This was a blatant knee on knee hit, there is no room in the game for this kind of crap and the NHL should throw the book at Ryan Whitney. There is no way you can defend this hit, and Ryan Whitney should be getting a call from Brendan Shanahan tomorrow morning. Below is the screen shot of what Michael Russo had to say on the hit.
According to a tweet by 630 Ched’s Dan Tencer, Ryan Whitney will not receive a suspension or fine for his hit Wednesday night on Minnesota Wild right winger Cal Clutterbuck.
Clutterbuck did play following the collision, but not the entire game. Today, the Wild have released that Clutterbuck is suffering a charley horse injury.
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After a long day of travel that started at 8 a.m. in Edmonton, the Minnesota Wild hit the ice at the Xcel Energy Center around 3 p.m. to start preparing for Friday's game versus New Jersey.
When the Wild faceo ff against New Jersey tomorrow night it is unlikely Cal Clutterbuck or Darroll Powe will be in the lineup. Neither skated with the team Thursday and both are suffering...
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...
The coach sees big-hitting Cal Clutterbuck as a great example for the youngster.
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