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Update: Devils put Brodeur on IR

Feb 26, 2013, 5:06 PM EDT

Marrin Brodeur

The New Jersey Devils have placed goalie Martin Brodeur (back) on injured reserve, retroactive to Feb. 24.

Brodeur, 40, has missed New Jersey’s last two games with a sore back and was originally listed as day-to-day.

By putting him on IR retroactively to Sunday, the Devils ensured that he’ll miss at least the next two games — Thursday at Winnipeg, Saturday at Buffalo — before being re-activated.

Things haven’t gone especially well for the Devils with Brodeur on the shelf.

Backhup Johan Hedberg has allowed nine goals on 53 shots over the last two games, losses to Washington and Winnipeg, and is now 2-3-1 on the year with a 2.65 GAA and .900 save percentage.

For added depth at the goaltender position, the Devils have recalled Keith Kinkaid from AHL Albany. The 23-year-old is 17-11-5 with a .905 save percentage this season.

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