Nathan Horton's degenerative back injury has significantly diminished his quality of life, but having surgery to repair it would mean the end of his NHL career.
It doesn't sound like Nathan Horton will return any time soon.
Nathan Horton has been placed on the non-roster injured reserve list.
Nathan Horton (back) has reportedly not made any progress yet.
Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekalainen said that Nathan Horton will attempt to overcome his ailing back injury without surgery on Thursday.
Nathan Horton is out indefinitely with a back injury that has bothered him for most of the summer.
Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen isn't sure if Nathan Horton (back) will miss the start of the season.
Columbus is expecting to get a lot more out of Nathan Horton this coming campaign.
After being limited to 35 games last season due to shoulder and abdominal problems, Nathan Horton has been working on getting back into game shape ahead of the 2014-15 campaign.
Columbus Dispatch reporter Aaron Portzline seems optimistic about Nathan Horton being ready for Columbus Blue Jackets training camp.
Nathan Horton has undergone abdominal surgery.
Nathan Horton (lower body) didn't travel with the Blue Jackets to Dallas.
Nathan Horton's attempt to return from a lower body injury on Tuesday wasn't successful.
Nathan Horton (lower body) will be available for Tuesday's game.