RALEIGH Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack suffered a concussion at practice Monday and was placed on injured reserve, the team said in a release, and Michael Leighton has been recalled on an emergency from the team’s AHL affiliate in Charlotte to fill in behind Cam Ward. Leighton, 35, has 106 games of NHL experience, including 50 starts, and helped the Philadelphia Flyers to the Stanley Cup Final in 2010. He previously played for Carolina in 2008 and 2009. He is 6-2-1 with a .937 save percentage and 1.66 goals-against average this season for the Checkers. Lack, in his second season with the Hurricanes, is 1-2-1 with a .856 save percentage and 3.80 goals-against average. The 28-year-old goalie hadn’t previously missed any games in his career due to injury, according to prosportstransactions.com.
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