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Gionta placed on IR, Helgeson recalled from Albany (AHL)

Wednesday, 11.27.2013 / 3:06 PM ET / News
By Eric Marin
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Gionta placed on IR, Helgeson recalled from Albany (AHL)



 
The Devils have placed Stephen Gionta (ankle) on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 23, general manager Lou Lamoriello announced Wednesday.

"We have to make sure that that ankle is a hundred percent so there's no reoccurrences later on," Lamoriello said.

Seth Helgeson was recalled from Albany (AHL) under emergency conditions and hopes to make his NHL debut when the Devils host Carolina at 7 p.m. The defenseman has two assists this season in 19 games with the Devils' top affiliate.

Anton Volchenkov and Eric Gelinas both took part in Wednesday's morning skate and are questionable.

"It'll be a coach's decision and also a trainer's decision once morning skate is over on whether we terminate the emergency (recall) and send him back," Lamoriello said. "If one of the two is OK, they'll certainly play.

Adam Larsson (lower body) did not skate Wednesday.

Lamoriello also updated that Bryce Salvador and Ryane Clowe have resumed skating on their own, though no timetable has been set for their return. Salvador (non-displaced stress fracture in foot) has missed 15 games. Clowe (head) has been on the shelf for 18 games.

"When they're ready to go into a full practice, they will," said Lamoriello.

Morning lines:

Dainius Zubrus - Travis Zajac - Jaromir Jagr
Adam Henrique - Patrik Elias - Steve Bernier
Ryan Carter - Andrei Loktionov - Michael Ryder
Mattias Tedenby - Jacob Josefson - Cam Janssen / Damien Brunner

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
7 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
8 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
9 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
L. Stempniak 53 15 24 7 39
M. Cammalleri 42 14 24 15 38
K. Palmieri 53 20 15 3 35
A. Henrique 51 17 16 14 33
T. Zajac 45 7 18 6 25
D. Schlemko 45 6 9 -9 15
A. Larsson 53 2 11 12 13
D. Severson 50 1 12 0 13
A. Greene 53 4 6 2 10
J. Josefson 42 3 7 -13 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 23 15 6 .929 2.03
K. Kinkaid 3 5 1 .909 2.52
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