Jake Allen will be back between the pipes for St. Louis Thursday night versus Phoenix.
Steve Mason won't play on Saturday or Sunday due to an upper-body injury.
Mirco Mueller has been loaned to Team Switzerland for the World Juniors.
Derick Brassard (mumps) is projected to play on Saturday.
Max Pacioretty (upper body) is day-to-day, according to Canadiens coach Michel Therrien.
Cameron Talbot has reportedly agreed to a one-year, $1.45 million extension for the 2015-16 campaign.
Corey Crawford will start for the Blackhawks on Saturday.
Steve Mason left Friday's practice due to an injury.
Johnny Boychuk (upper body) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.
Olli Maatta, who was already dealing with a shoulder injury, has tested positive for the mumps.
Keith Kinkaid will probably start for the New Jersey Devils on Friday.
Max Pacioretty suffered an upper-body injury in Thursday's loss to Anaheim and he went to the hospital as a precaution.