Nikita Nikitin suffered a lower-body injury on Tuesday and he won't play in Philadelphia on Thursday.
Nikita Nikitin was back in the Columbus lineup on Saturday after being a healthy scratch the previous two games.
Nikita Nikitin (head) returned to action on Tuesday March 11.
Nikita Nikitin (head) took part in an optional skate on Sunday and will be a game-time decision on Monday.
Nikita Nikitin (head) partook in morning practice on Saturday but was unable to play.
Nikita Nikitin (head) isn't likely to play on Saturday.
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.