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Jiri Tlusty's winning goal helped Carolina defeat Detroit on the road in the regular season for the first time in 25 years on Friday night.

Tlusty's 16th marker of the season put the Canes up 2-0 late in the first period, and Carolina held on to win 2-1. Tlusty now has 28 points in 62 games this season, a step back from his impressive 38 points in 48 games last year.

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Jiri Tlusty found the back of the net for Carolina in a 5-2 loss to the Capitals Thursday night.

Tlusty has not managed to match last season's exceptional breakout, but he may still have some value in very deep formats. The shorthanded tally gives him 15 goals on the campaign. Radek Dvorak also scored a goal in the losing effort.

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Jiri Tlusty (upper body) will return Thursday.

He has missed the last four games. He's expected to line up alongside Eric Staal and Alexander Semin, but coach Kirk Muller said there might be some additional tinkering with the combinations during the game. Tlusty has 14 goals and 26 points in 65 games.

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Coach Kirk Muller said that Jiri Tlusty is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

It was originally reported as a lower-body ailment. Either way, it doesn't sound like he's expected to play on Thursday night. Tlusty was injured in Monday's shootout loss to Ottawa.

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Jiri Tlusty (lower body) may not be available to play Thursday.

He exited Monday's game with a lower-body ailment after he played 10:32 of ice time.

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Jiri Tlusty recorded a pair of goals for the Hurricanes Thursday night as they shutout Florida by a score of 3-0.

After last season's impressive breakout effort it's disappointing to see the step backwards Tlusty has taken this year. The goals he scored in this contest were just the 13th and 14th of the campaign. Jeff Skinner also found the back of the net in the victory for Carolina.

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Jiri Tlusty returned to action on Friday March 21.

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Jiri Tlusty (lower body) won't play Tuesday.

Coach Kirk Muller thinks that Tlusty could be available to return at some point later this week. He didn't play Sunday because of a lower-body ailment.

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Jiri Tlusty was unable to play Sunday because of an lower-body injury.

Consider him day-to-day for now. Tlusty has registered 12 goals and 10 assists in 59 games this season.

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Jiri Tlusty fired home a goal and an assist in the Canes' 3-1 triumph over the Rangers on Tuesday night.

Tlusty has managed just 21 points through 57 games in what has been a slow year for the 25 year-old.