Eric Staal placed on IR by Hurricanes

Raleigh, NC ( – Few things have gone right for the only
winless team in the NHL thus far.

On Wednesday, the injury bug struck again, causing the Carolina Hurricanes to
place captain Eric Staal on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11.

To fill the roster spot, the ‘Canes recalled forward Brody Sutter from
Carolina of the American Hockey League. A member of the famous hockey family
from Viking, Alberta, the 23-year-old, made his NHL debut in Carolina’s 2-1
shootout loss against the New York Rangers on Oct. 16.