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Winnipeg Jets recall Eddie Pasquale as backup netminder sidelined

Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins' Tom Kuhnhacki (14) tries to redirect the puck past St John's IceCaps goalie Eddie Pasquale (40) and Julian Melchiori (44) in the first period of an AHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/The Citizens' Voice, Mark Moran) MANDATORY CREDIT

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have recalled goaltender Eddie Pasquale from the St. John's IceCaps of the American Hockey League.

Backup netminder Al Montoya started Tuesday night's 3-2 home loss to Philadelphia, but couldn't finish due to injury.

Ondrej Pavelec, who was sidelined with the flu Saturday in Ottawa, replaced Montoya against the Flyers.

The 22-year-old Pasquale has played in 36 games for the IceCaps this season.

He has a 14-19-2 record, 2.63 goals-against average and .912 save percentage.

The IceCaps have had to call up goaltender Chris Carrozzi from the Ontario Reign of the ECHL.

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