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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Sonny Milano LW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/23/21 Milano has been placed on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury, and the severity of the ailment is unknown.
Josh Manson D Mid March - Oblique - 1/22/21 Manson has been shifted to the injured reserve list with an oblique injury, and he is not expected to return to the ice until the middle of March.
Brendan Guhle D Late Feb - Knee - 1/9/21 Guhle has a sprained MCL in his knee and is expected to be out of commission for at least six weeks of action.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Ilya Lyubushkin D Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/23/21 Lyubushkin has resolved his immigration issue, but remains without a timetable for return.
Antti Raanta G Prob Tues - Undisclosed - 1/23/21 Raanta has been posted to the injured reserve list with an unannounced injury, but he is expected to return against the Ducks on Tuesday.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/19/21 Ekman-Larsson has landed on the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury, and there is no timetable for return.
Marian Hossa RW out for season - Illness - 10/15/20 Hossa has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list with a career-ending skin disorder.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
John Moore D Ques Sat - Lower Body - 1/23/21 Moore is nursing a lower-body injury, and it is undetermined if he will take part in Saturday's battle with the Flyers.
Matt Grzelcyk D Out Sat - Leg - 1/23/21 Grzelcyk is dealing with a leg injury, and he will not face the Flyers on Saturday.
Ondrej Kase RW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/19/21 Kase has been sent to the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury, and there is not timetable for recovery.
Karson Kuhlman C Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/14/21 Kuhlman is on the injured reserve list while going through the COVID-19 protocol, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
David Pastrnak RW Early Feb - Hip - 1/6/21 Pastrnak has been assigned to the injured reserve list until at least the beginning of February after having arthroscopic surgery on his right hip and labral repair.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Carter Hutton G Ques Sun - Upper Body - 1/22/21 Hutton sat out the last game with an upper-body injury, and it is unclear if he will take part in Sunday's contest versus the Capitals.
Kyle Okposo RW Prob Sun - Lower Body - 1/23/21 Okposo has been assigned to the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury, but it is projected that he will return to the lineup Sunday against the Capitals.
Zemgus Girgensons LW out for season - Hamstring - 1/6/21 Girgensons has been posted to the injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to repair a hamstring injury, and he is expected to miss the entire 2020-21 season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Dillon Dube C Ques Sun - Lower Body - 1/20/21 Dube is bothered by a lower-body injury, and it is unknown if he will be available for Sunday's contest against the Maple Leafs.
Tyler Parsons G Out indefinitely - Ankle - 1/13/21 Parsons has landed on the injured reserve list with an ankle injury, and he is without a definitive timetable for recovery.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Teuvo Teravainen LW Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/19/21 Teravainen has been designated for the COVID-19 protocol list, and it is uncertain when he will return to action.
Warren Foegele LW Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/19/21 Foegele has been placed on the NHL's COVID protocol list, and there is no timetable for return.
Jordan Martinook LW Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/19/21 Martinook will miss an undetermined length of time while on the COVID-19 protocol list.
Jaccob Slavin D Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/19/21 Slavin will be on the COVID-19 protocol list for an extended period.
Jordan Staal C Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/16/21 Staal is on the COVID-19 protocol list, and it is unknown how long he will be out of action.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Zack Smith LW Out indefinitely - Back - 1/12/21 Smith has been assigned to the injured reserve list with a back injury, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Carl Soderberg C Ques Sun - Personal - 1/22/21 Soderberg has been shifted to the injured reserve list and is going through the COVID-19 protocol. It is unknown if he will make his season debut versus the Red Wings on Sunday.
Alex Nylander LW Early June - Knee - 1/12/21 Nylander has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list while recovering from surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his left knee, and he is expected to be sidelined for four to six months.
Brent Seabrook D Out indefinitely - Back - 1/14/21 Seabrook has been posted to the injured reserve list due to a lower-back injury, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Jonathan Toews C Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/14/21 Toews has been shuttled to the long-term injured reserve list due to an illness, and he is without a definitive timetable for recovery.
Kirby Dach C Late May - Wrist - 1/14/21 Dach has wound up on the long-term injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured right wrist, and he is expected to miss four to five months.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Andre Burakovsky LW Ques Sun - Upper Body - 1/22/21 Burakovsky has been held out of the previous three games with an upper-body injury, and it is unknown if he will play Sunday versus the Ducks.
Pavel Francouz G Ques Sun - Lower Body - 1/22/21 Francouz has sat out the last three games due to a lower-body injury, and it remains to be seen if he will be available against the Ducks on Sunday.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Mikko Koivu C Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/21/21 Koivu is out of commission while going through the league mandated protocol, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Patrik Laine RW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/23/21 Laine has been shifted to the injured reserve list due to an upper body injury, and it is unknown how long he will be debilitated.
Brandon Dubinsky C Out indefinitely - Wrist - 1/4/21 Dubinsky has wound up on the injured reserve list due to a wrist injury and he will miss an extended period.
Gustav Nyquist RW Early May - Shoulder - 1/4/21 Nyquist has been assigned to the injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder. He is expected to be sidelined five to six months.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jamie Benn LW Ques Sun - Lower Body - 1/23/21 Benn was lifted from the previous game with a lower-body injury, and his status against the Predators on Sunday remains to be seen.
Blake Comeau LW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/21/21 Comeau has been posted to the injured reserve list with an undefined injury, and it is unclear how long he will be debilitated.
Taylor Fedun D Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/14/21 Fedun is going through the virus protocol and has wound up on the injured reserve list. A timetable for return has yet to be established.
Justin Dowling C Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/14/21 Dowling has been designated for the injured reserve list due to the league's virus protocol, and it is unclear how long he will be idle.
Stephen Johns D out for season - Concussion - 1/4/21 Johns will miss the entire 2020-21 season due to post-traumatic headaches and post-concussion syndrome, and he has wound up on the injured reserve list.
Ben Bishop G Early April - Knee - 1/4/21 Bishop has been shifted to the injured reserve list is expected to miss five months after having right knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus.
Tyler Seguin C Mid March - Hip - 1/4/21 Seguin has been moved to the injured reserve list after after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip. He is not expected to make his season debut until sometime in March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Christian Djoos D Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/16/21 Djoos is out of action going through the COVID-19 protocol, and it is unknown when he will be cleared to return.
Filip Zadina RW Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/22/21 Zadina is going through the COVID-19 protocol, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Sam Gagner RW Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/23/21 Gagner is on the injured reserve list while going through the COVID-19 protocol, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Jon Merrill D Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/23/21 Merrill has been designated for the COVID-19 protocol list, and it is uncertain when he will return to action.
Adam Erne LW Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/23/21 Erne will miss an undetermined length of time while on the COVID-19 protocol list.
Robby Fabbri C Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/19/21 Fabbri is on the injured reserve list while going through the COVID-19 protocol, and there is no timetable for return.
Jared McIsaac D Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 1/13/21 McIsaac has been posted to the injured reserve list with a shoulder injury, and he is without a definitive timetable for recovery.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Gaetan Haas C Early Feb - Illness - 1/21/21 Haas is sidelined due to contact tracing, and he is not expected to return until the early part of February.
Troy Grosenick G Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/17/21 Grosenick will be on the injured reserve list for an undetermined length of time while he follow the league's COVID-19 protocols.
Mike Smith G Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/16/21 Smith is dealing with an unspecified injury, and has been placed on long-term injured reserve by the team.
Oscar Klefbom D out for season - Shoulder - 1/4/21 Klefbom has been shuttled to the injured reserve list with chronic arthritis in his shoulder, and he will miss the entire 2020-21 season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Markus Nutivaara D Ques Tues - Illness - 1/20/21 Nutivaara has been held out of the previous two games as he is going through the COVID-19 protocol, and it is unclear if he will face the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
Juho Lammikko C Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/15/21 Lammikko has wound up on the injured reserve list with an unspecified ailment, and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Matt Luff RW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/22/21 Luff has been designated for the injured reserve list with an unspecified injury, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Alex Turcotte C Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/13/21 Turcotte has wound up on the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury, and the severity of the injury is unclear.
Martin Frk RW Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/13/21 Frk is on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Cam Talbot G Ques Sun - Lower Body - 1/23/21 Talbot was forced from the last contest with a lower-body injury, and it is unclear if he will be available for Sunday's battle with the Sharks.
Nico Sturm C Ques Sun - Illness - 1/23/21 Strum was held out of the previous game due to an illness, and it has yet to be established if he will lace up against the Sharks on Sunday.
Marco Rossi C Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/13/21 Rossi has been posted to the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Alex Stalock G Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/14/21 Stalock is on the injured reserve list with an upper body injury and is also going through the COVID-19 protocol. He will miss an extended period.
Mats Zuccarello RW Out indefinitely - Arm - 1/4/21 Zuccarello has been designated for the injured reserve list while recovering from right arm surgery, and there is no timetable for his return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Paul Byron LW Ques Sat - Undisclosed - 1/22/21 Byron departed the previous game due to an unspecified injury, and it remains to be seen if he will be available for Saturday's tilt with the Canucks.
Joel Armia RW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 1/23/21 Armia is out of commission with a concussion, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Luca Sbisa D Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/14/21 Sbisa is going through the COVID-19 protocol, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Calle Jarnkrok C Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/23/21 Jarnkrok has been designated for the injured reserve list with an undefined ailment, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Will Butcher D Ques Sun - Thumb - 1/21/21 Butcher has been held out of the past four games due to a thumb injury, and it has yet to be determined if he will play against the Islanders on Sunday.
Nico Hischier C Ques Sun - Leg - 1/21/21 Hischier has missed the last four games with a leg injury, and it is unknown if he will be available for Sunday's clash with the Islanders.
Aaron Dell G Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/23/21 Dell has been designated for the COVID-19 protocol list, and it is uncertain when he will return to action.
Mackenzie Blackwood G Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/21/21 Blackwood is on the COVID-19 protocol list, and it is unknown how long he will be out of action.
Eric Comrie G Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/14/21 Comrie is on the injured reserve list due to a visa issue, and there is no timetable for return.
Jesper Bratt LW Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/20/21 Bratt has landed on the injured reserve list due to an unannounced injury and is also on the COVID-19 protocol list. It is unclear how long he will be debilitated.
Sami Vatanen D Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/13/21 Vatanen is tending to a visa issue and has been place on the injured reserve list. He will miss an undetermined length of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Michael Dal Colle LW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/13/21 Dal Colle has been designated for the injured reserve list with an unspecified injury, and there is no timetable for recovery.
Sebastian Aho D Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/13/21 Aho has been assigned to the injured reserve list due to an injury to an unlisted injury, and it is unknown how long he will be debilitated.
Johnny Boychuk D out for season - Eye - 1/14/21 Boychuk has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list with optic nerve damage to his eye, and he will miss the 2020-2021 season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Kevin Rooney C Ques Sun - Undisclosed - 1/22/21 Rooney has been held out of the past three games due to an undefined injury, and it is unknown if he will play against the Penguins on Sunday.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tim Stutzle LW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/23/21 Stutzle has been assigned to the injured reserve list due to an unspecified injury, and there is no timetable for recovery.
Vitaly Abramov LW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/13/21 Abramov is on the injured reserve due to an undefined injury, and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Mark Friedman D Prob Sat - Undisclosed - 1/22/21 Friedman exited the previous contest with an undefined injury, but he is expected to be available for Saturday's matchup versus the Bruins.
Philippe Myers D Out indefinitely - Ribs - 1/21/21 Myers is sidelined with a fractured rib, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Sean Couturier C Early Feb - Ribs - 1/21/21 Couturier suffered a Costochondral separation, tearing his rib off its connective cartilage. He will be out for at least two weeks.
Morgan Frost C Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 1/21/21 Frost has been assigned to the injured reserve list due to a dislocated left shoulder, and he will miss an extended period.
Wade Allison RW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/13/21 Allison is on the injured reserve list with an undetermined injury, and there is no timetable for return.
Isaac Ratcliffe LW Out indefinitely - Ribs - 1/6/21 Ratcliffe has wound up on the injured reserve list with a fractured rib, and he will miss an extended period.
Kirill Ustimenko G Out Indefinitely - Hip - 1/13/21 Ustimenko has been posted to the injured reserve list after undergoing hip surgery, and he is expected to miss four to five months.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Juuso Riikola D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/21/21 Riikola is sidelined due to an upper-body injury, and a timetable for recovery has yet to be established.
Marcus Pettersson D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/21/21 Pettersson is out of the lineup with an upper-body injury, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Mike Matheson D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/19/21 Matheson is on the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury, and there is no timetable for recovery.
Zach Trotman D Early March - Knee - 1/15/21 Trotman has been assigned to the injured reserve list after surgery to repair a torn meniscus, and he is expected to miss four to six weeks.
Sam Miletic LW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/13/21 Miletic has been designated for the injured reserve list due to an unlisted injury, and there is no timetable for return.
Zach Aston-Reese LW Mid Feb - Shoulder - 1/4/21 Aston-Reese is on the injured reserve list while recuperating from left shoulder surgery, and he is expected to be out of action until at least the middle of February.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Maxim Letunov C Ques Sun - Undisclosed - 1/22/21 Letunov has missed the previous three games after being on the league's COVID-19 list, and it is up in the air if he will suit up Sunday versus the Wild.
Rudolfs Balcers LW Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/14/21 Balcers is on the injured reserve list due to a visa issue, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Marco Scandella D Prob Sat - Undisclosed - 1/23/21 Scandella sat out the previous contest due to an undefined injury, but it is likely that he will lace up Saturday versus the Sharks.
Robert Bortuzzo D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 1/19/21 Bortuzzo will be on the injured reserve list for an undetermined length of time due to an upper-body injury.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW Early March - Shoulder - 1/13/21 Tarasenko is expected to be out of commission until at least the beginning of March after having left shoulder surgery, and he has landed on the long-term injured reserve list.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Blake Coleman C Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/20/21 Coleman is on the injured reserve list while going through the COVID-19 protocol, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Curtis McElhinney G Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/16/21 McElhinney is going through the league's COVID-19 protocols, and will be out for an unknown length of time.
Anders Nilsson G Out indefinitely - Concussion - 1/4/21 Nilsson has been placed on the injured reserve list with a concussion, and he is without a definitive timetable for recovery.
Marian Gaborik RW Out indefinitely - Back - 1/4/21 Gaborik has been posted to the injured reserve list due to a back injury, and there is no timetable for return.
Nikita Kucherov RW out for season - Hip - 1/4/21 Kucherov will miss the entire regular season due to hip surgery and has been shifted to the injured reserve list. It is undetermined if he will return during the playoffs, should his team make the postseason.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Auston Matthews C Ques Sun - Upper Body - 1/22/21 Matthews sat out the previous game with an upper-body injury, and it is undetermined if he will be available for Sunday's contest against the Flames.
Nicholas Robertson LW Mid Feb - Knee - 1/21/21 Robertson has been posted to the long term injured reserve list with a knee injury, and he will be out of the lineup until at least the middle of February.
Joe Thornton C Late Feb - Upper Body - 1/22/21 Thornton has been assigned to the long term injured reserve list with a rib fracture and will be sidelined for at least the next four weeks.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jalen Chatfield D Ques Sat - Upper Body - 1/22/21 Chatfield was lifted from the previous game with an upper-body injury, and it is undetermined if he will face the Canadiens on Saturday.
Alexander Edler D Ques Sat - Upper Body - 1/21/21 Edler was held out of the previous game with an upper-body injury, and it is unknown if he will take part in Saturday's battle with the Canadiens.
J.T. Miller C Early Feb - Undisclosed - 1/21/21 Miller is going through the league mandated protocol after testing positive for the virus, and he will not be available until the beginning of February.
Travis Hamonic D Early Feb - Upper Body - 1/21/21 Hamonic has been designated for the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury, and he is not expected to return until the beginning of February.
Jordie Benn D Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/14/21 Benn has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been designated for the injured reserve list, and it is uncertain how long he will be idle.
Jayce Hawryluk RW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/14/21 Hawryluk has an injury to an unknown area and has wound up on the long-term injured reserve list. Team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Micheal Ferland LW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 1/14/21 Ferland has been posted to the long-term injured reserve list due to a concussion, and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jiri Patera G Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/13/21 Patera has been posted to the injured reserve list with an unlisted injury, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tom Wilson RW Ques Sun - Lower Body - 1/23/21 Wilson exited the last game with a lower-body injury, and it remains to be seen if he will suit up against the Sabres on Sunday.
Alex Ovechkin LW Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/20/21 Ovechkin has been placed on the NHL's COVID protocol list, and there is no timetable for return.
Evgeny Kuznetsov C Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/20/21 Kuznetov has been designated for the COVID-19 protocol list, and it is uncertain when he will return to action.
Dmitry Orlov D Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/20/21 Orlov will miss an undetermined length of time while on the COVID-19 protocol list.
Ilya Samsonov G Out indefinitely - Illness - 1/20/21 Orlov is on the COVID-19 protocol list, and it is unknown how long he will be out of action.
Beck Malenstyn LW Early July - Achilles - 1/13/21 Malenstyn is expected to be sidelined for six to eight months and has been added to the injured reserve list after surgery to repair an Achilles tear.
Henrik Lundqvist G Out for season - Heart - 1/13/21 Lundqvist has been designated for the injured reserve and will not be available for the entire season after recovering from open heart surgery.
Michal Kempny D Early May - Achilles - 1/4/21 Kempny has been placed on the injured reserve list after undergoing offseason surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon, and he is expected to miss six to eight months.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Nate Thompson C Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 1/22/21 Thompson has been designated for the injured reserve list a lower-body injury, and he will miss an undetermined length of time.
Tucker Poolman D Out indefinitely - Pectoral - 1/16/21 Poolman has hit the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list, and will be out of commission for an indefinite period.
Dylan Demelo D Out indefinitely - Personal - 1/19/21 DeMelo has been assigned to the injured reserve list so that he can be with his wife and child amid COVID-19 restrictions.
Dominic Toninato C Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/13/21 Toninato is on the long-term injured reserve list due to an unlisted injury, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Marko Dano LW Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 1/15/21 Dano has been designated for the injured reserve list with an unspecified ailment, and team officials have yet to provide an exact return date.
Bryan Little C out for season - Ear - 1/4/21 Little has been posted to the injured reserve list while recovering from a perforated eardrum and vertigo symptoms, and he will miss the entire 2020-21 season.