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Wild place Zucker, Carter on IR

St. Paul, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The resurgent Minnesota Wild placed second- leading goal scorer Jason Zucker and fellow forward Ryan Carter on injured reserve Tuesday.

Each sustained upper-body injuries in the first period of Monday's 5-3 home win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Zucker has scored 18 goals this season, while Carter has totaled three goals and 10 assists.

The Wild, who have won six straight and are 8-1-1 in their last 10, recalled defenseman Stu Bickel and forward Brett Sutter from AHL Iowa to fill the roster spots.