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Sutter recalled; Eric Staal placed on injured reserve

The Canes on Wednesday recalled forward Brody Sutter from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.

The team also announced center Eric Staal has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 11.

Sutter, 23, made his NHL debut in Carolina’s 2-1 shootout loss against the New York Rangers on Oct. 16. Sutter is in his third full professional season and has played in all five of Charlotte’s games thus far this year.