Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - The Carolina Hurricanes placed defenseman
Justin Faulk and forward Chad LaRose on injured reserve Wednesday.
The team announced earlier in the day that Faulk, a second-year
defenseman, was diagnosed with a second-degree sprain of the medial
collateral ligament which will not require surgery.
Faulk, who was injured in Tuesday's loss to Florida, has three goals and seven
assists in 28 games this season.
LaRose hasn't played since March 3 after suffering a concussion. Prior to the
setback, the 30-year-old winger totaled just two goals and one assist in 19
To fill one of the roster spots, Carolina recalled defenseman Brett Bellemore
from Charlotte of the American Hockey League.
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