Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/18/13
Over the summer the Islanders didn't do a ton in terms of bringing in new faces but they did add rough-and-tumble Cal Clutterbuck and his spectacular mustache. Unfortunately his debut could be delayed with the season just two weeks away. That's because of an injury he suffered Tuesday night in the Isles' exhibition game in Calgary. It was suspected that Clutterbuck did indeed suffer a cut last night by Daniel Friedman of WFAN but it might be a little worse than it appeared. The injury likely came in the third period when Clutterbuck collided with Calgary's Paul Byron. We have seen a few skate cut incidents in recent years including Winnipeg's Zach Redmond suffering a near-fatal laceration in practice last season. Frankly it always amazes me it happens as infrequently as it does those blades are basically knives on the bottom of their skates. With how often players fall and collide it seems like it would happen more often.
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