Phil Kessel's two goals Sunday night against the Sabres were overshadowed by a penalty-filled fest in which he dropped the gloves and was part of 16 majors called.
Jonathan Quick is dealing with an undisclosed injury.
Ondrej Palat didn't skate on Thursday due to the flu.
Andrew Hammond will get the nod Thursday night.
Valtteri Filppula is battling the flu.
The NHL has handed Nazem Kadri a $5,000 fine.
Thomas Greiss will start for the Islanders on Thursday.
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist had a beauty of a game in Pittsburgh Wednesday night, rejecting every shot he faced from the Penguins and recording a 3-0 shutout.
Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek continued his impressive play Wednesday night, turning aside all but one of the 23 shots he faced in a 3-1 victory over the visiting Ottawa Senators.
Anders Nilsson has been demoted to the Bakersfield Condors of the AHL.
Vancouver has confirmed that Brandon Sutter sustained a fractured jaw on Tuesday night.
Christian Ehrhoff has been placed on waivers.