Hockey and facial hair go together like peas and carrots. So when the founders of Movember came to the NHL about five years ago, the league saw the charity as a perfect fit.
The New York Islanders fulfilled a need by adding rugged forward Cal Clutterbuck in a trade with the Minnesota Wild and unloaded a bit of a headache in the process. New York and Minnesota worked out a deal Sunday early in the NHL draft that sent Clutterbuck and a third-round pick to the Islanders for fellow forward Nino Niederreiter, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2010 draft.
The time on the scoreboard was ticking toward zero. The Minnesota Wild were clinging to a one-goal lead the Los Angeles Kings weren’t ready to give up on.
Charlie Coyle and Cal Clutterbuck scored 16 seconds apart late in the first period, helping the Minnesota Wild break their five-game home losing streak and hang on for a critical 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Dan Boyle delivered a proper finish to his length-of-the-ice rush that helped carry the streaking San Jose Sharks to their sixth straight win.
Right wing Cal Clutterbuck has been taken off injured reserve by the Minnesota Wild.
Matt Cullen ended the Minnesota Wild’s long wait for their first regulation win on the road. Cullen had two goals and an assist to lift the Wild to a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
The Minnesota Wild have reshuffled lines, made a trade and held a players-only meeting to try and get going this season.
Matt Cullen scored 90 seconds into the game and again in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, handing the Blackhawks their first loss in seven games this season.
Cal Clutterbuck’s tying tip-in with 3:12 left in regulation and Devin Setoguchi’s shootout goal lifted the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
The Minnesota Wild begin its playoff push tonight as its hosts the Nashville Predators in their first game back from the All-Star break.
Cal Clutterbuck, Chad Rau and Kyle Brodziak scored goals during a 59-second span of the second period, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Dallas Stars 5-2 on Saturday night.
Matt Cullen scored in the third period and in the first round of the shootout to help the skidding Minnesota Wild recover from a late stumble to beat San Jose 5-4 on Tuesday night, stopping the Sharks’ four-game winning streak.
Frans Nielsen scored the only goal in the shootout while Al Montoya had his glove in good form, giving the New York Islanders their first extra-time victory of the season, 2-1 over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
After a long five-game road trip, the Minnesota Wild are looking forward to returning home.
Defensemen Alex Martinez and Matt Greene scored on the front and back ends of a four-goal second period, Colin Fraser added a goal, and the Los Angeles Kings breezed to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night in Terry Murray’s 1,000th regular-season game as an NHL coach.
Pascal Dupuis had a short-handed goal and an assist, James Neal scored for the sixth time this season and the depleted Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Tuesday night.
The Minnesota Wild have set their regular-season roster, with only 13 players who were also on the active 23-man list at this time last year.
Antoine Vermette scored the winning goal with 33.5 seconds left in overtime, lifting the the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
Minnesota Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck has morphed into a multi-talented player. Besides doling out his patented punishing hits, Clutterbuck is now an offensive dynamo who’s the Wild’s leading goal scorer this season.
Cal Clutterbuck scored the go-ahead goal on a giveaway from Marc Savard in the Bruins zone, and the Minnesota Wild held on to beat Boston 3-1 on Thursday night.
Dan has info on where you can meet Wild Goalie Niklas Backstrom plus he has a player profile on Wild Forward Cal Clutterbuck!
Cal Clutterbuck and Antti Miettinen scored on the power play during a three-goal first period, Niklas Backstrom made 37 saves and the Minnesota Wild beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Sunday.
Cal Clutterbuck created some chaos and then took advantage.
MONTREAL (AP) – Ryan White, Dustin Boyd and Brendon Nash scored on consecutive shots in the second period to send the Montreal Canadiens on to a 4-3 preseason win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday […]