Brandon McMillan was called up from the minors ahead of Thursday's game against Winnipeg.
Anthony Mantha will be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks due to a fractured right tibia.
Evgeni Malkin has a minor undisclosed injury.
Sidney Crosby will miss the start of training camp due to an undisclosed injury.
Teemu Selanne's new biography revealed that he didn't see eye-to-eye with Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau.
Ryan Johansen, a restricted free agent who led the Blue Jackets in scoring last season, has left Columbus on the eve of training camp, unhappy with the club's contract offer to him - but coach Todd Richards insists he won't let the matter distract his team.
Ilya Bryzgalov has accepted a professional tryout with the Minnesota Wild and he will be at camp.
Minnesota has announced that Josh Harding has a fractured right foot.
According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, Josh Harding's ankle injury is "significant."
Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen isn't sure if Nathan Horton (back) will miss the start of the season.
Justin Braun has reached a five-year contract extension with the San Jose Sharks.
Bobby Ryan hinted on Wednesday that the Ottawa Senators have offered him a seven-year contract.