HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > General Hockey Discussion > Trade Rumors and Free Agent Talk
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2
Notices

Trade Rumors and Free Agent Talk Trade rumors, transactions, and free agent talk. Rumors must use the RUMOR prefix in thread title. Proposals must contain the PROPOSAL prefix in the thread title.

Cal Clutterbuck

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old
05-10-2013, 11:52 AM
  #1
tyratoku
Registered User
 
tyratoku's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Grand Forks, ND
Country: United States
Posts: 7,623
vCash: 500
Cal Clutterbuck

Hey everybody, with the end of the season for the Wild, all of us fans have been debating what to do with Clutterbuck.

He's an RFA this season, and will likely get a raise on his 1.4m salary/cap hit that he had this past season.

A lot of fans would like to see him traded, potentially to move back into the first round of the draft.

What would other teams have to offer for Cal?

tyratoku is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 12:13 PM
  #2
Randy BoBandy
Cheeseburger Party
 
Randy BoBandy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Sunnyvale
Country: Canada
Posts: 2,774
vCash: 500
I say the Wild keep him. We need a banger

Randy BoBandy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 12:33 PM
  #3
DEVILS ALL THE WAY*
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Montreal
Country: Canada
Posts: 19,477
vCash: 500
If I'm Lou, I let Clarkson walk cause he'll probably demand a stupid contract and try to make a move for Clutterbuck.

I have no clue what the Wild are looking for but if they're looking for a NHL caliber d-men and a prospect?

Maybe something like...

Tallinder + Urbom
for
Clutterbuck + NJ's 3rd round pick

I have no clue if that is a actual need for Minny, so if I'm wayyyy off, feel free to correct me.

DEVILS ALL THE WAY* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 12:38 PM
  #4
Aela*
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: London Ontario
Country: Canada
Posts: 16,530
vCash: 500
Send a message via Skype™ to Aela*
I think a lot of teams would like a physical player like him, who has a touch of upside. I suppose the question is what do you like for him, but assuming the price isn't to high I can see 90% of teams being interested in him.

Aela* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 12:52 PM
  #5
Devils Trap
Cory's Better
 
Devils Trap's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New Jersey
Country: Poland
Posts: 27,241
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Devils Trap
Quote:
Originally Posted by DEVILS ALL THE WAY View Post
If I'm Lou, I let Clarkson walk cause he'll probably demand a stupid contract and try to make a move for Clutterbuck.

I have no clue what the Wild are looking for but if they're looking for a NHL caliber d-men and a prospect?

Maybe something like...

Tallinder + Urbom
for
Clutterbuck + NJ's 3rd round pick

I have no clue if that is a actual need for Minny, so if I'm wayyyy off, feel free to correct me.
I would do it. Love Clutterbuck's game. Would much rather pay him his money on the 3rd line then Clarkson

Devils Trap is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 01:22 PM
  #6
Randy BoBandy
Cheeseburger Party
 
Randy BoBandy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Sunnyvale
Country: Canada
Posts: 2,774
vCash: 500
The Wild would be interested in a top 4 Dman with a decent contract. I think the Wild would also be interested in draft picks for the upcoming draft. I think it would be wise if the Wild could find a way back into the 1st round.

Randy BoBandy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 01:24 PM
  #7
57special
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: MN
Posts: 9,776
vCash: 50
Keep him. Fans love him, and we need his toughness and speed. He's the sort of guy who becomes valuable in the playoffs.

57special is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 01:29 PM
  #8
Billy Mays Here*
#Yeolo'd Too Hard
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Minnesota
Country: United States
Posts: 15,277
vCash: 827
If we can re-sign him for a decent price, keep him and play him on the 4th, not 3rd line. If not, I'd love to turn him into a potential mid to late 1st rounder or package deal for a top 4 d-man.

Billy Mays Here* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 01:39 PM
  #9
DEVILS ALL THE WAY*
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Montreal
Country: Canada
Posts: 19,477
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billy Mays Here View Post
If we can re-sign him for a decent price, keep him and play him on the 4th, not 3rd line. If not, I'd love to turn him into a potential mid to late 1st rounder or package deal for a top 4 d-man.
Just out of curiosity, how is a 3rd/4th liner going to bring you a mid to late 1st rounder?

DEVILS ALL THE WAY* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 01:49 PM
  #10
Billy Mays Here*
#Yeolo'd Too Hard
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Minnesota
Country: United States
Posts: 15,277
vCash: 827
Quote:
Originally Posted by DEVILS ALL THE WAY View Post
Just out of curiosity, how is a 3rd/4th liner going to bring you a mid to late 1st rounder?
If Paul Gaustad is worth a 1st, I could see Clutter fetching a very late 1st, maybe a mid 1st if we package him with a prospect/pick. Granted Gaustad was a deadline deal, but Clutter isn't your typical 3rd/4th liner either.

Billy Mays Here* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 01:52 PM
  #11
Draiskull
Registered User
 
Draiskull's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 17,403
vCash: 777
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billy Mays Here View Post
If we can re-sign him for a decent price, keep him and play him on the 4th, not 3rd line. If not, I'd love to turn him into a potential mid to late 1st rounder or package deal for a top 4 d-man.
EDM trades you back N.Schultz for Clutterbuck .. and no, we are not taking back Gilbert. Thanks!

Draiskull is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 02:02 PM
  #12
dubplatepressure
Registered User
 
dubplatepressure's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 9,145
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billy Mays Here View Post
If Paul Gaustad is worth a 1st, I could see Clutter fetching a very late 1st, maybe a mid 1st if we package him with a prospect/pick. Granted Gaustad was a deadline deal, but Clutter isn't your typical 3rd/4th liner either.
Gaustad is also a 6'5" centre, a position much more heavily valued in the league. The point totals looks similar, yes, but the roles are different and I think the valuation of Gaustad was subsequently higher..

dubplatepressure is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 02:12 PM
  #13
The Fuhr*
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Hamilton,Ontario
Country: Canada
Posts: 35,763
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by dubplatepressure View Post
Gaustad is also a 6'5" centre, a position much more heavily valued in the league. The point totals looks similar, yes, but the roles are different and I think the valuation of Gaustad was subsequently higher..
Clutterbuck might be the most physical winger in the game... That has lots of value... And he does have the hands for 15-20 goals... Plus is responsible in the defensive end, can kill penalties.

The bidding war for him will drive the price up... Minnesota tells the league Clutter is available for a 2nd... 15+ teams come calling... From there the price is driven up and Clutter returns something very solid.

The Fuhr* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 02:24 PM
  #14
dubplatepressure
Registered User
 
dubplatepressure's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 9,145
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Great Below View Post
Clutterbuck might be the most physical winger in the game... That has lots of value... And he does have the hands for 15-20 goals... Plus is responsible in the defensive end, can kill penalties.

The bidding war for him will drive the price up... Minnesota tells the league Clutter is available for a 2nd... 15+ teams come calling... From there the price is driven up and Clutter returns something very solid.
You're probably right on that - a 2nd is worth it... Maybe a 2nd plus a prospect. But I don't see teams giving up their 1st this year for him. 2014 picks? Perhaps.

dubplatepressure is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 02:29 PM
  #15
The Fuhr*
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Hamilton,Ontario
Country: Canada
Posts: 35,763
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by dubplatepressure View Post
You're probably right on that - a 2nd is worth it... Maybe a 2nd plus a prospect. But I don't see teams giving up their 1st this year for him. 2014 picks? Perhaps.
Clutterbuck would look sick on a team like Edmonton... they could offer MPS who was a 1st rd pick.

The Fuhr* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 02:32 PM
  #16
KaossKing
Pacing Well
 
KaossKing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Country: Scotland
Posts: 18,570
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by DEVILS ALL THE WAY View Post
If I'm Lou, I let Clarkson walk cause he'll probably demand a stupid contract and try to make a move for Clutterbuck.

I have no clue what the Wild are looking for but if they're looking for a NHL caliber d-men and a prospect?

Maybe something like...

Tallinder + Urbom
for
Clutterbuck + NJ's 3rd round pick

I have no clue if that is a actual need for Minny, so if I'm wayyyy off, feel free to correct me.
Would 100% do this for NJ. Tally doesnt fit with us, and Gelinas is more suited to crack our roster than Urbom.

KaossKing is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 02:38 PM
  #17
nickschultzfan
Registered User
 
nickschultzfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 8,359
vCash: 500
Clutterbuck will be traded for a 2nd or packaged with a 3rd to get into the 1st round.

nickschultzfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 03:05 PM
  #18
DesertDawg
Registered User
 
DesertDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Superstition Mts
Posts: 6,021
vCash: 500
The Coyotes would have interest and are deep on 'D'.

DesertDawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 03:08 PM
  #19
DEVILS ALL THE WAY*
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Montreal
Country: Canada
Posts: 19,477
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Great Below View Post
Clutterbuck would look sick on a team like Edmonton... they could offer MPS who was a 1st rd pick.
Lou can offer Tedenby + Corrente... both players were 1st round picks

DEVILS ALL THE WAY* is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 03:11 PM
  #20
KaossKing
Pacing Well
 
KaossKing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Country: Scotland
Posts: 18,570
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by DEVILS ALL THE WAY View Post
Lou can offer Tedenby + Corrente... both players were 1st round picks
lets throw in Volchenkov. best defencemen in the league, hes just too humble to show it

KaossKing is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 03:11 PM
  #21
Prospector74
Registered User
 
Prospector74's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Hollywood, MD
Country: United States
Posts: 752
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Billy Mays Here View Post
If Paul Gaustad is worth a 1st, I could see Clutter fetching a very late 1st, maybe a mid 1st if we package him with a prospect/pick. Granted Gaustad was a deadline deal, but Clutter isn't your typical 3rd/4th liner either.
Timing of Gaustad trade and demand drove the 1st and people were shocked when it happened. I don't see it being a good comparable for a trade at the draft.

Prospector74 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 03:13 PM
  #22
GordieHoweHatTrick
Registered User
 
GordieHoweHatTrick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Toronto
Posts: 15,412
vCash: 126
Does he fight?

GordieHoweHatTrick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 03:16 PM
  #23
Chainshot
Global Moderator
Give 'em Enough Rope
 
Chainshot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Costa Rica
Country: Costa Rica
Posts: 64,672
vCash: 500
Awards:
Would #38 be of interest? Or how about a cost-controlled Drew Stafford (say with the Sabres retaining 1/4-1/3 of his remaining 2 year deal)?

__________________
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle
Chainshot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 03:18 PM
  #24
ChuckyToGally
Former Carey Roy
 
ChuckyToGally's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Country: Canada
Posts: 10,581
vCash: 500
As a Habs fan, I would offer CGY 2nd and DAL 3rd for Clutterbuck.

ChuckyToGally is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
05-10-2013, 03:19 PM
  #25
Minnewildsota
Registered User
 
Minnewildsota's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 3,618
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by GordieHoweHatTrick View Post
Does he fight?
Is not known for fighting but has dropped the gloves in the past.

Minnewildsota is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Forum Jump


Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:54 PM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2016 All Rights Reserved.