News: Mark Borowiecki will not play in Thursday's game against the Blackhawks due to an injury suffered in Tuesday's game, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 reports. Analysis: It's not clear what type of injury Mark Borowiecki is dealing with or how long he will be out, as head coach Paul MacLean said only that he will not play Thursday night when asked. Without further details available, it remains to be seen if Borowiecki will miss further action.
News: Corey Crawford (upper body) was on the ice for the Blackhawks' morning skate, Chris Kuc of The Chicago Tribune reports. Analysis: Corey Crawford's presence at the morning skate does not guarantee he will start Thursday, but it does give him a chance to do so. Expect the Blackhawks to provide some clarification on their goalie situation following the morning session.
News: The Blue Jackets recalled Sean Collins from AHL Springfield on Thursday, Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Post-Dispatch reports. Analysis: The Blue Jackets' forward crop has been decimated by injuries, so Gibbons was brought in to provide some depth. He and Brian Gibbons will likely take turns filling a wing spot on the Blue Jackets' fourth line.
News: The Blue Jackets recalled Brian Gibbons from AHL Springfield on Thursday, Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Post-Dispatch reports. Analysis: Injuries have hit the Blue Jackets hard of late, so Brian Gibbons was brought in to provide some depth up front. He and Sean Collins will likely rotate at one of the wing spots on the Blue Jackets' fourth line.
News: The Blue Jackets placed Mark Letestu (groin) on injured reserve Thursday, Shawn Mitchell of The Columbus Post-Dispatch reports. Analysis: Mark Letestu will be out 2-to-4 weeks after injuring his groin Tuesday, so the Blue Jackets placed him on injured reserve to open up a spot on the roster.
News: The Blue Jackets placed James Wisniewski (finger) on injured reserve Thursday, Shawn Mitchell of The Columbus Post-Dispatch reports. Analysis: James Wisniewski will miss a week or two after breaking his finger Tuesday, so the Blue Jackets placed him on injured reserve to open up a roster spot.
News: David Booth (foot) skated Thursday morning, TSN's Mark Masters reports. Analysis: David Booth did not take part in practice Thursday, but he was spotted on the ice for the first time since breaking his foot during the preseason. He will still need a few weeks to get into playing shape, so don't expect to see him suit up for Toronto until mid-to-late November.
News: Jhonas Enroth will start Thursday's game against the Bruins. Analysis: Jhonas Enroth was the first goalie off the ice following Thursday's morning skate, which puts him on pace to start Thursday night. He has struggled a bit early this season, giving up at least three goals in four of his six starts and posting a 3.13 GAA.
News: Mike Cammalleri (neck) is unlikely to play in Thursday's game against the Jets, The Star-Ledger reports. Analysis: Mike Cammalleri did not take part in the Devils' morning skate, so it seems likely he will sit out again Thursday night. Cammalleri is reportedly dealing with only soreness and not a more serious injury, so it's possible he could return for the Devils' next game Saturday.
News: The Penguins recalled Jayson Megna from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Thursday. Analysis: Jayson Megna, who appeared in 36 games with the Penguins last season, recorded two goals and an assist in nine games with WBS during the current campaign. He will be the 13th forward on the roster, so it remains to be seen if he will enter the lineup or serve primarily as the extra forward.