Nikita Nikitin wasn't able to complete Thursday's game after being hit in the head by Chicago's Andrew Shaw.
Nikita Nikitin logged a team-low 10:16 of ice time in Russia's 5-2 win over Slovenia.
Nikita Nikitin scored a goal and an assist in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.
Nikita Nikitin was back in the Blue Jacket lineup against the Oilers Friday night.
Nikita Nikitin (lower body) is probable Friday.
Nikita Nikitin (undisclosed) will miss Wednesday's contest.
Nikita Nikitin scored a goal and registered an assist in Columbus's 2-1 OT victory over Calgary Wednesday evening.
Nikita Nikitin will get back into the lineup Saturday after being a healthy scratch for five straight games.
Nikita Nikitin might end up playing in Tuesday's game after being a healthy scratch Saturday.
With Dalton Prout drawing back in the lineup for Columbus, Nikita Nikitin will be a healthy scratch for the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.
Nikita Nikin could be the odd man out for the Blue Jackets with Fedor Tyutin in the lineup.
Nikita Nikitin (illness) was able to participate in Tuesday's practice.
Nikita Nikitin is dealing with an illness.
Nikita Nikitin returned from a bruised ankle on Thursday.