Nikita Nikitin (lower body) is not expected to play against the Dallas Stars on Thursday.
Defenseman Nikita Nikitin is out for Sunday's tilt against the San Jose Sharks.
Nikita Nikitin wasn't able to finish Wednesday's game due to a lower body injury.
Nikita Nikitin skated with the team Wednesday morning and it looks like he'll return when the Blue Jackets play at Anaheim tonight.
Nikita Nikitin is dealing with what's being described as general soreness.
Nikita Nikitin has returned from an upper body injury.
Nikita Nikitin sat out Sunday's game with an upper body injury.
Nikita Nikitin returned to action in Saturday's 1-0 shootout win over the Coyotes.
Nikita Nikitin is dealing with an undisclosed injury.
Nikita Nikitin (upper body) will return on Thursday.
Nikita Nikitin (upper body) will not play Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers.
Nikita Nikitin (upper body) did not suffer a head injury when he was hit into the boards Sunday.
Coach Todd Richards did not think that the upper body injury suffered by Nikita Nikitin Sunday would be a long-term injury.
Nikita Nikitin suffered an upper-body injury and didn't return to the Columbus Blue Jackets' eventual 2-1 OT win against the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.