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Clarke MacArthur’s Failed Physical Means He Won’t Be In Camp

from Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen,

While there were concerns throughout the summer about MacArthur’s status for the 2017-18 season – he talked about neck pain as the players packed up following their run to the Eastern Conference final – the worst fears weren’t confirmed until Thursday’s tests.

“Right now, we don’t know much, but he won’t be part of camp,” said Senators general manager Pierre Dorion.

“He was disappointed, but at the same time, he looked in great shape (skating). He trained all summer.”

Dorion provided few additional details – he wouldn’t even confirm that MacArthur failed the medical for concussion-related problems – saying he only had a quick discussion with MacArthur and the club’s doctors.

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