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Senators’ MacArthur fails training camp medical test

Montreal Canadiens v Ottawa Senators - Game Six

OTTAWA, ON - APRIL 26: Clarke MacArthur #16 of the Ottawa Senators looks on prior to a face-off in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Montreal Canadiens during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Canadian Tire Centre on April 26, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The Montreal Canadiens eliminated the Ottawa Senators by defeating them 2-0 and move to the next round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

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Clarke MacArthur, who has a documented history of concussions throughout his career, did not pass his medical testing on Thursday, according to Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion.

As a result, MacArthur will not be a part of training camp, according to the Ottawa Citizen.

There have been questions about the future of his playing career for a few years now as a result of the head injuries he’s sustained. At age 32, MacArthur has appeared in only eight regular season games over the last two campaigns. He did, however, return to Ottawa’s lineup for its playoff run in the spring after getting cleared.

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The Senators made it to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final and MacArthur posted three goals and nine points in 19 post-season games, while averaging more than 15 minutes of ice time per game. That included time on the penalty kill and power play.

Following Ottawa’s playoff run, MacArthur was adamant that he wanted to continue playing if he could. He did reveal that he went through the playoffs with discomfort in his neck and would be meeting with doctors during the offseason.