Minnesota Wild defeat Carolina Hurricanes, 3-2

One night earlier, Cal Clutterbuck was in the St. Louis pressbox spotting for busy writers punching keyboards.

No wonder he walked into Wild coach Todd Richards' office Saturday morning and begged to play.

Expected to be out at least until December due to a high ankle sprain, Clutterbuck returned in only two weeks Saturday night and dramatically did his best Kirk Gibson impersonation.

Creating his usual ruckus all night both with his mouth and his energy, Clutterb...