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During Friday night's 3-2 shootout loss to the Dallas Stars, the New Jersey Devils lost winger Mike Cammalleri to a jaw injury. 

By SI Wire
October 28, 2014

The New Jersey Devils lost winger Mike Cammalleri to a jaw injury during Friday night's 3-2 loss to the Dallas Stars that Devils' coach Pete DeBoer believes was caused by Stars forward Jamie Benn. 

Cammalleri did not come out of Friday's game and even played again the following night against the Ottawa Senators. He was on the ice for more than 19 minutes in that game. He did not practice Monday, undergoing x-rays instead. The Devils have not disclosed the results of those x-rays.

"He played in Ottawa but (his jaw) was sore," Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello said via "We didn't know about it."

Cammalleri did not travel with New Jersey to Pittsburgh and won't play when the Devils take on the Penguins Tuesday. 

New Jersey recalled winger Reid Boucher from Albany to play in Cammalleri's absence. Martin Havlat, who suffered severe facial lacerations earlier this month, was placed on injured reserve retroactive to October 21 in order to make room for Boucher, who DeBoer descibed as "insurance for Cammalleri."

The Devils and Penguins will drop the puck at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday at 7:00 pm ET.

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