Saskatchewan native Clarke looks to be leader, major cog in Langton offensive game in '19-20

by Matt Mackinder

The Langton Royals have announced the signing of forward Justyn Clarke for the 2019-20 CPJHL season.

Clarke is a 6-foot-2, 195-pound 20-year-old from from Dillon, Sask.

"We are very excited to add Justyn to our lineup," said Langton coach-GM Jason Do Paco. "After a few weeks of talking, I believe we both felt he has the potential to play at a higher level and we both agreed that this would be the best fit for him to accomplish those goals.

“He will add offense, experience and leadership to our squad. He will be looked at to guide our younger guys and be a big part to our offensive game. I'm really excited about him."

Clarks is excited to come to Langton.

"I feel the Royals have a great program, and I feel it's the best place to develop my skills," Clarke said. "I would like the opportunity to play pro hockey or collegiate hockey next season and Jason has proven his program works and he helps players get there. I'm excited about the opportunity I get here to better myself as much as I can and I get to get better at the game. I found that really appealing when speaking with the Royals. A direct affiliation with a team in Sweden really intrigues me, too. I feel I can bring a scoring touch, physical play and leadership to the Royals.

"My goals in life would be to go to school, play professionally and then just to keep playing the game that I love."