SAINT PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild President and General Manager Doug Risebrough today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled right wing Cal Clutterbuck from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL) and placed defenseman Marek Zidlicky on Injured Reserve due to an ankle injury suffered Sept. 26 at Chicago.
Clutterbuck, 20 (11/18/87), appeared in two games with the Wild last season making his NHL debut at Colorado on Oct. 28, 2007. The 5-foot-10, 216-pound native of Welland, Ontario recorded 24 points (11-13=24) and 97 penalty minutes (PIM) in 73 games in his first professional season with the Aeros in 2007-08. Clutterbuck was originally selected by Minnesota in the third round (72nd overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He will wear sweater #22 with the Wild.