Thrashers place Dunham on injured reserve

Atlanta Thrashers: Prior to their contest against the New York Rangers on Saturday, the Thrashers placed goaltender
Mike Dunham on injured reserve.

A former Ranger, Dunham left Wednesday's 2-0 loss against
Montreal with a groin injury. Dunham is 2-2-0 with a 2.51
goals-against average and a .900 save percentage this season,
his first with Atlanta.

In 362 career games with New Jersey, Nashville, the Rangers and
Atlanta, Dunham is 131-165-39 with 18 shutouts and a 2.69
goals-against average.

In a related move, the Thrashers recalled defenseman Mark
Popovic from the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.
Popovic had one goal and one assist in three games with the