MacArthur fails med­i­cal for Sens

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OT­TAWA — Clarke MacArthur’s fu­ture with the Ot­tawa Se­na­tors — and per­haps even as a pro hockey player — is once again in doubt af­ter the vet­eran for­ward failed his med­i­cal on the first day of train­ing camp.

Af­ter miss­ing much of the last two sea­sons due to con­cus­sion is­sues, MacArthur ap­peared to have turned a cor­ner last spring when he re­turned in the fi­nal week of the reg­u­lar sea­son and played well dur­ing Ot­tawa’s run to the Eastern Con­fer­ence fi­nal.

But ques­tions about his fu­ture lin­gered as he ad­mit­ted to deal­ing with some dis­com­fort in his neck.

There were few de­tails avail­able Thurs­day with gen­eral man­ager Pierre Do­rion un­able to con­firm whether or not MacArthur had failed the test based on past con­cus­sions.

“Right now we don’t know much, but he won’t be part of camp,” said Do­rion. “He was dis­ap­pointed.”

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