Evander Kane (lower body) probably won't play on Thursday.
Martin Marincin has been called up by the Edmonton Oilers.
The Carolina Hurricanes remain noncommittal about the availability of Elias Lindholm for the upcoming 2014 World Juniors.
Matt Taormina has been called up by the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Mathieu Perreault will miss at least two games due to a lower-body injury.
With Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) sidelined for four-to-five weeks, Curtis McElhinney is the de facto starter for the Blue Jackets.
Sergei Bobrovsky (groin) has been put on the injured reserve list.
Mike McKenna has been summoned by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Michael Chaput has been returned to AHL Springfield.
Torey Krug (undisclosed) is projected to take part in Thursday's game.
Aleksander Barkov will not participate in the upcoming 2014 World Juniors.
Eric Staal is battling the flu.
Nolan Yonkman has been sent o the minors.
Mikael Granlund (concussion) has been shut down for now.
Sergei Bobrovsky is expected to miss the next four-to-five weeks with a strained groin.