Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
4 days ago

Clutterbuck needed about a dozen stitches to close a cut on his hand, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

Clutterbuck suffered the injury when he was cut be a skate blade during the second period of the loss to Pittsburgh on Thursday. He returned to the game and was able to practice Friday. He's expected to resume his checking line duties Saturday in Boston.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
3 weeks ago

Clutterbuck (illness) will return for the Islanders when they take on the Flyers in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

Clutterbuck missed two games due to the illness but will return to his fourth line role versus the Flyers. He only has three goals and seven points this season so lighting up the scoreboard is not something he does well. What Clutterbuck does do well however is getting under the skin of his opponents and playing a strong defensive game. The Islanders will welcome his energy back to the lineup Wednesday.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
3 weeks ago

Clutterbuck (illness) won't suit up for Sunday's contest against Carolina, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

Clutterbuck missed both games this weekend after being a late scratch prior to Saturday's contest. The illness doesn't appear to be too serious, so the winger should be ready for Wednesday's game against Philadelphia.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
3 weeks ago

Clutterbuck (illness) will miss Saturday's game in Tampa Bay.

EDGE Analysis

The physical forward will be especially disappointed to miss the game after potting a goal and assist in his last outing, taking his season totals to four goals and four assists. Without Clutterbuck, Alan Quine will enter the lineup and skate on the Isles' second line.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
1 month ago

Clutterbuck is scoreless in November and only has one point in his last five games.

EDGE Analysis

Clutterbuck plays the role of agitator on the Islanders fourth line. He's not on the team to light the lamp but rather to add energy when coach Doug Weight feels they are playing sluggish or to keep the opponents top offensive players from scoring.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
2 months ago

Clutterbuck (hip) is in the lineup to take on the Sharks on Saturday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

The bruising winger was a game-time decision ahead of warmup, but has seemingly been deemed fit to play. Clutterbuck is a fourth liner that's only scored more than 23 points in his career once, but does provide a physical presence -- dishing out over 300 hits in a season four separate times.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
2 months ago

Clutterbuck (hip) will be a game time decision Saturday versus the Sharks, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

Clutterbuck believes he can play but the final decision will be left up to the doctors and coach Doug Weight. With the Islanders carrying an extra forward and playing back to back nights, they may elect to give Clutterbuck one more day of rest and bring him back Sunday in Los Angeles.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
2 months ago

According to coach Doug Weight, Clutterbuck (lower body) is expected to return to the lineup for Saturday's game against San Jose.

EDGE Analysis

Weight also mentioned that it would be up to Clutterbuck to make the final decision after Saturday's morning skate, but all signs point to the veteran forward returning to action against the Sharks. If he's able to go as expected, Clutterbuck will return to his usual spot in the Islanders' bottom six Saturday.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
2 months ago

Clutterbuck (lower body) has been ruled out for Wednesday's clash with Anaheim, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

EDGE Analysis

Clutterbuck will miss his third straight outing due to this lower-body ailment -- with no specific timeline established for his return. The fact that the 29-year-old is traveling with the team on its West Coast swing is step in the right direction. The winger's next opportunity to slot into the lineup will be Saturday versus the Sharks.

Cal Clutterbuck
RW NYI
2 months ago

Clutterbuck (lower body) will travel with the team on its three-game West Coast trip, but won't be available Monday against St. Louis, Brian Compton of NHL.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Clutterbuck registered four hits and a shot on goal in 10:45 of action Opening Night against Columbus, but was unable to give it a go Saturday. Joining the Isles for their trip out west is a step in the right direction, although no definitive timeline has been announced for the winger's return to the lineup.