Christopher DiDomenico, Fredrik Claesson and Jyrki Jokipakka are each expected to be scratched against the Penguins on Thursday.
DiDomenico remains at just two games played with Ottawa, as Jokipakka continues to await his Senators debut. Claesson has posted nine points and 35 hits in 24 games thus far.
Anthony DeAngelo and Peter Holland are expected to be scratched against the Panthers on Thursday.
In 32 games this season, DeAngelo has posted four goals and 11 points along with 35 PIMs and 41 hits. Holland meanwhile has picked up three goals and nine points with 30 hits in 34 games since coming over from Toronto.
Jakub Kindl will play on Thursday against the Coyotes.
In 32 games this season the veteran defender has posted four points with 26 PIMs, 30 blocks and 40 hits.
Martin Marincin and Ben Smith will be scratched against the Devils on Thursday.
In 25 games this season, Marincin has posted seven points with 25 hits and 27 blocks. Smith meanwhile has picked up four points along with 28 hits and 41 blocks in 35 games.
Andreas Martinsen will return to the lineup after sitting out the last five games as a healthy scratch on Thursday against Carolina.
In three games with Montreal he's picked up no points and six hits.
Steve Ott and Dwight King are expected to be scratched against Carolina on Thursday.
Through seven games with Montreal, Ott has picked up one point with a fight and 30 hits. King meanwhile has no points with 17 hits in nine games.
Nate Schmidt and Taylor Chorney will be scratched on Thursday against the Blue Jackets.
Through 56 games this season Schmidt has posted two goals and 15 points along with 48 hits. Chorney meanwhile has five points to his credit along with 27 blocks and hits in 17 games.
John-Michael Liles, Joe Morrow and Jimmy Hayes will each be scratched against the Lightning on Thursday.
Liles has posted just five points with 37 blocks in 31 games this season. While Morrow has but a point in 17 games. Hayes meanwhile has five points with 71 hits in 54 games thus far.