Cal Clutterbuck has eight goals and 14 points in 71 games with the Minnesota Wild this season. (Photo by Andy King/NHLI via Getty Images)
Status: Minnesota Wild right winger
HT: 5-foot-11 WT: 213 pounds
DOB: Nov. 18, 1987 In: Welland, Ont.
Hockey Inspirations: “I think, as far as individuals go, (Steve) Yzerman was one of my favorites growing up. I think watching the Stanley Cup playoffs each spring was an inspiration for me. Just Saturday nights in Canada, watching hockey."
First Hockey Memory: “Pushing a pylon around when I was two or three years old at the public skating with my mom (Jocelyn)."
Leisure Activities/Interests: “I golf a lot in the summer and play the guitar. Probably my two main hobbies."
Nicknames: “Clutz, Clutter, stuff like that. Buttercup (smiles)."
Favorite Movie: “Beer League and Shawshank Redemption.”
Favorite TV Show: “Family Guy.”
Musical Tastes: “’90s alternative, Collective Soul."
Last Book Read: “Da Vinci Code.”
First Job: “Call center operator."
First Car: “Ford Ranger, 2002.”
Current Car: “Cadillac Escalade (maroon)."
Favorite Uniforms: “I like ours actually."
Pre-game Feeling: “Thinking about the next period, the next warmup. Not much. Try to keep my mind pretty clear."
Favorite Meal: “Probably filet mignon.”
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: “Chocolate chip cookie dough."
Greatest Sports Moment: “First NHL goal.”
Most Painful Moment: “Losing the gold medal game; under 18s, 2005."
Closest Hockey Friend(s): “James Sheppard and Josh Harding."
Funniest Player Encountered: “Andrew Brunette's the funniest. Dry humor. Just funny."
Toughest Competitors: “Wes Walz. Just his drive. It was borderline crazy how much he put into the game."
Favorite Players To Watch: “Ovechkin."
Funny Hockey Memory: “The funniest was in San Jose this year. (Marc-Andre) Bergeron going back for an icing, tripping over his stick, missing the puck. And having the other team pick it up and almost score."
Embarrassing Hockey Memory: “Falling off the bench a couple times when I'm trying to line change probably."
Last Vacation: “Was to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.”
Most Memorable Goal: “My first NHL goal, against Jose Theodore."
Favorite Arena(s) To Play: "I haven't been to them all, but I'd have to say, so far...Vancouver."
Favorite Non-Hockey Sport To Watch: "Baseball."
Personality Qualities Most Admired: “Honesty, character, passion."
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