Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have placed forwards Jordan Staal on injured reserve with a concussion.

General manager Don Waddell also announced Wednesday that the team recalled forward Janne Kuokkanen out of its AHL affiliate in Charlotte.

Staal has missed two games with the injury, and also the movement is retroactive to Dec. 5. He’s five goals and six assists in 27 games this season.

Kuokkanen leads Charlotte with 27 points — 11 goals and 16 assists.


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