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Player   Status/Updated Notes
Cam Fowler D Ques Fri - Lower Body - 2/19/20 Fowler missed the previous game due to a lower-body injury, and it is undetermined if he will play Friday against the Avalanche.
Ondrej Kase RW Out indefinitely - Head - 2/19/20 Kase is idle due to a head injury. It is unknown when he will return to the ice.
Erik Gudbranson D Early March - Upper Body - 2/19/20 Gudbranson has been added to the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury, and is expected to remain on the shelf until at least the beginning of March.
Ryan Kesler C out for season - Hip - 1/30/20 Kesler has been placed on injured reserve due to offseason hip surgery.
Patrick Eaves RW out for season - Illness - 2/4/20 Eaves is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season while on the injured reserve list with an illness.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jakob Chychrun D Ques Sat - Lower Body - 2/20/20 Chychrun was held out of the last game with a lower-body injury, and it is unknown if it will impede his status for Saturday's showdown with the Lightning.
Vinnie Hinostroza RW Ques Sat - Illness - 2/20/20 Hinostroza missed the previous game due to an illness, and it is up in the air if the symptoms will subside in time for Saturday's matchup with the Lightning.
Jason Demers D Out indefinitely - Oblique - 2/7/20 Demers has been added to the injured reserve list due to an oblique injury, and he is considered week-to-week moving forward.
Darcy Kuemper G Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 2/10/20 Kuemper is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. He suffered a setback, and it is unknown how long he will be on the shelf.
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
Connor Clifton D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 2/16/20 Clifton has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. He is currently on a conditioning stint in the minors, and it is unclear when he will be recalled.
Kevan Miller D Out indefinitely - Knee - 12/16/19 Miller is recovering from a fractured kneecap and has wound up on injured reserve. He suffered a setback, and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Michael Frolik RW Ques Sat - Illness - 2/18/20 Frolik has sat out the previous two games due to an illness, and it is unknown if he will take part in Saturday's matchup versus the Penguins.
Linus Ullmark G Early March - Leg - 2/19/20 Ullmark has landed on the injured reserve list with a right leg injury. He is expected to be on the shelf until at least the early part of March.
Tage Thompson RW out for season - Shoulder - 1/14/20 Thompson has been designated for the injured reserve list while recovering from right shoulder surgery. He will miss the remainder of the season.
Vladimir Sobotka C out for season - Knee - 1/27/20 Sobotka is on injured reserve due to right knee surgery. He is not expected to return this season.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Derek Ryan C Out indefinitely - Illness - 2/17/20 Ryan will spend an undetermined length of time on the injured reserve list due to an illness.
Travis Hamonic D Out indefinitely - Shoulder - 2/10/20 Hamonic is on the injured reserve list with a shoulder injury. There is no indication about how long he will be shelved.
Mark Giordano D Out Fri - Hamstring - 2/20/20 Giordano has been placed on the injured reserve list with a hamstring injury, and he will not return to action Friday versus the Bruins.
Juuso Valimaki D Early March - Knee - 2/19/20 Valimaki is recovering from a torn ACL in his right knee and is expected to be out until at least the start of March while on the long-term injured reserve list.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Haydn Fleury D Ques Fri - Leg - 2/20/20 Fleury exited the previous game due to a left leg injury, and it is unknown if he will bounce back in time for Friday's tilt against the Rangers.
Jordan Martinook LW Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 2/18/20 Martinook is sidelined with an upper-body injury. There is no indication as to when he will return to the lineup.
Dougie Hamilton D Out indefinitely - Leg - 1/21/20 Hamilton has been placed on the injured reserve list after having surgery to repair a broken left fibula, and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Zack Smith LW Early March - Hand - 2/19/20 Smith is sidelined with a left hand laceration. He is not expected to return until at least the beginning of March.
Brent Seabrook D out for season - Shoulder - 2/6/20 Seabrook has been sent to the long-term injured reserve after having surgeries on his right shoulder and right hip. He is expected to be held out of action for the remainder of the season.
Calvin de Haan D out for season - Shoulder - 12/29/19 de Haan has been placed on the long-term injured reserve due to season-ending right shoulder surgery.
Andrew Shaw RW Out indefinitely - Concussion - 12/9/19 Shaw is on the long-term injured reserve due to a concussion. It is undetermined when he will clear protocol and return to the lineup.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Philipp Grubauer G Out indefinitely - Groin - 2/17/20 Grubauer will miss an extended period due to a groin injury.
Matt Calvert LW Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 2/17/20 Calvert has been sent to the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury. A timetable for return has yet to be established.
Mikko Rantanen RW Mid April - Collarbone - 2/18/20 Rantanen has been designated for the injured reserve list and will miss six to eight weeks while recovering from a broken collarbone.
Nazem Kadri C Late March - Ankle - 2/12/20 Kadri is projected to miss four to six weeks while on the injured reserve list due to an ankle injury.
Colin Wilson C Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 11/7/19 Wilson has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury, and he will miss an extended period.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Oliver Bjorkstrand RW Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 2/21/20 Bjorkstrand will miss an undetermined length of time due to a lower-body injury.
Cam Atkinson RW Early March - Ankle - 2/16/20 Atkinson has been added to the injured reserve list due to a sprained ankle. He is not expected to return for two to three weeks.
Seth Jones D Late April - Ankle - 2/11/20 Jones has been placed on the injured reserve list due to ankle surgery. He is projected to miss eight to 10 weeks of action.
Alexander Wennberg C Early March - Upper Body - 2/6/20 Wennberg is projected to miss three to four weeks while on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury.
Dean Kukan D Out indefinitely - Knee - 1/3/20 Kukan has landed on injured reserve with a medial meniscus tear and articular cartilage injury in his left knee, and there is currently no timetable for his return.
Alexandre Texier C Out indefinitely - Back - 1/1/20 Texier will spend an extended period on the injured reserve list due to a lumber stress fracture.
Joonas Korpisalo G Early March - Knee - 2/19/20 Korpisalo has been designated for the injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He is on a conditioning stint in the minors but is likely to return by the beginning of March.
Josh Anderson RW Early March - Shoulder - 2/19/20 Anderson has been sent to the injured reserve list with a shoulder injury and is expected to be idle until at least the early part of March.
Ryan Murray D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 12/31/19 Murray has been shifted to the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury, and a timetable for his return has yet to be established.
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
Justin Dowling C Early March - Lower Body - 2/19/20 Dowling has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury, and he is not expected to return to the lineup until at least the early part of March.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Filip Hronek D Out indefinitely - Head - 2/20/20 Hronek has been designated for the injured reserve list with a head injury, and it is unknown when he will return to the fold.
Filip Zadina RW Mid March - Lower Body - 2/19/20 Zadina is expected to out of the lineup for an additional two to three weeks while on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury.
Danny DeKeyser D out for season - Back - 12/17/19 DeKeyser has landed on injured reserve due to back surgery. He has suffered a setback in his recovery and is likely to miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season.
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.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Zack Kassian RW Elig Feb 29 - Suspension - 2/14/20 Kassian is serving a seven-game suspension for intentionally kicking an opponent. He will be permitted to return Feb. 29 against the Jets.
Oscar Klefbom D Early March - Shoulder - 2/19/20 Klefbom has been added to the injured reserve list with a shoulder injury and is expected to miss two to three weeks.
Kyle Brodziak C out for season - Back - 2/18/20 Brodziak is on the long-term injured reserve list due to a season-ending back injury.
Connor McDavid C Ques Fri - Quadricep - 2/20/20 McDavid has been placed on the injured reserve list with a left quadriceps contusion. It is undetermined if he will return to action Friday against the Wild.
James Neal LW Early March - Foot - 2/18/20 Neal has been designated for the injured reserve list as he has suffered a setback with his sprained ankle. He is not expected to return until at least the beginning of March.
Joakim Nygard LW Early April - Hand - 2/6/20 Nygard is expected to miss six to eight weeks while on the injured reserve list due to surgery to repair a broken left hand.
Kris Russell D Out indefinitely - Concussion - 1/30/20 Russell has landed on the injured reserve list with a concussion, and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Mike Matheson D Ques Sat - Illness - 2/20/20 Matheson missed his second straight game with an illness, and it is undetermined if he will play Saturday against the Golden Knights.
Brian Boyle C Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 2/20/20 Boyle has been placed on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury, and a timetable for return has yet to be established.
Chris Driedger G Early March - Groin - 2/19/20 Driedger is on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury, and he is expected to be out of action until the beginning of March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jeff Carter C Ques Sat - Lower Body - 2/20/20 Carter was absent from the lineup during the previous game due to a lower-body injury. His status is in question for Saturday's clash against the Avalanche.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Xavier Ouellet D Ques Sat - Concussion - 2/21/20 Ouellet left the previous game with a concussion, and it is unclear if he will line up against the Senators on Saturday.
Victor Mete D Out Sat - Foot - 2/20/20 Mete sat out the last game due to a left foot injury, and he will not play Saturday versus the Senators.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Ryan Ellis D Ques Fri - Concussion - 2/20/20 Ellis has been placed on the injured reserve list with a concussion. It is unknown if he will clear protocol prior to Friday's contest versus the Blackhawks.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Will Butcher D Ques Sat - Upper Body - 2/20/20 Butcher sat out the previous game due to an upper-body injury, and it remains to be seen if he will play against the Capitals on Saturday.
Nicholas Merkley RW Ques Sat - Face - 2/20/20 Merkley was absent from the lineup during the last game due to a facial injury. It is unclear if he will be in Saturday's lineup versus the Capitals.
Sami Vatanen D Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 2/13/20 Vatanen has been placed on the injured reserve list with a right leg contusion, and there is no timetable for return.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Derick Brassard C Ques Fri - Upper Body - 2/20/20 Brassard left the previous game with an upper-body injury, and it is unknown if he will draw back into the lineup Friday versus the Red Wings.
Casey Cizikas C Mid March - Leg - 2/12/20 Cizikas has landed on the injured reserve list due to a leg laceration, and he is expected to be sidelined for at least three to four weeks.
Adam Pelech D Early May - Achilles - 1/4/20 Pelech is on the injured reserve list with an Achilles injury and is expected to miss at least four months.
Cal Clutterbuck RW Early March - Wrist - 2/19/20 Clutterbuck is recovering from wrist surgery while on the injured reserve list and is expected to be sidelined until at least the beginning of March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Micheal Haley C Out indefinitely - Abdominal - 2/9/20 Haley will be on the injured reserve list for an extended period after having surgery to repair a bilateral core muscle injury.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Bobby Ryan RW Early March - Personal - 2/19/20 Ryan is in the player assistance program and is not expected to return until at least the beginning of March.
Mark Borowiecki D Early March - Ankle - 2/20/20 Borowiecki has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a high-ankle sprain. He is expected to be idle until at least the early part of March.
Anders Nilsson G Out indefinitely - Concussion - 2/4/20 Nilsson has been shifted to injured reserve due to a concussion, and a timetable for return has yet to be established.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Justin Braun D Ques Sat - Flu - 2/20/20 Braun missed the last game with flu-like symptoms, and it is uncertain if he can fight it off in time for Saturday's contest against the Jets.
Shayne Gostisbehere D Early March - Knee - 2/19/20 Gostisbehere has been out of commission due to scar tissue in his left knee. He is lining up to rejoin the team toward the start of March.
Nolan Patrick C Out indefinitely - Migraine - 1/15/20 Patrick is on the long-term injured reserve list with a migraine disorder, and there is no timetable for return.
Oskar Lindblom LW out for season - Illness - 12/15/19 Lindblom has been diagnosed with bone cancer and will be held out of action for the remainder of the season while on the injured reserve list.
Samuel Morin D out for season - Knee - 11/10/19 Morin will spend the remainder of the season on the injured reserve list due to a torn ACL in his right knee.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Dominik Kahun LW Ques Sat - Leg - 2/20/20 Kahun departed the previous game due to a left leg injury, and it is unclear if he will be in Saturday's lineup versus the Sabres.
Zach Aston-Reese LW Out indefinitely - Lower Body - 2/18/20 Aston-Reese is out of action due to a lower-body injury, and it is undetermined when he will return to the lineup.
John Marino D Late March - Face - 2/19/20 Marino has been added to the injured reserve list and is projected to miss three to six weeks after having surgery to repair facial bone fractures.
Jake Guentzel LW Early June - Shoulder - 1/5/20 Guentzel has been placed on the injured reserve list after shoulder surgery and is expected to be sidelined four to six months.
Brian Dumoulin D Early March - Ankle - 2/19/20 Dumoulin has been designated for the injured reserve list and is expected to be out of action until at least the early part of March after having surgery to repair lacerated tendons in his left ankle.
Nick Bjugstad C Early March - Abdominal - 2/19/20 Bjugstad has landed on injured reserve after having core muscle surgery, and he is expected to be out of the lineup until the beginning of March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Melker Karlsson C Ques Sat - Lower Body - 2/20/20 Karlsson has a lower-body injury, and it is up in the air if he will line up against the Rangers on Saturday.
Evander Kane LW Elig Sat - Suspension - 2/17/20 Kane is serving a three-game suspension for elbowing an opponent. He will be permitted to return Saturday against the Rangers.
Erik Karlsson D out for season - Thumb - 2/16/20 Karlsson has landed on the injured reserve list due to a fractured thumb. He will miss the remainder of the season.
Tomas Hertl C out for season - Knee - 2/6/20 Hertl will spend the remainder of the season on the injured reserve list after having surgery to repair a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee.
Logan Couture C Early March - Ankle - 2/19/20 Couture is on the injured reserve list due to a fractured left ankle. He is lining up to return by the beginning of March.
Dalton Prout D Out indefinitely - Upper Body - 12/3/19 Prout has been placed on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury and will miss an extended period.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Jay Bouwmeester D out for season - Heart - 2/18/20 Bouwmeester is likely to spend the remainder of the season on the long-term injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to have a defibrillator implanted.
Vladimir Tarasenko RW Mid March - Upper Body - 2/18/20 Tarasenko has been added to the injured reserve list after undergoing surgery on his left shoulder. He is ahead of schedule in his recovery and is lining up to return during the middle of March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Brayden Point C Ques Sat - Flu - 2/20/20 Point was held out of the previous game due to flu-like symptoms, and his status for Saturday's matchup versus the Coyotes is in question.
Ryan McDonagh D Early March - Lower Body - 2/19/20 McDonagh has been placed on the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury, and he is likely to be out until at least the beginning of March.
Jan Rutta D Early March - Lower Body - 2/19/20 Rutta has been placed on the injured reserve list and will be idle until at least the start of March due to a lower-body injury.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Andreas Johnsson LW out for season - Knee - 2/19/20 Johnsson has been designated for the injured reserve list after having knee surgery, and he will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season.
Cody Ceci D Early March - Ankle - 2/7/20 Ceci has landed on the injured reserve list with a high-ankle sprain and is expected miss at least one month.
Morgan Rielly D Mid March - Foot - 2/14/20 Rielly has wound up on the injured reserve list with a fractured foot, and he is not expected back until the middle of March.
Ilya Mikheyev RW Late March - Wrist - 1/6/20 Mikheyev is on injured reserve after having surgery to repair an artery and tendons in his right wrist. He is expected to be sidelined for at least three months.
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 - 11/20/19 Horton is on the long-term injured reserve due to a degenerative back condition. He will not suit up during the 2019-20 season.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Brock Boeser RW Early April - Ribs - 2/18/20 Boeser has been added to the injured reserve list with a rib cartilage fracture, and he is expected to be out of commission for at least two months.
Micheal Ferland LW out for season - Concussion - 2/17/20 Ferland is on the long-term injured reserve list due to recurring concussion-like symptoms, and he is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Oscar Fantenberg D Out indefinitely - Concussion - 2/9/20 Fantenberg has wound up on the injured reserve list after being placed in the concussion protocol. A timetable for return has yet to be established.
Josh Leivo LW Early April - Knee - 2/18/20 Leivo has been transferred to the long-term injured reserve list due to a fractured kneecap. He is expected to be sidelined until at least the beginning of April.
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Alex Tuch RW Early March - Ankle - 2/19/20 Tuch is on the long-term injured reserve list with a left ankle injury, and he is expected to be sidelined until at least the first week of March.
Player   Status/Updated Notes
No injuries to report.
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Dustin Byfuglien D Out indefinitely - Suspension - 11/3/19 Byfuglien has been suspended for an undetermined length of time for failing to report to camp. He also underwent surgery to correct complications from a previous high-ankle sprain.
Luca Sbisa D Early March - Upper Body - 2/19/20 Sbisa has landed on the injured reserve list and is expected to out until at least the beginning of March with an upper-body injury.
Mathieu Perreault LW Early March - Upper Body - 2/19/20 Perreault is on the injured reserve list due to an upper-body injury, and he is likely to be idle until the early part of March.
Adam Lowry LW Early March - Arm - 2/16/20 Lowry is expected to spend at least four to six weeks on the injured reserve list due to an arm injury.
Carl Dahlstrom D Early March - Hand - 2/19/20 Dahlstrom has been added to the injured reserve list with a fractured hand and is expected to be on the shelf until at least the start of March.
Bryan Little C out for season - Ear - 2/15/20 Little has hit the injured reserve list due to perforated eardrum and vertigo symptoms, and he will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season.
Mark Letestu C Early May - Virus - 10/31/19 Letestu has been placed on injured reserve due to a heart condition known as myocarditis, and he is expected to miss at least six months.