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Colorado Avalanche place Foote on injured reserve with arm injury

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche have placed defenceman Adam Foote on injured reserve with a triceps injury.

The move is retroactive to Sunday, when Foote left in the second period of a 2-0 loss to Minnesota.

Avalanche coach Tony Granato said Tuesday that Foote was apparently hurt in a collision or when he finished off a check.

Colorado called up Philippe Dupuis from the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League. He’s expected to be ready for Tuesday’s game at Nashville.

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Avs captain Joe Sakic is also on injured reserve, with back and hand injuries. Paul Stastny is out with a fractured forearm and Cody McCormick is out with a foot injury.

Ian Laperriere didn’t go to Nashville due to a stiff back and is listed as day-to-day.