Flames place Kiprusoff, Backlund on IR

Updated: February 8, 2013, 8:03 PM ET
Associated Press

CALGARY, Alberta -- The Calgary Flames have placed goalie Miikka Kiprusoff and center Mikael Backlund on injured reserve on Friday.

Kiprusoff was injured in Calgary's 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.

Kiprusoff was added to the IR retroactively and is considered day to day with a lower-body injury. Backlund is expected to miss 4 to 6 weeks.

The Flames have activated defenseman Anton Babchuk while center Michael Cammalleri remains day to day with a hip flexor and ...

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