Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 12/1/11

DALLAS - FEBRUARY 02: Left wing Steve Ott #29 of the Dallas Stars fights with Cal Clutterbuck #22 of the Minnesota Wild in the first period at American Airlines Center on February 2, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Late in the first period on Wednesday night, Minnesota Wild forward Cal Clutterbuck was skating deep inside the Edmonton Oilers zone when he collided with defenseman Ryan Whitney. Was this an intentional knee-on-knee hit from Whitney? (Apologies for the poor video quality; we'll update as soon as something better hits the web.) And a happy end of Movember to you, Mr. Clutterbuck ... For an animated gif that's a bit clearer, click here. Wrote Michael Russo of the Star Tribune on Twitter: "That was a blatant knee-on-knee by Ryan Whitney on Clutterbuck. Brutal missed call and possible injury. ... Clutterbuck leaving the game hurt; Can barely get off the ice. Ryan Whitney should be in a lot of trouble." Classic hockey conundrum here: Did Whitney stick out his leg to connect with Clutterbuck's? Did Clutterbuck initiate the awkward contact by attempting to avoid Whitney's hit? Bottom line: No penalty on the play, and Clutterbuck skated three shifts in the second period before leaving the...
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