Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - The Carolina Hurricanes have placed defensemen
Tim Gleason and Joni Pitkanen on injured reserve, retroactive to Feb. 12.
Gleason and Pitkanen both missed Carolina's 3-1 victory over Toronto on
Thursday with lower-body injuries. Gleason has registered two assists in 12
games this season, while Pitkanen has one goal and six points in 12 games.
Also on Monday, the Hurricanes recalled forwards Riley Nash and Jeremy Welsh
from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.
Nash, the 21st overall pick in the 2007 NHL Draft, appeared in five games with
Carolina last season and registered one assist. Welsh skated with the
Hurricanes earlier this season and has zero points in two career games.
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