Dallas Stars send Mattias Norstrom to injured reserve, recall Mark Fistric

DALLAS – The Dallas Stars placed defenceman Mattias Norstrom on the injured list on Friday and brought up defenceman Mark Fistric from the Iowa Stars, their AHL affiliate.

Norstrom sustained a small fracture of his orbital bone in a game on Nov. 7 and hasn’t played since. His condition will be evaluated in two weeks. The move is retroactive to Nov. 9.

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Norstrom, 35, has played in 852 NHL games with Dallas and the Los Angeles Kings. The Stars acquired him in a trade with the Kings on Feb. 27.

The 21-year-old Fistric played in 15 games for Iowa this season and will be making his NHL debut.