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Clifford on new deal: ‘Sure beats shoveling [poop] for $10 an hour’

Aug 3, 2013, 11:35 AM EDT

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Kyle Clifford signed a two-year deal to stay with the Kings yesterday and while we haven’t heard what the financial details are yet, the man himself doesn’t seem too concerned with that.

Clifford tells John Hoven of Mayor’s Manor his particular grounded way to look at being a professional athlete and being not bothered by how large his paycheck is.

“Whatever it ends up being, it’s going to be good money; better than shoveling shit for $10-an-hour, like I used to do when I was a teenager,” he said.

Curiously enough, Clifford is a favorite of coach Darryl Sutter who’s been know to shovel some barns out himself.

Clifford’s new deal is a relief to him because it puts an end to some of the trade rumors that had been circulating around him. For now, he’ll have his hands full competing to stay in the lineup and bring that sandpaper-like kind of game to the ice.

  1. cardsandbluesforever - Aug 3, 2013 at 1:42 PM

    hey Clifford is that job still available? id take $10 an hour to shovel poop over $7.50 an hour to get treated like poop at walmart any day…

    • hockeyflow33 - Aug 3, 2013 at 2:02 PM

      It certainly a fresher smelling workplace than Walmart

    • boardupthehouse - Aug 3, 2013 at 9:35 PM

      It’s your own fault you wound up at Walmart, get a real job

      • cardsandbluesforever - Aug 4, 2013 at 4:15 PM

        I do not work at walmart idiot. my real job- construction- has been very slow the last month and I may need to get a second job if things don’t pick up soon.

  2. alswingman - Aug 3, 2013 at 2:28 PM

    Pricks like Jon Quick and Sebastian Janikowski, Shane Lechler, every pro athlete with a an attitude needs to shovel manure for $10 an hour to humble them. I would of course include but much worse pricks like Lebron James as well but then someone would pull the racist card. Ah, what the heck, Lebron James and every other pro athlete making obscene salaries needs to shovel manure as a permanent station life.

  3. Anoesis - Aug 5, 2013 at 1:03 AM

    So you don’t like pro athletes, the free market, or manure. You’re definitely in the wrong neighborhood, bud.

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