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Clutterbuck was fined $2000 by the NHL on Wednesday, according to the Islanders Point Blank.

Clutterbuck was fined for embellishment, the fourth such fine to be handed out by the NHL this season and while fines are usually something a fantasy owner shouldn't worry about, Clutterbuck could also be suspended should he continue this practice.

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Clutterbuck (upper body) will play Saturday against the Blue Jackets.

Clutterbuck sat out Friday's game against the Devils with the injury, which appeared to be for precautionary purposes with the Islanders beginning a back-to-back set. He'll swap in for Mikhail Grabovski, who was forced out of Friday's game with a lower-body ailment.

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Clutterbuck will miss Friday's game against the Devils due to an upper-body injury.

The rugged winger is considered day-to-day at this time, so there's still a chance he could return to action Saturday against the Blue Jackets. Josh Bailey will take his spot in the lineup Friday. Clutterbuck's physical nature has made him susceptible to injuries this season, but he's been fortunate to avoid any long-term absences. Staying healthy has allowed Clutterbuck to rank among the league leaders in hits, as his total of 159 ranks third in the NHL.

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Clutterbuck (lower body) returned to the ice in Saturday's loss to the Blues. He was held without a point over his 11:10 of ice time.

The lower-body issue kept Clutterbuck out for a game earlier in the week, but it didn't take long for the fourth-liner to return to his usual duties. He chipped in three hits on the afternoon to boost his total to 110 for the season, good for second in the league behind only teammate Matt Martin.

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Clutterbuck (lower body) will not play Thursday against the Senators, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

Clutterbuck made the trip with the Islanders to Ottawa, but didn't demonstrate enough progress with his injury during the team's morning skate to keep himself in the lineup. Cory Conacher will come on to replace Clutterbuck on the Isles' fourth line.

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Clutterbuck missed practice Wednesday with a lower body injury, according to Newsday.

Clutterbuck suffered the injury during the Islanders win over Ottawa on Tuesday and is considered to be day to day. With Michael Grabner being activated off of IR on Wednesday the Isles may elect to keep Clutterbuck in the press box Thursday to give him a few extra days to heal.

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Clutterbuck was removed from Tuesday's game against the Senators with an undisclosed injury, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

Clutterbuck headed to the locker room with trainers early in the game, but was initially able to return in the third period. However, he logged only 32 seconds more of ice time in the contest before heading to the locker room for good. The Islanders' team trainers will assess his condition and an update should be offered during Wednesday's practice.

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Clutterbuck (lower body) will play in Tuesday's game against the Lightning, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports.

Clutterbuck will return to action after sitting out the Islanders' last game Saturday. He has been quiet during November, failing to record a point and tallying just two PIM in six games.

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Clutterbuck (lower body) was a full participant in Monday's practice, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

The gritty winger was a late scratch Saturday after getting banged up Friday, but it sounds like he's a good bet to return to the lineup Tuesday against the Lightning.

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Clutterbuck (lower body) ended up being scratched for Saturday's game against the Lightning.

Clutterbuck's presence in the lineup probably wouldn't have made a difference in a game in which the Isles ended up losing by three goals. That being said, Clutterbuck is still a valued member of the team's bottom six, so they will hope to have him back healthy in time for Tuesday's rematch with the Bolts in Long Island.