Stars place Lehtonen on injured reserve

Monday, 10.14.2013 / 12:39 PM

The Dallas Stars on Monday placed goaltender Kari Lehtonen on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11.

Lehtonen sustained a lower-body injury in that night's game against the Winnipeg Jets and was replaced by Dan Ellis at 14:30 of the second period.

The Stars also activated defenseman Aaron Rome from injured reserve and assigned him to the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League on a conditioning assignment. In addition, forward Chris Mueller was assigned to Texas.

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