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Cal Clutterbuck
Cal Clutterbuck
Right Wing
Number: 22
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 218
Shoots: Right
Born: Nov 18, 1987  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Welland, ON, Canada
Drafted: MIN / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (72nd overall)
Has led the NHL in hits in each of the past three seasons…Notched 336 hits in 2010-11, 318 hits in 2009-10 and set the NHL record with 356 hits in 2008-09, breaking the previous record of 311 set by Dustin Brown in 2007-08...Has registered 73 points (43-30=70) and 207 PIM in 230 games with the Wild…Became fourth rookie to score at least 10 goals with Wild in a season in 2008-09.

Led NHL with 336 hits...Ranked second on the team with 19 goals and tied for second with 191 shots...Established new career-highs in goals, PPGs, GWGs, assists, points, shots and PIM...Wild was 13-3-2 when he scored a goal...Tied a career-high with 15 PIM at EDM (4/8)...Delivered his 1,000th career hit at STL (3/29)...Recorded seven hits at VAN (3/14) after missing previous four games with upper body injury...Registered two goals and seven hits at STL (2/11)...Tallied goal, assist and career-high +3 rating at CGY (1/19) in 200th NHL game...Recorded career-high three-game goal streak (3-1=4, 1/4-1/8)...Had goal, assist and eight hits at BOS (1/6)...Picked up career-high 12 hits vs. PHI (11/24)...Recorded GWG and eight hits at CBJ (11/6)...Notched eight hits, five blocked shots and goal vs. CGY (11/5)...Logged career-high 20:23 of ice time vs. SJ (11/2)...Missed one game with lower body injury (12/31), four games with upper body injury (3/6-3/11), one game with illness (4/7).

Led the NHL in hits for the second consecutive season with 318…Set career highs with 13 goals, eight assists and 21 points in 74 games…Tied his career high with 10 hits and added a goal vs. SJ (4/2)…Owned f0ur points (2-2=4) over four-game stretch (2/6-2/14)…Recorded his first career two-assist game at LA (12/28)…Tied his career-high with 10 hits and scored a goal at MTL (12/17)…Skated in his 100th career NHL game at COL (11/28)…Scored his first career SHG and registered six shots vs. DAL (11/7)…Collected nine hits vs. NYR (10/30) and CHI (1/9)…Skated a career-high 20:10 TOI and added a goal vs. NSH (10/28)…Scored GWG in 3-2 OT win vs. CAR (10/24)…Missed five games with an ankle injury (10/14-10/23), two games with the flu (12/5-12/7) and one game with a leg injury (3/9).

Led Wild in rookie scoring with 18 points (11-7=18), set NHL record with 356 hits and finished tied for second on Wild roster with 76 PIM…Tied rookie record appearing in 78 games (James Sheppard, 2007-08)…Scored empty-net goal vs. NSH (4/10), his third goal and fourth point in four games…Notched six hits and eight shots vs. DAL (4/7)… Tallied goal and assist at DET (4/5)…Also scored vs. CGY (4/3)…Registered seven hits at NYI (3/25) to break NHL record for hits in a season…Set new team record with 10 hits vs. SJ (3/1)…Was even or better in 17 games (+6 in that span – 12/23-2/4)… Registered nine hits in career-high 19:30 TOI vs. ANA (2/4)…Recorded goal, fight and nine hits vs. TOR (1/27)…Scored first GWG and added five hits vs. EDM (1/15)…Tallied goal and assist vs. PHX (1/13)…Scored first two NHL goals and had four hits vs. WSH (11/24)…Recalled from AHL Houston (10/16) and made season debut that night at FLA.

Skated in 73 games with Houston (AHL) and totaled 24 points (11-13=24) and 97 PIM…Did not register a point in five playoff games with Houston…Tallied goal in his first professional game, season opener vs. CHI (10/6)...Recalled by Minnesota (10/23) after playing only five pro games, all with Houston...Appeared in two NHL contests… Made NHL debut at COL (10/28) and also skated vs. PIT (10/30).

Turned in OHL career-best marks in points with 89 (35-54=89) and PIM (153) for Oshawa...His 54 assists were second-most on the team...Led Oshawa with six SHGs while tallying 19 PPGs...Signed a contract with the Minnesota Wild on May 27, 2007.

Finished his first full season with Oshawa, as the team’s third-best point-scorer with 68 (35-33=68) and second-best goal scorer (35).

Was a member of Team Canada at the 2005 Under-18 World Championship…Recorded two points (1-1=2) in six games as Canada claimed silver medal…Was a member of Team Canada at the 2004 Under-18 Junior World Cup.

Selected by Minnesota in the third round (72nd overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Clutterbuck is married and resides in Welland, Ont. in the offseason…Nicknames are “Clutts” or “Clutter”…Enjoys playing golf, PlayStation 3 and drawing when he is not playing hockey…Lists scoring his first NHL goal as his most memorable moment in hockey…Says his parents, Joe Sakic and Steve Yzerman are the people that most inspired his hockey career…Lists Jason Bateman as the person he would most like to meet…Says Xcel Energy Center is his favorite part of Minnesota…Favorite Twin Cities restaurant is Manny’s…Lists “Dexter” as his favorite television show and The Hangover as his favorite movie…Says Vancouver is the team he most enjoys playing and hitting is his favorite part of hockey…Baseball is his favorite sport outside of hockey and Cal Ripken, Jr. is his favorite athlete.
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