Hurricanes place goalie Cam Ward on IR with concussion

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes have placed veteran goalie Cam Ward on injured reserve with a concussion.

General manager Ron Francis also said Wednesday that the team has recalled goalie Daniel Altshuller from its minor league affiliate in Charlotte.

Ward is 14-11-5 this season with a 2.41 goals-against average and .905 save percentage.

The Hurricanes have earned points in each of his past five appearances, with three wins and two overtime losses in that span.

Carolina plays at Toronto on Thursday night.