While his agent claims that it might only be a one-week injury, Tim Panaccio reports that Jakub Voracek will instead be sidelined for about one month.
Jonathan Huberdeau (Achilles) might not play at all in 2016-17.
Aleksander Barkov (lower body) might not be able to return this season.
Sam Bennett will spend Thursday's game in the press box.
Scott Darling will play between the pipes on Friday.
Johnny Boychuk is dealing with an upper-body injury.
Al Montoya will be the Montreal Canadiens' starter on Friday.
Andrei Markov (groin) hasn't been seeing improvement lately and he will consequently stop skating.
Mikael Granlund has benefited from his switch to the wing this season.
With three seconds on the clock in overtime, Connor McDavid scored a controversial game winning goal in a 4-3 win over the Panthers.
Patrice Bergeron scored a goal and added two assists in Wednesday's 6-5 shootout loss to the Red Wings.
Tomas Tatar scored a goal and two assists in Detroit's 6-5 shootout win over the Boston Bruins.