Stars defenseman undergoes shoulder surgery

Updated: December 5, 2007, 1:04 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- Stars defenseman Philippe Boucher is expected to miss at least four weeks following shoulder surgery he was expected to undergo Wednesday.

Boucher had played in every game this season, scoring one goal and getting 10 assists. Team officials did not say why the surgery was needed.

The Stars recalled Junior Lessard from its Iowa affiliate to replace Boucher.

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