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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Andrew Cogliano LW Elig Fri - Suspension - 1/14/18 Cogliano has been issued a two-game suspension for an interference penalty on an unsuspecting opponent but is expected to be available Friday against the Kings.
Mike Liambas LW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 12/18/17 Liambas has been designated for the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury and it is unclear when he will be activated.
Patrick Eaves RW Out indefinitely - Illness - 10/23/17 Eaves has landed on injured reserve as he has been diagnosed with a condition known as Guillain-Barre syndrome. There is currently no timetable for recovery.
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No injuries to report.
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Noel Acciari C Prob Wed - Upper Body - 1/16/18 Acciari is expected to suit up for Wednesday's contest against the Canadiens despite sustaining an injury to his upper body in the previous game.
Jake DeBrusk LW Out Wed - Flu - 1/16/18 DeBrusk has come down with a flu bug and will not be available for Wednesday's game against the Canadiens.
Kevan Miller D Out Wed - Flu - 1/16/18 Miller is dealing with a flu bug and will not suit up against the Canadiens on Wednesday.
Adam McQuaid D Out indefinitely - Leg - 1/2/18 McQuaid has recovered from a broken right fibula while on injured reserve and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
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Zach Bogosian D Late Feb - Ankle - 1/11/18 Bogosian suffered a left ankle injury and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Jacob Josefson C Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/11/18 Josefson suffered a lower-body injury and will miss an undetermined length of time while on the injured reserve list.
Victor Antipin D Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/8/18 Antipin is on the injured reserve list due to an illness and will miss an undetermined length of time.
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Sean Monahan C Ques Sat - Flu - 1/14/18 Monahan was held out of the previous game due to a flu bug and it is undetermined if he will suit up against the Jets on Saturday.
Jaromir Jagr RW Out indefinitely - Groin - 1/14/18 Jagr has landed on the injured reserve list with a lingering groin injury and it is unknown when he will rejoin the lineup.
Michael Frolik RW Out indefinitely - Jaw - 12/31/17 Frolik is on injured reserve with a broken jaw and will miss an unknown length of time.
Kris Versteeg RW Out indefinitely - Hip - 12/4/17 Versteeg had surgery to repair a labrum injury in his hip and has been placed on injured reserve without a definitive timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Derek Ryan C Ques Sat - Upper Body - 1/14/18 Ryan missed his second-straight game due to an injury to his upper body and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Red Wings on Saturday.
Sebastian Aho RW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 1/15/18 Aho will miss an extended period of time as he has been diagnosed with a concussion and a lower-body injury.
Brett Pesce D Late Jan - Upper Body - 1/12/18 Pesce has been placed on the injured reserve list with an upper-body ailment and is expected to be sidelined until at least the end of January.
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Artem Anisimov C Ques Sat - Upper Body - 1/14/18 Anisimov is on injured reserve with an upper-body ailment and is expected to be out of game action until at least Saturday against the Islanders.
Corey Crawford G Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/16/18 Crawford has been placed on injured reserve as he is experiencing vertigo-like symptoms and team officials fear he is in danger of missing the remainder of the season.
Michal Rozsival D Out indefinitely - Concussion - 10/2/17 Rozsival is recovering from concussion-like symptoms and is on long-term injured reserve.
Marian Hossa RW out for season - Illness - 10/4/17 Hossa is on the long-term injured reserve and will miss the 2017-18 season due to the severe side effects of medication for treatment of a skin disorder.
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Sven Andrighetto RW Out Thurs - Leg - 1/16/18 Andrighetto has been held out of the past five games due to a leg injury and will not return against the Sharks on Thursday.
Semyon Varlamov G Late Jan - Groin - 1/13/18 Varlamov is on the injured reserve list with a groin strain and is expected to need two weeks to recuperate.
J.T. Compher LW Prob Thurs - Upper Body - 1/16/18 Compher is on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury but will likely be activated prior to Thursday's game against the Sharks.
Tyson Barrie D Early Feb - Hand - 1/1/18 Barrie is expected to miss four-to-six weeks while on the injured reserve list with a broken bone in his hand.
Vladislav Kamenev LW Out indefinitely - Arm - 11/17/17 Kamenev has been placed on injured reserve with a broken arm and will miss an extended period of time.
Sergei Boikov D Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 10/9/17 Boikov dislocated his shoulder and will be out for an unknown length of time while on the injured reserve list.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Sonny Milano LW Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 1/12/18 Milano has sat out the last two games due to an upper-body injury and it is unclear if he will return on Thursday against the Stars.
Cam Atkinson RW Early Feb - Foot - 12/26/17 Atkinson is on injured reserve and is expected to miss four to six weeks recovering from surgery to repair a fractured right foot.
Brandon Dubinsky C Mid Feb - Face - 1/4/18 Dubinsky is on the injured reserve list with an orbital bone fracture and is expected to need six-to-eight weeks to heal.
Ryan Murray D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 12/12/17 Murray has been placed on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
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Marc Methot D Late Jan - Knee - 1/14/18 Methot is on injured reserve after having a procedure on his knee and is expected to need two weeks to recover.
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Justin Abdelkader LW Out Sat - Lower Body - 1/16/18 Abdelkader has sat out the previous two games game with a lower-body injury and will not play against the Hurricanes on Saturday.
Darren Helm LW Out Sat - Leg - 1/16/18 Helm missed his second-straight game with a left leg injury and will not suit up Saturday against the Hurricanes.
Luke Glendening RW Late Jan - Hand - 1/15/18 Glendening sustained an injury to his hand and is on injured reserve. He is not expected to return until sometime after the All-Star break.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Milan Lucic LW Ques Sat - Neck - 1/17/18 Lucic is nursing a laceration on his neck and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Canucks on Saturday.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins C Ques Sat - Upper Body - 1/14/18 Nugent-Hopkins left the last game with an upper-body injury and it is unclear if he will be available Saturday against the Canucks.
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Roberto Luongo G Early Feb - Lower Body - 1/8/18 Luongo has been placed on injured reserve with an injury to his lower body and is expected to be sidelined until the beginning of February.
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Jake Muzzin D Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 1/15/18 Muzzin is on injured reserve with an upper-body ailment and it is unknown if he will be activated prior to Thursday's game against the Penguins.
Jeff Carter C Mid Feb - Ankle - 11/15/17 Carter is on injured reserve after having surgery to repair a lacerated left ankle tendon and is expected to be out of action until sometime in February.
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Nino Niederreiter RW Ques Sat - Lower Body - 1/14/18 Niederreiter sustained a lower-body injury and it is unknown if he will return Saturday against the Lightning.
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Phillip Danault LW Out indefinitely - Head - 1/15/18 Danault is sidelined due to concussion-like symptoms and it has yet to established when he will return to the lineup.
Andrew Shaw RW Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/15/18 Shaw is on the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury and will miss an undetermined length of time.
Shea Weber D Late Jan - Foot - 1/3/18 Weber is on injured reserve with a left foot injury and is unlikely to rejoin the lineup until after the All-Star break.
Ales Hemsky RW Out Wed - Concussion - 1/16/18 Hemsky has landed on injured reserve due to a concussion and is without a clear timetable for recovery.
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Ryan Johansen C Ques Thurs - Head - 1/16/18 Johansen left the previous game due to a head injury and his status for Thursday's matchup against the Coyotes is in question.
Viktor Arvidsson LW Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/16/18 Arvidsson has landed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is without a timetable for return.
Filip Forsberg LW Mid Feb - Upper Body - 1/3/18 Forsberg has landed on injured reserve with an upper-body ailment and will need four-to-six weeks to recover.
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Cory Schneider G Ques Thurs - Illness - 1/16/18 Schneider was held out of the previous game with an illness and it is unclear if he will be available against the Capitals on Thursday.
Mirco Mueller D Late Jan - Collarbone - 1/13/18 Mueller has landed on the injured reserve list after fracturing his left clavicle and is expected to miss 10-12 weeks.
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Shane Prince LW Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 1/16/18 Prince left the previous game due to an upper-body injury and his availability for Thursday's matchup against the Bruins is unclear.
Josh Bailey RW Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 1/16/18 Bailey has missed the last four games with a lower-body injury and it is unknown if he will return Thursday against the Bruins.
Casey Cizikas C Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/15/18 Cizikas has been out of action with an upper-body injury and there is no timetable for recovery.
Andrew Ladd LW Late Jan - Upper Body - 1/16/18 Ladd has landed on the injured reserve with an upper-body injury and is expected to remain out of action until at least the end of January.
Johnny Boychuk D Late Jan - Lower Body - 1/4/18 Boychuk is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is unlikely to return before the All-Star break.
Calvin de Haan D out for season - Shoulder - 1/1/18 de Haan has been designated for the injured reserve list as he will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery.
Nikolay Kulemin LW Mid May - Shoulder - 11/14/17 Kulemin is on injured reserve as he had surgery to repair a shoulder injury and is expected to be sidelined for six months. A possible return could occur if the team makes the playoffs.
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Marc Staal D Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 1/16/18 Staal exited the last game due to a lower-body injury and it is unclear if he will play Thursday against the Sabres.
Kevin Hayes RW Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 1/16/18 Hayes sat out his second-straight game due to a lower-body injury and it is uncertain if he will be available against the Sabres on Thursday.
Chris Kreider LW Out indefinitely - Arm - 1/9/18 Kreider has landed on the injured reserve list due to a blood clot in his right arm. He also had a rib resected and is without a timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Johnny Oduya D Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 1/12/18 Oduya sat out his second-straight game due to a lower-body injury and it is unknown if he will play against the Blues on Thursday.
Bobby Ryan RW Out indefinitely - Hand - 1/11/18 Ryan has been out of action due to a right hand injury and a timeline for his return has yet to be established.
Nate Thompson C Late Jan - Lower Body - 1/10/18 Thompson is on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury and is not expected to return until after the All-Star break.
Mark Borowiecki D Ques Thurs - Concussion - 1/12/18 Borowiecki is on the injured reserve list with a concussion but has been cleared for full contact in practice. It is unclear if he will return to the lineup Thursday against the Blues.
Chris Wideman D out for season - Hamstring - 12/1/17 Wideman tore his left hamstring and is on injured reserve. He is expected to need four-to-six months to recover.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Matt Murray G Ques Wed - Personal - 1/14/18 Murray missed his second-consecutive game due to a personal matter and it is undetermined if he will be available Wednesday against the Ducks.
Carter Rowney RW Early Feb - Upper Body - 1/13/18 Rowney is on the injured reserve list and is expected to need at least four weeks to recuperate from an upper-body injury.
Chad Ruhwedel D Ques Wed - Upper Body - 1/14/18 Ruhwedel is on the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury and it is unknown if he will be activated it time for Wednesday's game against the Ducks.
Bryan Rust RW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 12/29/17 Rust is on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury and there is no clear timetable for when he will return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Jay Bouwmeester D Prob Thurs - Personal - 1/16/18 Bouwmeester missed the last game due to the birth of his child but is expected to play Thursday against the Senators.
Jaden Schwartz LW Late Jan - Ankle - 1/14/18 Schwartz has been placed on the injured reserve with a significant right ankle injury and is likely to remain sidelined until the end of January.
Robby Fabbri C out for season - Knee - 10/2/17 Fabbri has landed on the injured reserve list with a torn ACL in his left knee and is expected to miss the entire 2017-18 season.
Zach Sanford LW Late March - Shoulder - 9/26/17 Sanford is on the injured reserve list with a dislocated left shoulder and will require five-to-six months to heal.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Dan Girardi D Ques Thurs - Neck - 1/12/18 Girardi has been held out of the last two games due to a neck injury and it is undetermined if he will return Thursday against the Golden Knights.
Victor Hedman D Late Feb - Knee - 1/12/18 Hedman exited the last game with a left knee injury and is expected to need three-to-six weeks to recover.
Peter Budaj G Out indefinitely - Leg - 12/30/17 Budaj has been placed on the injured reserve list with a left leg injury and there is currently no timetable for his return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Nikita Zaitsev D Late Jan - Foot - 1/10/18 Zaitsev is nursing a foot injury and is expected to need two-to-three weeks to recover.
Nikita Soshnikov RW Out indefinately - Lower Body - 1/16/18 Soshnikov is on the injured reserve list due to an issue with his lower body. He has started skating but it is unclear when he will be cleared to return to game action.
Joffrey Lupul LW I-R - Conditioning - 9/26/17 Lupul has been deemed as unfit to play and the team has placed him on the long-term injured reserve list.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Daniel Sedin LW Ques Sat - Back - 1/14/18 Sedin was held out of the last game due to back spasms and it is unknown if he will suit up Saturday against the Oilers.
Bo Horvat C Late Jan - Ankle - 1/3/18 Horvat has been designated for the injured reserve list due to a fractured ankle and is expected to need six weeks to recover.
Derek Dorsett RW out for season - Neck - 11/30/17 Dorsett is experiencing stiffness in his neck and back due to a cervical disc herniation. He is on injured reserve and his career is expected to be over.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Cody Eakin C Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 1/16/18 Eakin sat out the previous game due to an unspecified injury and it is undetermined if he will play against the Lightning on Thursday.
Luca Sbisa D Early March - Hand - 1/10/18 Sbisa has been placed on the injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to repair a ruptured ligament in his left hand and is expected to need six-to-eight weeks to recover.
Jon Merrill D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/14/18 Merrill is dealing with a lower-body injury and is on injured reserve without a timetable for recovery.
Oscar Dansk G Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 10/31/17 Dansk has landed on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury and is without a clear timetable for return.
Clayton Stoner D Out indefinitely - Abdominal - 10/15/17 Stoner has landed on the injured reserve list with an abdominal injury and it is unknown when he will be activated.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Andre Burakovsky LW Ques Thurs - Illness - 1/12/18 Burakovsky has missed the previous two games due to an illness and it is unclear if he will play Thursday against the Devils.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Shawn Matthias LW Ques Sat - Upper Body - 1/14/18 Matthias missed the last game due to an upper-body injury and it is unclear if he will play Saturday against the Flames.
Steve Mason G Ques Sat - Illness - 1/14/18 Mason has missed the last two games with an illness and his status for Saturday's contest against the Flames is uncertain.
Adam Lowry C Ques Sat - Upper Body - 1/14/18 Lowry has been placed on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury and it is undetermined if he will be activated in time for Saturday's game against the Flames.
Brandon Tanev LW Late Jan - Lower Body - 1/1/18 Tanev suffered a lower-body injury and is expected to miss two-to-three weeks while on the injured reserve list.
Mark Scheifele C Mid Feb - Upper Body - 12/28/17 Scheifele has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks of action.