National Hockey League
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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Dany Heatley LW Ques Thurs - Conditioning - 12/16/14 Heatley has recovered from his groin injury and could return Thursday against the Canadiens.
Francois Beauchemin D Doub Thurs - Upper Body - 12/17/14 Beauchemin nearing a return from a broken finger but is not expected to play Thursday against the Canadiens.
Kyle Palmieri RW I-R - Upper Body - 12/17/14 Palmieri is suffering from an upper-body injury and has been placed on injured reserve.
Corey Perry RW Early Jan - Knee - 12/9/14 Perry is on injured reserve with a knee injury and will miss up to four weeks.
Eric Brewer D Mid Jan - Foot - 12/4/14 Brewer has been placed on injured reserve and will miss up to six weeks with a broken foot.
Sheldon Souray D I-R - Wrist - 10/5/14 Souray was placed on the non-roster injured reserve list with a torn ligament in his right wrist and is not expected to return this season.
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Michael Stone D Ques Sat - Upper Body - 12/17/14 Stone left Tuesday's game with an upper-body injury and did not return. He is questionable Saturday against the Kings.
Lauri Korpikoski LW Ques Sat - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Korpikoski has a lower-body injury and did not play Tuesday. He is questionable for Saturday's game against the Kings.
Brandon Gormley D I-R - Undisclosed - 12/17/14 Gormley is on injured reserve due to an undisclosed injury. He has been assigned to Portland (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
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Simon Gagne LW Out indefinitely - Personal - 12/10/14 Gagne has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the team to be with his family.
Adam McQuaid D Early Jan - Thumb - 11/19/14 McQuaid has been placed on injured reserve due to a broken thumb. He is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.
Marc Savard C out for season - Concussion - 10/30/14 Savard has not played since the 2010-11 season after suffering a concussion. He is not expected to return to the NHL.
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Torrey Mitchell C Ques Sat - Foot - 12/17/14 Mitchell missed the last game due to a foot injury and is questionable to play Saturday against the Avalanche.
Josh Gorges D Ques Sat - Finger - 12/17/14 Gorges missed the last two games due to a finger injury and is questionable to return Saturday against the Avalanche.
Cody McCormick C Ques Sat - Lower Body - 12/17/14 McCormick has missed the last three games due to a lower-body injury and is questionable to return Saturday against the Avalanche.
Mike Weber D I-R - Knee - 12/16/14 Weber in on injured reserve after undergoing surgery on his left knee.
Matt Hackett G Late Dec - Knee - 12/3/14 Hackett is on injured reserve with a torn ACL. He is expected to return near the end of the month.
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Ladislav Smid D I-R - Upper Body - 12/14/14 Smid has been placed on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury and there is no timetable for his return.
Mikael Backlund C I-R - Abdominal - 12/3/14 Backlund is on injured reserve due to an abdominal injury. He underwent a procedure to correct the issue but there is still no timetable for his return.
Sam Bennett C Mid Feb - Shoulder - 10/11/14 Bennett is on injured reserve and will undergo shoulder surgery. He is expected to miss four-to-six months.
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John-Michael Liles D Ques Thurs - Illness - 12/16/14 Liles missed Tuesday's game with an illness and is questionable to play Thursday against the Maple leafs.
Jiri Tlusty LW Out Thurs - Undisclosed - 12/17/14 Tlusty has missed the last two games with an undisclosed injury and will not return Thursday against the Maple Leafs.
Andej Nestrasil C I-R - Upper Body - 12/16/14 Nestrasil is on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.
Alexander Semin RW I-R - Lower Body - 12/11/14 Semin is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and there is no timetable for his return.
Jordan Staal C Late Dec - Leg - 12/16/14 Staal is on injured reserve after fracturing his right fibula during the preseason. He has started practicing and could return by the end of December.
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Corey Crawford G Prob Sat - Foot - 12/17/14 Crawford is recovering from a left foot injury and is expected to be available for Saturday's game against the Blue Jackets.
Duncan Keith D Ques Sat - Illness - 12/17/14 Keith did not play Tuesday as he is dealing with an illness. He is questionable for Saturday's game against the Blue Jackets.
Trevor Van Riemsdyk D I-R - Leg - 11/19/14 Van Riemsdyk has been placed on injured reserve with a left patella fracture and is expected to miss three-to-four months.
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Brad Stuart D Prob Thurs - Lower Body - 12/14/14 Stuart has been activated from injured reserve and is expected to play Thursday against the Penguins.
Patrick Bordeleau LW Prob Thurs - Back - 12/18/14 Bordeleau has recovered from offseason back surgery and will likely return for Thursday's game against the Penguins.
Ben Street C Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 12/13/14 Street has been sidelined with an undisclosed injury and is questionable to return Thursday against the Penguins.
Semyon Varlamov G Late Dec - Groin - 12/17/14 Varlamov has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury. He is hopeful to return by the end of December.
John Mitchell C Prob Thurs - Leg - 12/16/14 Mitchell is expected to be activated from injured reserve in time for Thursday's game against the Penguins.
Jamie McGinn LW out for season - Back - 12/11/14 McGinn is on injured reserve after undergoing season-ending back surgery.
Ryan Wilson D out for season - Shoulder - 11/18/14 Wilson will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Jesse Winchester C I-R - Concussion - 10/17/14 Winchester sustained a concussion during the preseason and has been placed on injured reserve. There is no timetable for his return.
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Cody Goloubef D Ques Thurs - Knee - 12/16/14 Goloubef has been activated injured reserve has been assigned to Springfield (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Artem Anisimov C Late Feb - Tricep - 12/1/14 Anisimov is on injured reserve with a torn tricep and could miss up to three months.
Scott Hartnell LW Late Dec - Finger - 12/13/14 Hartnell has been placed on injured reserve and is expected to miss two weeks as he recovers from a broken finger.
Ryan Murray D I-R - Knee - 11/6/14 Murray has been placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.
Mark Letestu C Mid Jan - Groin - 12/2/14 Letestu is on injured reserve due to a groin injury and is expected to miss six weeks.
Nathan Horton RW I-R - Back - 10/21/14 Horton is on injured reserve after been diagnosed with a degeneration of the entire lumbar region of his spine. He is not expected to return this season.
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Travis Moen LW Ques Fri - Upper Body - 12/17/14 Moen has suffered an upper-body injury and has missed the last two games. He is questionable to return Friday against the Flames.
Ryan Garbutt LW Elig Sun - Suspension - 12/17/14 Garbutt has been suspended three games for a slew-footing incident.
Patrick Nemeth D out for season - Arm - 10/20/14 Nemeth will miss the remainder of the regular season after suffering an arm laceration.
Patrick Eaves RW Mid Feb - Lower Body - 12/10/14 Eaves has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. He is expected to miss up to two months.
Valeri Nichushkin RW Mid March - Hip - 11/16/14 Nichushkin is expected to miss four months after undergoing hip surgery.
Rich Peverley C I-R - Heart - 10/15/14 Peverly is on long-term injured reserve while recovering from a cardiac event he suffered last season. He could return this season but a date has not been determined.
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Johan Franzen C Prob Fri - Illness - 12/17/14 Franzen did not play Tuesday due to an illness but is expected to be ready for Friday's game against the Islanders.
Stephen Weiss C I-R - Shoulder - 12/16/14 Weiss is on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.
Jonas Gustavsson G I-R - Shoulder - 11/26/14 Gustavsson suffered a shoulder injury and has been placed on injured reserve.
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Oscar Klefbom D Ques Thurs - Foot - 12/17/14 Klefbom is suffering from a swollen foot and missed Tuesday's game. He is questionable Thursday against the Sharks.
Boyd Gordon C Prob Thurs - Back - 12/17/14 Gordon is to be activated from the injured reserve in time for Thursday's game against the Sharks.
Nikita Nikitin D I-R - Back - 12/10/14 Nikitin has suffered a back injury and is on injured reserve.
Benoit Pouliot LW Early Jan - Foot - 11/26/14 Pouliot has been placed on injured reserve with a broken foot and is expected to miss five-to-six weeks.
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Shawn Thornton LW I-R - Groin - 12/16/14 Thornton has been placed on injured reserve with a strained groin.
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Slava Voynov D Out indefinitely - Suspension - 10/20/14 Voynov has been suspended indefinitely due to a domestic violence investigation.
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Darcy Kuemper G Ques Sat - Illness - 12/17/14 Kuemper has an undisclosed illness and did not play Wednesday. He is questionable for Saturday's game against the Predators.
Ryan Carter C Ques Sat - Upper Body - 12/16/14 Carter is on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. He has resumed skating and could return when first eligible on Saturday against the Predators.
Keith Ballard D I-R - Concussion - 12/15/14 Ballard has suffered a concussion and facial fractures and is on injured reserve.
Matt Cooke LW Prob Sat - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Cooke is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury but could return Saturday against the Predators.
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Bryan Allen D I-R - Flu - 12/8/14 Allen has been placed on injured reserve due to the flu.
Mike Weaver D I-R - Concussion - 12/16/14 Weaver is suffering from concussion symptoms and has been placed on injured reserve.
Lars Eller C Late Dec - Upper Body - 12/12/14 Eller is on injured reserve with an upper body injury and is expected to miss up to two weeks.
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Anton Volchenkov D Ques Sat - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Volchenkov left Tuesday's game with a lower-body injury and did not return. He is questionable Saturday against the Wild.
Paul Gaustad C Ques Sat - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Gaustad is suffering from a lower-body injury and has missed the last three games. He is questionable to return Saturday against the Wild.
Taylor Beck LW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 12/17/14 Beck continues to recover from a concussion and it is unclear when he will return.
Viktor Stalberg LW Late Dec - Knee - 11/10/14 Stalberg has been placed on injured reserve with a right knee injury and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
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Damon Severson D Prob Fri - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Severson missed Wednesday's game due to a lower-body injury and is questionable Friday against the Lightning.
Michael Cammalleri LW Ques Fri - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Cammalleri has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury and is questionable Friday against the Lightning.
Dainius Zubrus C Ques Fri - Leg - 12/17/14 Zubrus suffered a laceration on his left leg and has missed the last five games. He is questionable to return Friday against the Lightning.
Adam Larsson D I-R - Illness - 12/17/14 Larsson is suffering from the mumps and has been placed on injured reserve. He has no return date at this time.
Bryce Salvador D I-R - Lower Body - 11/17/14 Salvador has a lower-body injury and is on injured reserve.
Ryane Clowe LW I-R - Head - 11/11/14 Clowe has been placed on injured reserve with a head injury and there is no timetable for his return.
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Johnny Boychuk D Ques Fri - Upper Body - 12/17/14 Boychuk could be activated from injured reserve in time for Friday's game against the Red Wings.
Michael Grabner RW I-R - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Grabner has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.
Travis Hamonic D Prob Fri - Upper Body - 12/15/14 Hamonic is expected to be activated from the injured reserve in time for Friday's game against the Red Wings.
Matt Carkner D I-R - Upper Body - 11/1/14 Carkner has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury and is expected to miss the rest of this season.
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Derick Brassard C Out indefinitely - Virus - 12/15/14 Brassard has been diagnosed with the mumps virus and it is unclear when he will rejoin the team.
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Patrick Wiercioch D Ques Fri - Undisclosed - 12/17/14 Wiercioch is dealing with an undisclosed injury and did not play Wednesday. He is questionable for Friday's game against the Ducks.
Zack Smith C Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 12/15/14 Smith is sidelined with a dislocated wrist and there is no timetable for his recovery.
Chris Neil RW Late Dec - Lower Body - 12/11/14 Neil was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury and is expected to miss a few weeks.
Marc Methot D I-R - Back - 12/14/14 Methot is on injured reserve due to a lingering back injury.
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Chris Pronger D I-R - Concussion - 10/12/14 Pronger is on long-term injured reserve and has not played since suffering a concussion in 2011. He has taken a position with the NHL Department of Player Safety and will not resume his playing career.
Kimmo Timonen D I-R - Leg - 10/7/14 Timonen is suffering from blood clots in his lower right leg and both lungs. He is undergoing treatment but has a slim chance of suiting up this season.
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Sidney Crosby C Ques Thurs - Illness - 12/15/14 Crosby has been diagnosed with the mumps and is questionable to return Thursday against the Avalanche.
Marc-Andre Fleury G Doub Thurs - Illness - 12/18/14 Fleury will undergo tests for the mumps after missing Wednesday's practice with an illness.
Robert Bortuzzo D Doub Thurs - Upper Body - 12/18/14 Bortuzzo did not play Monday due to an upper-body injury and will likely miss Thursday's game against the Avalanche.
Olli Maatta D Out indefinitely - Illness - 12/17/14 Maatta is suffering from an undisclosed illness and his return date is undetermined.
Scott Wilson C Late Dec - Leg - 12/4/14 Wilson will miss up to three weeks due to a leg injury.
Chris Kunitz LW Out Thurs - Foot - 12/17/14 Kunitz has been sidelined with a small fracture in his foot. He is nearing a return but will not play Thursday against the Panthers.
Beau Bennett RW I-R - Lower Body - 12/17/14 Bennett is on injured reserve due to a lower-body injury. He has also been diagnosed with the mumps.
Pascal Dupuis RW I-R - Illness - 11/19/14 Dupuis was placed on injured reserve after being diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung. He will miss at least six months of action.
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Mike Brown RW I-R - Lower Body - 12/10/14 Brown has been placed on injured reserve due to a lower-body injury and there is no timetable for return.
Matthew Nieto LW I-R - Lower Body - 12/11/14 Nieto has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and it is unclear when he will recover.
Tyler Kennedy C I-R - Upper Body - 12/8/14 Kennedy has been placed on injured reserve due to a shoulder injury. There is no timetable for his return.
Raffi Torres LW I-R - Knee - 10/7/14 Torres has been placed on injured reserve with a right knee injury. He is expected to miss at least half of the 2014-15 season.
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T.J. Oshie RW Prob Thurs - Personal - 12/17/14 Oshie did not play Tuesday due to a personal matter but will rejoin the team for Thursday's game against the Kings.
Jaden Schwartz LW I-R - Foot - 12/18/14 Schwartz is dealing with a foot injury and has been placed on injured reserve. There is no timetable for his return.
Carl Gunnarsson D I-R - Concussion - 12/11/14 Gunnarsson has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion.
Brian Elliott G I-R - Lower Body - 12/16/14 Elliott is on injured reserve with a knee injury. He has resumed practicing on a limited basis but there is no timetable for his return.
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Ben Bishop G Ques Fri - Lower Body - 12/16/14 Bishop has a lower-body injury and was not available Tuesday. He is questionable for Friday's game against the Devils.
Radko Gudas D Ques Fri - Illness - 12/16/14 Gudas has missed the last two games due to an illness and is questionable Friday against the Devils.
Ondrej Palat LW Ques Fri - Lower Body - 12/16/14 Palat has been out with a lower-body injury and is questionable to return for Friday's game against the Devils.
Mattias Ohlund D I-R - Knee - 9/9/14 Ohlund has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to knee issues. He is not expected to play this season.
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Leo Komarov C Ques Thurs - Concussion - 12/16/14 Komarov has missed the last eight games with a concussion and is questionable to return Thursday against the Hurricanes.
Roman Polak D Ques Thurs - Knee - 12/16/14 Polak has been sidelined since November with a strained left knee. He has returned to practice and is eligible to return Thursday against the Hurricanes.
Carter Ashton RW Elig Sat - Suspension - 12/17/14 Ashton has been suspended 20 games by the NHL for violating terms of the league's Performance Enhancing Substances Program.
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Zach Kassian RW I-R - Finger - 11/30/14 Kassian has been placed on injured reserve with a finger injury.
Dan Hamhuis D I-R - Lower Body - 11/24/14 Hamhuis has been placed on injured reserve with significant lower-body injury and there is no timetable for his return.
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John Erskine D I-R - Upper Body - 10/24/14 Erskine underwent neck surgery and has been placed on injured reserve. He will miss three to six months.
Dmitry Orlov D I-R - Wrist - 10/8/14 Orlov has been placed on long-term injured reserve while recovering from a broken wrist.
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Jacob Trouba D Mid Feb - Undisclosed - 12/16/14 Trouba has an upper-body injury and will be out until February.
Tobias Enstrom D Late Dec - Lower Body - 12/4/14 Enstrom is on injured reserve due to a lower-body injury and will miss at least three weeks.
Zach Bogosian D Mid Jan - Lower Body - 12/4/14 Bogosian is on injured reserve and will miss four-to-six weeks with a lower-body injury.