Pavel Datsyuk is hoping to sign a contract extension with the Detroit Red Wings over the summer.
Henrik Lundqvist will be back between the pipes on Saturday at Boston or Sunday against the Washington Capitals.
Niklas Kronwall (lower body) will suit up in Thursday's game against San Jose.
Dustin Byfuglien will be back in fold for Winnipeg on Thursday against Montreal.
Mike Ribeiro is tied with Detroit's Tomas Tatar for first in the NHL in shot attempts at 5-on-5 among all forwards.
Jared Boll has been suspended for three games for an illegal check to the head.
Pavel Datsyuk won't return from a lower-body injury on Thursday.
Coach Claude Julien called David Krejci "probable" to play Thursday.
Matt Hackett will indeed start against Arizona on Thursday night.
Dustin Tokarski will be in goal for Montreal on Thursday versus Winnipeg.
Andrew MacDonald is out for the rest of the season after fracturing his right hand in 4-1 win over Chicago on Wednesday.
Wayne Simmonds fractured his left leg in the Flyers 4-1 win over Chicago on Wednesday and will be out for the rest of the season.