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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Brendan Guhle D Ques Tues - Lower Body - 10/20/19 Guhle has been activated from the injured reserve list after a lower-body injury, but it is uncertain if he will return Tuesday against the Predators.
Ryan Kesler C out for season - Hip - 9/29/19 Kesler has been placed on injured reserve due to offseason hip surgery.
Patrick Eaves RW out for season - Illness - 9/29/19 Eaves is expected to miss the entire 2019 season while on the injured reserve list with an illness.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Eric Comrie G Out indefinitely - Personal - 10/18/19 Comrie has been sidelined due to visa issues, and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Jordan Oesterle D Out indefinitely - Head - 10/20/19 Oesterle has been placed on the injured reserve list with a head injury, and it is unclear how much time he will need to heal.
Niklas Hjalmarsson D Mid Jan - Shin - 10/14/19 Hjalmarsson has landed on injured reserve with a fractured fibula and is expected to miss up to three months.
Marian Hossa RW out for season - Illness - 10/8/19 Hossa has been placed on the injured reserve list with a career-ending skin disorder.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Par Lindholm C Ques Tues - Undisclosed - 10/21/19 Lindholm is nursing an unspecified injury, and it is undetermined if he will be in Tuesday's lineup versus the Maple Leafs.
Karson Kuhlman C Ques Tues - Lower Body - 10/20/19 Kuhlman has a lower-body injury, and it is uncertain if he will be available for Tuesday's contest versus the Maple Leafs.
Joakim Nordstrom C Doub Tues - Upper Body - 10/21/19 Nordstrom sat out the previous game due to an upper-body injury, and he is unlikely to suit up against the Maple Leafs on Tuesday.
David Krejci C Out Tues - Upper Body - 10/21/19 Krejci has missed the last two games due to an upper-body injury, and he will not dress versus the Maple Leafs on Tuesday.
Kevan Miller D Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/9/19 Miller is recovering from a fractured kneecap and will miss an undetermined length of time while on injured reserve.
John Moore D Mid Nov - Shoulder - 10/9/19 Moore has been placed on the injured reserve list with a broken humerus, and he is expected to be out until the middle of November.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Brandon Montour D Early Nov - Hand - 10/9/19 Montour is on injured reserve due to a hand injury and is projected to be out of the lineup until at least the beginning of November.
Matt Hunwick D out for season - Neck - 10/1/19 Hunwick is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season while on the injured reserve list due to a neck injury.
Zach Bogosian D Out indefinitely - Hip - 10/1/19 Bogosian has been sent to the injured reserve list due to offseason hip surgery and is without a timetable for return.
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Sam Bennett C Ques Tues - Lower Body - 10/20/19 Bennett sat out the previous game with a lower-body injury, and it is uncertain if he will suit up Tuesday against the Capitals.
Andrew Mangiapane LW Ques Tues - Upper Body - 10/20/19 Mangiapane has missed the past two games with an upper-body injury, and it is unknown if he will play against the Capitals on Tuesday.
Juuso Valimaki D Mid Feb - Knee - 10/1/19 Valimaki is recovering from a torn ACL in his right knee and is expected to miss at least six months while on the injured reserve list.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Erik Haula LW Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 10/20/19 Haula sustained an upper-body injury in the previous game, and it is unknown if he will play against the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
Jordan Martinook LW Mid Dec - Abdominal - 10/14/19 Martinook underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury and is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks while on the injured reserve list.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Mikko Rantanen RW Ques Fri - Ankle - 10/21/19 Rantanen exited the previous game with a left ankle injury, and his status for Friday's tilt with the Golden Knight is in question.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Brandon Dubinsky C Out indefinitely - Wrist - 10/1/19 Dubinsky is on the injured reserve list due to a wrist injury. A timetable for return has yet to be established.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Blake Comeau LW Mid Nov - Lower Body - 10/12/19 Comeau has landed on the injured reserve list with a lower-body strain and is expected to miss two to four weeks.
Roman Polak D Mid Nov - Sternum - 10/12/19 Polak has a fractured sternum and will spend two to four weeks on the injured reserve list.
Martin Hanzal C out for season - Back - 10/2/19 Hanzal has been placed on injured reserve with a back injury, and he is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season.
Stephen Johns D Out indefinitely - Head - 10/1/19 Johns is recovering from post traumatic headaches that kept him out of the 2018-2019 season, and he has wound up on injured reserve for an undetermined length of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Adam Erne LW Ques Tues - Upper Body - 10/21/19 Erne is dealing with an upper-body injury, and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Canucks on Tuesday.
Dennis Cholowski D Ques Tues - Undisclosed - 10/20/19 Cholowski sat out the previous game with an undefined injury, and it is unclear if he will play Tuesday against the Canucks.
Johan Franzen C out for season - Concussion - 10/8/19 Frazen has hit the injured reserve list due to a concussion, and he will miss the entire 2019-20 season.
Henrik Zetterberg C out for season - Back - 10/8/19 Zetterberg has been added to the injured reserve list with a degenerative back condition that has effectively ended his career.
Jonathan Ericsson D Ques Tues - Back - 10/18/19 Ericsson has been placed on the injured reserve list with injuries to his back, hips and groin. His status for Tuesday's game against the Canucks is unclear.
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Joel Persson D Early Nov - Concussion - 10/20/19 Persson is sidelined with a concussion but is expected to be cleared for action before the beginning of November.
Joakim Nygard LW Mid Nov - Ribs - 10/17/19 Nygard is expected to miss two to four weeks while on the injured reserve list due to a rib injury.
Adam Larsson D Late Nov - Foot - 10/3/19 Larsson suffered a fractured right fibula and has been placed on injured reserve. He is likely to miss six to eight weeks as a result.
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Aleksander Barkov C Prob Tues - Upper Body - 10/21/19 Barkov exited the previous game due to an upper-body injury, but he is likely to suit up against the Penguins on Tuesday.
Vincent Trocheck C Ques Tues - Undisclosed - 10/21/19 Trocheck is nursing an injury to an unlisted location, and it is uncertain if he will be active Tuesday versus the Penguins.
Jonathan Huberdeau LW Ques Tues - Undisclosed - 10/20/19 Huberdeau has an unspecified injury, and it is unknown if he will play Tuesday against the Penguins.
Evgenii Dadonov RW Ques Tues - Undisclosed - 10/20/19 Dadonov is dealing with an undefined injury, and his status for Tuesday's game versus the Penguins is hazy.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kevin Fiala LW Ques Tues - Undisclosed - 10/21/19 Fiala is dealing with an unspecified injury, and it is unknown if he will suit up Tuesday versus the Oilers.
Victor Rask C Out Tues - Lower Body - 10/21/19 Rask has missed the past two games with a lower-body injury, and he will not play against the Oilers on Tuesday.
Joel Eriksson Ek C Early Nov - Lower Body - 10/19/19 Eriksson is sidelined with a lower-body injury and is expected to miss one to two weeks.
Mats Zuccarello RW Prob Tues - Lower Body - 10/21/19 Zuccarello is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury, but he is expected to come off the IR in time for Tuesday's game versus the the Oilers.
Greg Pateryn D Mid Nov - Lower Body - 10/2/19 Pateryn is on injured reserve while recovering from surgery to repair a bilateral core muscle. He is expected to be sidelined for six weeks.
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Joel Armia RW Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 10/20/19 Armia has sat out the previous two games due to a lower-body injury, and it is unknown if he will play Thursday against the Sharks.
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Filip Forsberg LW Ques Tues - Lower Body - 10/19/19 Forsberg has missed the last two games with a lower-body injury, and it is uncertain if he will dress Tuesday against the Ducks.
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Mackenzie Blackwood G Prob Fri - Illness - 10/21/19 Blackwood is ailing from an illness, but the symptoms are likely to subside in time for Friday's contest against the Coyotes.
Nico Hischier C Ques Fri - Upper Body - 10/19/19 Hischier has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury, and it is undetermined if he will return Friday against the Coyotes.
Will Butcher D Ques Fri - Upper Body - 10/21/19 Butcher is on injured reserve with an upper-body injury, and it is unknown if he will return Friday against the Coyotes.
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Leo Komarov RW Ques Thurs - Illness - 10/19/19 Komarov missed the previous game due to an illness, and it is unknown if he will play Thursday against the Coyotes.
Jordan Eberle RW Out indefinitely - Leg - 10/20/19 Eberle has been sent to the injured reserve list due to a leg injury, and it is unclear how much time he will miss.
Casey Cizikas C Doub Thurs - Ankle - 10/21/19 Cizikas is on the injured reserve list due to an ankle injury, and he will not return versus the Coyotes on Thursday.
Andrew Ladd LW Late Nov - Knee - 9/30/19 Ladd has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a torn ACL that ended his 2018-19 season, but he is likely to be activated toward the end of November.
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Henrik Lundqvist G Doub Tues - Rest - 10/21/19 Lundqvist is unlikely to take part in Tuesday's game versus the Coyotes due to a day of rest.
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Rudolfs Balcers LW Early Nov - Lower Body - 10/20/19 Balcers has been placed on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury, and he is expected to be on the IR until at least the beginning of November.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jared McCann LW Prob Tues - Lower Body - 10/21/19 McCann missed the previous game due to a lower-body injury, but he is expected to play against the Panthers on Tuesday.
Brian Dumoulin D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 10/21/19 Dumoulin has been added to the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury, and there is no timetable for recovery.
Alex Galchenyuk C Early Nov - Lower Body - 10/21/19 Galchenyuk will be on the injured reserve list until at least the beginning of November due to a lower-body injury.
Evgeni Malkin C Mid Dec - Leg - 10/8/19 Malkin has landed on injured reserve with a soft tissue injury to his leg. He is expected to miss six to 10 weeks of action.
Nick Bjugstad C Ques Tues - Lower Body - 10/21/19 Bjugstad has hit the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury. It is uncertain if he will return to the lineup Tuesday against the Panthers.
Bryan Rust RW Out Tues - Hand - 10/21/19 Rust is on injured reserve with a right hand injury, and it is unknown if he will be activated in time for Saturday's game versus the Oilers.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Lukas Radil C Ques Tues - Illness - 10/20/19 Radil sat out the previous game due to an illness, and it is uncertain if he will dress against Sabres on Tuesday.
Jacob Middleton D Late Nov - Upper Body - 10/13/19 Middleton has been placed on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury. He is expected to miss four to six weeks.
Dalton Prout D Mid Nov - Upper Body - 10/16/19 Prout is on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury and is not expected to return until at least the middle of November.
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Carl Gunnarsson D Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 10/21/19 Gunnarsson has missed the previous two games due to a lower-body injury, and it is uncertain he will face the Kings on Thursday.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Cedric Paquette C Early Nov - Arm - 10/20/19 Paquette is on injured reserve with a right arm injury and is expected to be on the IR until at least the start of November.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
John Tavares C Early Nov - Finger - 10/17/19 Tavares will miss at least two weeks due to a broken finger.
David Clarkson RW out for season - Back - 10/1/19 Clarkson is on the long-term injured reserve with a back injury and will not play in the 2019-20 season.
Nathan Horton RW out for season - Back - 10/1/19 Horton is on the long-term injured reserve due to a degenerative back condition. He will not suit up during the 2019-20 season.
Zach Hyman LW Early Nov - Knee - 9/30/19 Hyman has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a torn ACL and is expected to be out of action until at least the beginning of November.
Travis Dermott D Early Nov - Shoulder - 9/30/19 Dermott has been sent to the injured reserve list due to offseason shoulder surgery and is likely to be idle until at least the start of November.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Oscar Fantenberg D Out indefinitely - Illness - 10/15/19 Fantenberg is ailing from an illness and has landed on the injured reserve list. It is unknown when he will make his season debut.
Antoine Roussel LW Late Nov - Knee - 10/3/19 Roussel is on injured reserve due while recovering from ALC surgery. He is projected to remain out of the lineup until the end of November.
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Valentin Zykov LW Elig Nov 29 - Suspension - 10/17/19 Zykov has been suspended by the NHL for 20 games due to violating the terms of the league's performance-enhancing substances program. He is likely to be reinstated in time for Nov. 29 versus the Coyotes.
Malcolm Subban G Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 10/21/19 Subban is sidelined with a lower-body injury, and the severity of the ailment is unknown.
Nate Schmidt D Early Nov - Knee - 10/20/19 Schmidt has landed on injured reserve due to a left knee injury and is likely to remain on the IR until at least the start of November.
Alex Tuch RW Early Nov - Upper Body - 10/20/19 Tuch has landed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. He is aiming to return by the beginning of November.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Richard Panik RW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 10/18/19 Panik has been placed on injured reserve due to an upper-body injury, and it is unclear when he will draw back into the lineup.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Anthony Bitetto D Ques Tues - Lower Body - 10/20/19 Bitetto has been activated from the injured reserve list after healing from a lower-body injury, but it is uncertain if he will face the Kings on Tuesday.
Dustin Byfuglien D Out indefinitely - Suspension - 9/23/19 Byfuglien has been suspended for an undetermined length of time for failing to report to camp.
Mark Letestu C Early Nov - Undisclosed - 10/19/19 Letestu has been placed on injured reserve due to an unspecified injury, and he is not expected to return until at least the beginning of November.
Nathan Beaulieu D Early Nov - Upper Body - 10/1/19 Beaulieu is on injured reserve with an upper-body injury and is expected to miss at least four weeks as a result.