The Carolina Hurricanes placed backup goaltender Brian Boucher on injured reserve on Sunday and revealed that reigning Calder Trophy winner Jeff Skinner is sidelined with an undisclosed injury.
Boucher suffered a lower-body injury during practice on Monday. The 34-year-old is 0-4-1 with a 3.27 goals-against average this season.
As for Skinner, he missed Friday's loss to the Winnipeg Jets with what was originally believed to be the flu. Skinner, 19, has collected 12 goals, 12 assists and 18 penalty minutes this season.
On Sunday, Carolina recalled forward Drayson Bowman from Charlotte of the American Hockey League.