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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Rickard Rakell C Ques Wed - Upper Body - 12/4/16 Rakell sat out the previous game due to an upper-body injury and it is unclear if he will suit up Wednesday against the Hurricanes.
Clayton Stoner D I-R - Lower Body - 11/26/16 Stoner has been sidelined due to a lower-body injury and is on the injured reserve list.
Simon Despres D I-R - Concussion - 10/28/16 Despres has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to concussion-like symptoms.
Nicolas Kerdiles LW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 12/4/16 Kerdiles is on injured reserve with a concussion and there is no timetable for a return.
Nate Thompson C Mid March - Achilles - 10/27/16 Thompson ruptured his Achilles tendon during an offseason workout and has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list. He is not expected to return until sometime in March.
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Brad Richardson RW Out indefinitely - Leg - 11/19/16 Richardson is on injured reserve after undergoing surgery to repair a broken tibia and fibula in his right leg. It is unclear how much time he will miss.
Chris Pronger D out for season - Concussion - 11/7/16 Pronger has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to a career-ending concussion. He has not played since the 2011-2012 season.
Dave Bolland C Out indefinitely - Back - 10/11/16 Bolland is sidelined due to back and ankle injuries and is on injured reserve. There is no timetable for a return to the ice.
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Matt Beleskey LW Mid Jan - Knee - 12/5/16 Beleskey sustained a right knee injury and is expected to miss six weeks of action.
John-Michael Liles D Out indefinitely - Concussion - 12/3/16 Liles has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion and will miss an undetermined amount of time as the team follows concussion protocol procedures.
Noel Acciari C Mid Dec - Lower Body - 11/23/16 Acciari has been placed on the injured reserve list and is expected to be sidelined for four weeks while he recovers from an injury to his lower body.
Frank Vatrano C Late Dec - Foot - 12/7/16 Vatrano is on injured reserve while recovering from surgery to repair damaged ligaments in his left foot. He has returned to practice and could get into game action towards the end of December, barring any setbacks.
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Taylor Fedun D Ques Fri - Shoulder - 12/6/16 Fedun has sat out his second-straight game with a shoulder injury and it is unknown if he will suit up Friday against the Capitals.
Josh Gorges D Out indefinitely - Foot - 12/5/16 Gorges suffered a displaced foot fracture after taking a puck off his foot and is expected to miss multiple weeks of game action.
Dmitry Kulikov D Mid Dec - Back - 12/6/16 Kulikov has a back injury and is expected to remain sidelined until the middle of December.
Zach Bogosian D Out indefinitely - Knee - 12/5/16 Bogosian has a MCL sprain in his knee and it is unclear when he will return to the ice.
Tyler Ennis LW Early Jan - Groin - 11/16/16 Ennis has been placed on the injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to repair a groin injury. He is expected to be sidelined for six weeks.
Nicolas Deslauriers LW Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/16/16 Deslauriers sustained a knee injury and is on injured reserve without an official timetable for a recovery.
Cody McCormick C out for season - Illness - 10/17/16 McCormick has not played since the mid-way part of the 2015-2016 season due to blood clots in his calf muscle. He is on injured reserve and is expected to miss the entire 2016-2017 season as well.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Lance Bouma C Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 11/6/16 Bouma is expected to miss a couple of weeks due to a shoulder injury and has landed on the injured reserve list.
Ladislav Smid D out for season - Neck - 9/29/16 Smid has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list due to a neck injury.
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Ryan Murphy D Prob Wed - Knee - 12/6/16 Murphy is expected to play Wednesday against the Ducks despite a knee injury.
Matt Tennyson D Ques Wed - Lower Body - 12/7/16 Tennyson has an injury to his lower body and his status for Wednesday's game against the Ducks is uncertain.
Elias Lindholm C Ques Wed - Lower Body - 12/4/16 Lindholm has sat out two consecutive games with a lower-body injury and it is unclear if he will return to the lineup Wednesday against the Ducks.
Jordan Staal C Out indefinitely - Concussion - 11/28/16 Staal sustained a concussion and has been placed on injured reserve without a definitive timetable for a return.
Eddie Lack G I-R - Concussion - 11/21/16 Lack suffered a concussion and has landed on the injured reserve list.
Bryan Bickell LW Out indefinitely - Illness - 11/13/16 Bickell is on the injured reserve list as he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and it is unknown when he will be able to rejoin the team.
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Brent Seabrook D Ques Fri - Upper Body - 12/7/16 Seabrook suffered an upper-body injury and it is unclear if it will deter him from suiting up Friday against the Rangers.
Corey Crawford G Late Dec - Appendix - 12/6/16 Crawford is on injured reserve after undergoing an appendectomy and will require two-to-three weeks to recover.
Jonathan Toews C Mid Dec - Back - 12/4/16 Toews has been placed on the injured reserve list with a back injury and is expected to miss an additional five-to-seven days.
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Fedor Tyutin D Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 12/6/16 Tyutin has missed his second-straight game with a lower-body injury and it is unknown if he will return Thursday against the Bruins.
Erik Johnson D Late Jan - Leg - 12/6/16 Johnson has been placed on injured reserve due to a broken fibula and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.
Gabriel Landeskog LW Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 12/6/16 Landeskog is on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury. He has resumed skating with the team and it is undetermined when he will be activated from the I-R.
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Dalton Prout D Out indefinitely - Back - 11/29/16 Prout is sidelined with back spasms and it is undetermined when he will return to the lineup.
David Clarkson RW Out indefinitely - Back - 11/20/16 Clarkson has been activated from the long-term injured reserve after progressing in his recovery from a back injury and there is no timetable for a return.
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Julius Honka D Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 12/7/16 Honka was removed from the last game due to an upper-body injury and it is unknown if it will hinder his availability Thursday against the Predators.
Patrick Sharp LW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 12/5/16 Sharp has been placed on injured reserve due to concussion-like symptoms and there is no timetable for a return.
Johnny Oduya D I-R - Lower Body - 11/20/16 Oduya suffered an injury to his lower body and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Jiri Hudler RW Out indefinitely - Illness - 11/16/16 Hudler has been placed on the injured reserve list with an illness and there is no timetable for a return.
Ales Hemsky RW out for season - Hip - 10/31/16 Hemsky had surgery to repair a hip injury and is expected to miss five-to-six months of action, ending his season.
Mattias Janmark C out for season - Knee - 11/21/16 Janmark will be sidelined for five-to-six months after undergoing surgery on his knee and is on injured reserve.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jimmy Howard G Ques Fri - Groin - 12/7/16 Howard has been activated from injured reserve after recovering from a groin injury and his status is yet to be determined for Friday's game against the Blue Jackets.
Justin Abdelkader LW Mid Dec - Knee - 12/3/16 Abdelkader has been placed on the injured reserved list with an MCL sprain in his knee and will require two-to-four weeks to recover.
Brendan Smith D Mid Jan - Knee - 11/28/16 Smith sustained a right knee injury and has been placed on injured reserve. He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks of game action.
Tyler Bertuzzi LW Early Jan - Leg - 11/29/16 Bertuzzi is indisposed due to a lower-left leg injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss three-to-five weeks of action.
Alexey Marchenko D I-R - Shoulder - 12/1/16 Marchenko has a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder and is on injured reserve without a timetable for return.
Darren Helm C Late Dec - Shoulder - 11/16/16 Helm has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to a dislocated shoulder and is expected to miss a minimum of six weeks.
Andreas Athanasiou C I-R - Knee - 12/3/16 Athanasiou has been placed on the long-term injured reserve with a knee injury and is without a timetable for return.
Johan Franzen RW out for season - Concussion - 10/26/16 Franzen is on the long-term injured reserve with a concussion and is expected to miss the entire 2016-2017 season.
Joe Vitale C I-R - Concussion - 10/11/16 Vitale has been placed on injured reserve due to concussion-like symptoms.
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Mark Fayne D Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 12/7/16 Fayne exited the last game due to an undefined injury and his status against the Flyers on Thursday is in question.
Darnell Nurse D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 12/3/16 Nurse has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is without a timetable for return.
Eric Gryba D I-R - Undisclosed - 11/30/16 Gryba is on injured reserve due to an undisclosed injury and is without a timetable for return.
Brandon Davidson D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 10/13/16 Davidson has been placed on the injured reserve list after suffering a lower-body injury and will miss an extended amount of time.
Iiro Pakarinen RW Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/13/16 Pakarinen is dealing with a knee injury and has been placed on the injured reserve list with no official timetable for a return.
Andrew Ference D I-R - Hip - 10/21/16 Ference is recovering from surgery to repair micro-fractures in his right hip and is on the long-term injured reserve.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jonathan Marchessault C Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 12/6/16 Marchessault has sat out two consecutive games due to a lower-body injury and it is unknown if he will return to the lineup Thursday against the Penguins.
Alex Petrovic D Mid Jan - Ankle - 11/21/16 Petrovic is on injured reserve with an ankle injury and is expected to miss eight weeks of action.
Jonathan Huberdeau LW Late Jan - Achilles - 11/17/16 Huberdeau is on the injured reserve list and will need three-to-four months to recover from surgery to repair an Achilles tendon injury.
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Andy Andreoff LW Ques Thurs - Thumb - 12/5/16 Andreoff could play Thursday against the Hurricanes as he has been activated from the injured reserve list.
Brayden McNabb D Late Dec - Collarbone - 11/29/16 McNabb is on the injured reserve list due to a collarbone injury and is expected to be sidelined until the end of December.
Jonathan Quick G Late Jan - Groin - 10/19/16 Quick is on injured reserve and is expected to be sidelined for three months while he recovers from a strained groin.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Christian Folin D Late Dec - Knee - 11/26/16 Folin has an injury to the MCL in his left knee and he is expected to miss three-to-four weeks as a result.
Zac Dalpe C Mid Dec - Lower Body - 11/2/16 Dalpe had arthroscopic right knee surgery to repair a torn MCL and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as a result.
Victor Bartley D I-R - Tricep - 10/29/16 Bartley is on injured reserve after tearing his triceps during the preseason.
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David Desharnais C Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 12/6/16 Desharnais left the last game due to a lower-body injury and it is unclear if he will play Thursday against the Devils.
Alex Galchenyuk C Out indefinitely - Leg - 12/5/16 Galchenyuk had an MRI conducted on his right leg injury and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Charles Hudon LW Out indefinitely - Sternum - 11/26/16 Hudon suffered a fractured sternum after he was hit by a puck during practice. He has been placed on the injured reserve and will miss an undetermined period of time.
Nathan Beaulieu D I-R - Throat - 11/26/16 Beaulieu has been placed on injured reserve and will be sidelined for an undetermined amount of time after getting hit by a puck in the throat.
Zach Redmond D Out indefinitely - Foot - 12/6/16 Redmond has been placed on the injured reserve with a broken foot but has returned from his conditioning stint in the minors. It is unclear when he will be activated and inserted into the lineup.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Anthony Bitetto D Mid Jan - Hand - 12/1/16 Bitetto is on the injured reserve list after suffering a broken hand and is expected to miss six weeks as a result.
Ryan Ellis D Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 12/6/16 Ellis has an injury to his upper body and is on the injured reserve list. He could be activated in time for Thursday's game against the Stars.
Colton Sissons C I-R - Upper Body - 11/26/16 Sissons has been placed on the injured reserve with an upper-body injury.
Miikka Salomaki RW Ques Thurs - Head - 12/6/16 Salomaki is on injured reserve with a head injury but has completed his rehab assignment. It is unknown if he will return to action Thursday against the Stars.
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Travis Zajac C Prob Thurs - Nose - 12/7/16 Zajac is expected to play Thursday against the Canadiens despite a nose injury.
Pavel Zacha C Ques Thurs - Face - 12/6/16 Zacha missed the previous game due to a facial laceration and it is unclear if it will restrict his availability Thursday against the Canadiens.
Marc Savard C out for season - Concussion - 6/13/16 Savard was placed on long-term injured reserve due to concussion-like symptoms. He has not played since the 2010-11 season.
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Johnny Boychuk D Ques Thurs - Illness - 12/6/16 Boychuck sat out the previous game due to an illness and it is unclear if he will suit up Thursday against Rangers.
Adam Pelech D I-R - Upper Body - 12/1/16 Pelech sustained an upper-body injury and has been placed on injured reserve.
Mikhail Grabovski C I-R - Concussion - 9/26/16 Grabovski is dealing with concussion-like symptoms and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
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Rick Nash RW Ques Thurs - Groin - 12/6/16 Nash exited the previous game due to a groin injury and it is undetermined if he will suit up against the Jets on Thursday.
Matt Puempel LW Ques Thurs - Concussion - 12/6/16 Puempel departed the last game with a concussion and it is unclear if he will partake in Thursday's game against the Jets.
Michael Grabner RW Ques Thurs - Personal - 12/6/16 Grabner is away from the team due to a death in the family and it is unknown if he will play Thursday against the Jets.
Mika Zibanejad C Mid Jan - Leg - 11/26/16 Zibanejad has been placed on injured reserve due to a broken fibula in his left leg and is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks of action.
Pavel Buchnevich RW Mid Dec - Back - 11/23/16 Buchnevich is sidelined due to back spasms and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss two-to-three weeks as a result.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Bobby Ryan RW Ques Wed - Hand - 12/7/16 Ryan has been activated from the injured reserve list after recovering from a right hand injury. It is unclear if he will be available to play Wednesday against the Sharks.
Craig Anderson G Out indefinitely - Personal - 12/6/16 Anderson is away from the team while he tends to a personal matter and it is unclear when he will be able to rejoin the team.
Marc Methot D Out Wed - Lower Body - 12/6/16 Methot has missed the last three games with a lower-body injury and will not return to the lineup against the Sharks on Wednesday.
Curtis Lazar RW I-R - Upper Body - 12/7/16 Lazar will miss an extended amount of time due to an upper-body injury.
Fredrik Claesson D I-R - Lower Body - 12/2/16 Claesson is on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury and it is undetermined when he will be able to return to game action.
Clarke MacArthur LW Mid Jan - Concussion - 12/3/16 MacArthur has been recovering from a concussion while on injured reserve and is targeting a return to game action for sometime in January.
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Radko Gudas D Ques Thurs - Flu - 12/6/16 Gudas has missed three consecutive games due to a flu bug and it is undetermined if he will return to the ice Thursday against the Oilers.
Matt Read RW Early Jan - Oblique - 12/5/16 Read is battling an oblique muscle pull and is expected to be sidelined up to four weeks.
Sean Couturier C Early Jan - Knee - 11/23/16 Couturier has been placed on injured reserve with a sprained MCL in his left knee and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks.
Michal Neuvirth G Late Dec - Groin - 11/14/16 Neuvirth has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a groin injury and is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as a result.
Boyd Gordon C Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 11/15/16 Gordon has been placed on the injured reserve list due to an injury to his upper body and remains without a definitive timetable for a return.
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Derrick Pouliot D Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 12/5/16 Pouliot is on injured reserve with a lower body injury but is nearing a return to game action. It is unknown if he will be activated in time for Thursday's game against the Panthers.
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Logan Couture C Ques Wed - Ankle - 12/6/16 Couture needed to have a screw removed from his surgically-repaired ankle and it is unclear if he will be able to partake in Wednesday's game against the Senators.
David Schlemko D Ques Wed - Leg - 12/3/16 Schlemko departed the previous game with a leg injury and his status for Wednesday's game against the Senators is unclear.
Tomas Hertl C Out indefinitely - Knee - 11/24/16 Hertl will be sidelined for an undetermined amount of time after undergoing a procedure on his right knee.
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Robert Bortuzzo D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 12/6/16 Bortuzzo has been placed on the injured reserve list with a lower-body issue and is without a timetable for return.
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Jonathan Drouin LW Ques Thurs - Undisclosed - 12/4/16 Drouin is dealing with an unspecified injury and it is unknown if he will suit up against the Canucks on Thursday.
Jason Garrison D Ques Thurs - Knee - 12/4/16 Garrison has missed two straight games with a knee injury and it is unclear if he will play Thursday against the Canucks.
Ryan Callahan RW Ques Thurs - Lower Body - 12/4/16 Callahan suffered a lower-body injury and has been placed on injured reserve. He could return to action Thursday against the Canucks.
Steven Stamkos C Mid May - Knee - 11/20/16 Stamkos had surgery to repair the lateral meniscus tear in his right knee and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss four-to-six months of action.
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Matt Martin LW Ques Wed - Illness - 12/6/16 Martin is dealing with an illness and his status for Wednesday's game against the Wild is unclear.
Nazem Kadri C Ques Wed - Illness - 12/6/16 Kadri is dealing with an illness and it is unclear if he will be able to participate in Wednesday's game against the Wild.
Peter Holland C Out indefinitely - Personal - 11/29/16 Holland is away from the team tending to a personal matter and there is no timetable for a return.
Stephane Robidas D out for season - Knee - 10/20/16 Robidas continues to deal with a knee injury that sidelined him for the entire 2015-2016 campaign and is on injured reserve. He is expected to miss the entire season.
Joffrey Lupul LW I-R - Conditioning - 10/13/16 Lupul has been deemed as unfit to play and the team has placed him on the injured reserve list to start the season.
Nathan Horton RW out for season - Spine - 10/13/16 Horton is dealing with a degenerative spine issue and it is unlikely that he will play hockey again as he is on the long-term injured reserve list.
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Philip Larsen D Doub Thurs - Head - 12/7/16 Larsen was forced from the previous game due to a head injury and is not expected to play Thursday against the Lightning.
Anton Rodin RW Out indefinitely - Knee - 10/19/16 Rodin is working on his conditioning as he recovers from knee surgery and is without a timetable for return.
Alexander Edler D Mid Jan - Finger - 11/28/16 Edler will require surgery to repair a fractured index finger on his left hand and has been placed on the injured reserve list. He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as a result.
Derek Dorsett RW I-R - Neck - 12/5/16 Dorsett will require cervical fusion surgery to repair a neck injury and is on the injured reserve list without a definitive timetable for a return.
Jannik Hansen RW Mid Dec - Ribs - 12/5/16 Hansen is on injured reserve with a fractured rib and was orginally expected to miss four-to-six weeks. He is ahead of schedule in his rehab and nearing a return as he has resumed practicing.
Christopher Tanev D Out indefinitely - Ankle - 12/3/16 Tanev is on injured reserve with an ankle injury and is without an official timetable for a return.
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T.J. Oshie RW Prob Wed - Upper Body - 12/7/16 Oshie has been sidelined with an upper-body injury but is expected to return for Wednesday's game against the Bruins.
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Alexander Burmistrov C Ques Thurs - Upper Body - 12/6/16 Burmistrov departed the last game with an injury to his upper body and it is unknown if he will partake in Thursday's game against the Rangers.
Mark Scheifele C Ques Thurs - Flu - 12/6/16 Scheifele has been held out of three consecutive games with the flu and it is undetermined if he will return to the ice Thursday against the Rangers.
Joel Armia RW Late Dec - Knee - 12/6/16 Armia is on injured reserve after suffering an MCL injury but could return towards the end of December.
Nic Petan LW Late Dec - Lower Body - 12/6/16 Petan has been placed on injured reserve as he is suffering from a lower-body injury and is expected to be sidelined until the end of December.
Tyler Myers D I-R - Lower Body - 11/23/16 Myers has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is without a timetable for return.
Shawn Matthias C Late Dec - Lower Body - 12/6/16 Matthias has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury and is expected to be sidelined until the end of December.