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Dallas Stars Recall Jack Campbell, Patrik Nemeth And Place Lehtonen On Injury Reserve

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The Dallas Stars have recalled goaltender Jack Campbell and defenseman Patrik Nemeth from their AHL affiliate Texas Stars.


Kari Lehtonen appeared to have suffered an injury during the loss to Ottawa on Tuesday, he has now been placed on injury reserve.


Patrik Nemeth had been assigned to the Texas Stars on a conditioning stint and was due to return to the NHL.


Here is the press release from the Dallas Stars:

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Patrik Nemeth and goaltender Jack Campbell from the Texas Stars, Dallas' top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Nemeth, 23, completed his 14-day conditioning assignment in Texas by registering one point (0-1=1) in eight games played. He has appeared in two games this season for Dallas registering three shots on net.

The 6-foot-3, 230-pound native of Stockholm, Sweden was selected by Dallas in the second round (41st overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.

Campbell, 23, began the season on the injured non-roster list after sustaining an injury during the preseason. Since being assigned to Texas on Nov. 7, he appeared in five games with a 3-3-0 record, a 3.80 goals against average and an .873 save percentage.

The 6-foot-3, 200-pound native of Port Huron, Michigan was originally selected by Dallas in the first round (11th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.

Also, goaltender Kari Lehtonen was placed on Injured Reserve, retroactive to Nov. 24, with an upper body injury