Devils place goalie Cory Schneider on injured reserve
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils placed goalie Cory Schneider on injured reserve with a lower-body injury suffered Thursday night in a 5-4 overtime victory at Ottawa.
Schneider left after the second period. Keith Kinkaid replaced him and stopped all nine shots he faced to earn the victory.
With Schneider sidelined, Kinkaid was expected to start Friday night at home against San Jose.
As for Cory Schneider (lower body), IR b/c he wasn't going to back up today. Devs optimistic it's not serious. But he won't practice Sunday— Andrew Gross (@AGrossNewsday) October 20, 2017
The Devils recalled goalie Scott Wedgewood from Binghamton of the American Hockey League.
The Devils catch a scheduling break with a week off until their next game Oct. 27, the first day Schneider is eligible to return.
Schneider is 4-1-0 in six games this season with a 3.30 goals-against average.
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