|Born|| October 26 1992,|
Niagara Falls, NY, USA
| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
|Hockey East team||Boston University Terriers|
|NHL Draft|| 36th overall, 2011|
</div></div> Adam Clendening (born October 26, 1992) is an American ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Boston University Terriers men's ice hockey team which competes in NCAA's Division I in the Hockey East conference.
Clendening was raised in Wheatfield, New York. He was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He had been ranked 45th overall among draft eligible prospects by Central Scouting and 45th overall by nhl.com. Prior to playing for Boston University, he played hockey in Canada for the Toronto Marlboros' AAA junior team.
Clendening was part of Team USA's gold medal winning team at the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships. During the tournament he led all defensemen with 10 points, and tied for the lead among defensemen with 3 goals and 7 assists. His 10 points ranked 6th among all players in the tournament, and his 7 assists ranked 4th. He was named as one of the defensemen to the tournament all star team and as one of Team USA's 3 top players.
Notable awards and honorsEdit
- 2009 IIHF World U18 Championships Gold Medal with Team USA
- 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships All-Star Team
- 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships Best Plus/Minus
- 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships Gold Medal with Team USA
- 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships Most Assists by Defenseman
- 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships Most Goals by Defenseman
- 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships Most Points by Defenseman
- 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships Top 3 Player on Team
- Leading scorer for Team USA at 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships
- USDP (U18) Most Penalized Player (2009–10)
- NCAA (Hockey East) All-Rookie Team (2010–11)
- ↑ Connolly, J. (June 26, 2011). A parade of Terriers. Boston Herald. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
- ↑ Nagelhout, R. (June 24, 2011). Clendening plays draft waiting game. Niagara Gazette. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
- ↑ Sowa, J. (April 14, 2008). Clendening writing his own ticket. Niagara Gazette. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
- ↑ IIHF World U18 Championship Team USA Roster. IIHF. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
- ↑ IIHF World U18 Championship Defensemen Scoring Leaders. IIHF. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
- ↑ IIHF World U18 Championship Scoring Leaders. IIHF. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
- ↑ IIHF World U18 Championship Media All Stars. IIHF. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
- ↑ IIHF World U18 Championship Best Players of Each Team. IIHF. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
- ↑ http://www.eliteprospects.com/awards.php?award=U18%20WJC%20All-Star%20Team
- ↑ http://thebostonhockeyblog.blogspot.com/2011/03/charlie-coyle-adam-clendening-named-to.html
- Adam Clendening's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Adam Clendening's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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