Stars recall Nilstorp after injury to Lehtonen
April 10, 2013
New Sportsbook.com customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas Stars have recalled goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp from their American Hockey League affiliate a day after starter Kari Lehtonen left a game with a lower body injury.
The move Wednesday means Nilstorp will back up Richard Bachman, who didn't allow a goal after replacing Lehtonen in Tuesday's 5-1 win over Los Angeles.
Lehtonen, who missed five games earlier in the season with a groin injury, is listed as day to day.
The Stars, making a late surge to stay in the Western Conference playoff race, play at Nashville Friday.
Nilstorp is 18-11-6 with the Texas Stars and ranks 10th in the AHL with a 2.26 goals-against average. He has four shutouts and a .909 save percentage. He is 1-3-1 with Dallas this season.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
26-14, +1,237 Last 40 Run
9-4 L13 Picks, +1,282 This Year
4-1, +387 Record Yesterday
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!