The Carolina Hurricanes
have placed defenseman Joe Corvo
on the injured reserve list with a leg injury suffered Monday night against the Washington Capitals
Corvo suffered a laceration of his lower right leg from the skate of Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner
during a collision in the first period of the game, and was transported to Rex Hospital. There, Dr. Marty Isbell of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic performed surgery to repair the injuries suffered. Corvo is expected to miss 8-12 weeks of action.