FRISCO, Tex. - The Dallas Stars activated Mike Ribeiro and placed goaltender Mike Smith on the injured reserve list Wednesday.
Ribeiro, 27, missed the entire pre-season and the first three regular-season games with an ankle injury. He led the Stars in scoring with 18 goals and 41 assists in 81 games last season.
Smith, 25, suffered a bruised arm in practice Tuesday and will miss a minimum of three games. In his only appearance this season, he made 17 saves on 21 shots in a 5-1 loss at Nashville on Oct. 6.