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Stars place G Lehtonen on injured reserve

Associated Press

11/27/2011 1:21:01 PM

Frisco, TX (Sports Network) - The Dallas Stars placed starting goaltender Kari Lehtonen on injured reserve Sunday.

The 28-year-old Lehtonen suffered a lower-body injury during the first period of Saturday's 3-0 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes.

He has posted a 13-4-1 record with a 2.35 goals-against average and .926 save percentage this season.

The Stars recalled goaltender Richard Bachman and forward Francis Wathier from Texas of the American Hockey League.

Bachman was 7-5-1 with a 3.13 GAA and .887 save percentage in 15 games for Texas, while Wathier recorded five goals and seven assists in 19 contests.