and the Bismarck Bobcats of the North American Hockey League ... served as team captain of Central Division championship team in 2009 ... first-team All-Central Division ... enjoys hunting, fishing and golf ... son of Michael and Julie Clark ... sister, Jessie, is a sophomore at Minnesota State University Moorhead ... brother Jay was a four-year letterwinner for Army hockey and 2011 graduate of West Point ... John scored a goal during an outdoor game that made ESPN's Top 10 plays ... lists Bobby Orr as his favorite athlete ... majoring in Management.
Getting To Know John Clark Why did you choose West Point? My brother (Jay) being here influenced me a lot. Playing Division I hockey with him was a dream come true. Being able to graduate from the premier military academy and commissioned as an officer in the Army was also a big draw. Talk about the impact that Major Tom Kennedy had on you? We saw Major Kennedy everyday. He came and checked how we were doing at lunch all the time. His dedication to helping guys on the team with any issue at all is something I will never forget. Favorite part about Army hockey? The boys, roadtrips, "The Firm," shoe checks, salty pockets, and the Army Hockey Family. I chose my major because? The business world is very interesting to me. Learning about how to run a company, and different philosophies of various CEOs is pretty cool. I am most looking forward to playing? Nebraska-Omaha How would you describe Coach Riley? Intense, focused and determined. Favorite Army jersey? Grey. Favorite NHL jersey? Minnesota Wild. Fans should come to Tate Rink this season because? We're a brand new team. Fans will see players and skills they've never seen before. What is your favorite event that Army hockey puts on? House of Blues and the autograph sessions after the games.