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Stars place forward Nichushkin on injured reserve

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The Dallas Stars placed forward Valeri Nichushkin (groin) on injured reserve and recalled defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka from Texas of the American Hockey League, the team announced Sunday.

Nichushkin, 19, hasn't played since Oct. 11 and is pointless in two games with a minus-1 rating. He scored 14 goals and 34 points in 79 games as a rookie last season.

Jokipakka, 23, has a power-play goal in three games this season for Texas.

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