James Wisniewski D CLS 1 Month
Although James Wisniewski was able to play on Monday, he hasn't fully recovered from his lower-body injury.
With that in mind, Wisniewski still isn't a sure thing to play on Thursday. "The question will be how it responds to him playing," Blues Jackets coach Todd Richards said. "Just like Monday, it's going to be a game-time decision on Thursday." Wisniewski sustained the ailment while blocking a shot on Saturday.
James Wisniewski D CLS 2 Months
Defenseman James Wisniewski has a team-high 27 assists and four goals as well as a plus-two rating and he's largely why the Columbus Blue Jackets have won a franchise record eight consecutive games.
Wisniewski is on pace for seven goals and 47 assists, and 54 points would be a personal record as well as a Blue Jackets record for points by a defenseman. Wisniewski is thriving, and with him, the team. "This is the most fun I've ever had coming to the rink," he said. "The guys we have in here, it's like a brotherhood. The winning just makes it that much sweeter."