Cory Stillman will reportedly announce his retirement on Thursday, according to The Peterborough Examiner.
It is believed that if the Blue Jackets had not signed Vaclav Prospal they would have turned their attention to Cory Stillman.
With the recent injury suffered by Kristian Huselius, the Blue Jackets are expected to search the free agent market for a potential replacement.
The Carolina Hurricanes aren't expected to re-sign Cory Stillman.
Cory Stillman is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on Friday if he doesn't agree to terms with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Cory Stillman scored his eighth goal of the season, but the Hurricanes fell 4-3 to the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
Cory Stillman played a strong first game in his second go around as a Hurricane Friday night.
Cory Stillman practiced on a line with Eric Staal on Friday.
Florida has shipped Cory Stillman to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Ryan Carter and a fifth-round selection in the 2011 draft.
Cory Stillman will play in his 1,000th career game when the Panthers host the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.
Cory Stillman is expected to be back in the Panther's lineup for Sunday's game against the Sharks.
Cory Stillman (upper body) will participate in Saturday morning's full contact practice to determine if he is fit to play Sunday against San Jose.
Cory Stillman (upper body) is probable for Sunday's game against San Jose.
Cory Stillman could be out of the Florida for a while with an upper-body injury.