James Wisniewski D CLS 7 Months

James Wisniewski (lower body) missed Wednesday's practice.

Wisniewski played through the ailment on Monday despite being a game-time decision. He's not a sure bet for Thursday's contest either, but Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards likes his chances of playing.

James Wisniewski D CLS 8 Months

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 8 Months

Despite being a game-time decision with a lower-body injury, James Wisniewski ended up logging 22:13 minutes on Monday.

Wisniewski also registered an assist in the Blue Jackets' 4-2 win over Anaheim. He has five goals and 34 points in 49 games this season.

James Wisniewski D CLS 8 Months

James Wisniewski is on the ice for warmups and appears likely to play against the Ducks on Monday.

Wisniewski was deemed a game-time call entering the day, but it's looking like he'll dress for the contest. Get him into your lineup if you normally would.

James Wisniewski D CLS 8 Months

James Wisniewski will be a game-time decision on Monday night in Anaheim after he blocked a shot in Saturday's win over Florida.

He suffered a bruised lower-body ailment in the contest. Wisniewski has five goals and 33 points in 48 matches this campaign.

James Wisniewski D CLS 8 Months

James Wisniewski had a goal and an assist in Columbus' 3-2 loss on Tuesday.

Wisniewski has been held off the scoresheet in just two of his last nine games. He has five goals and 33 points in 46 contests in 2013-14.

James Wisniewski D CLS 8 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."

James Wisniewski D CLS 8 Months

James Wisniewski had an assist in Columbus' 5-2 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday.

Wisniewski extended his point streak to six contests, which is just one away from his career-best. He has four goals and 31 points in 43 contests in 2013-14.

James Wisniewski D CLS 8 Months

James Wisniewski registered an assist in Columbus' 4-3 shootout win on Saturday.

Wisniewski has recorded at least a point in four straight games. He has four goals and 28 points in 41 games this season. He's been a great offensive defenseman for years, but injuries have slowed him down. Already he's missed time this season with an upper-body ailment.

James Wisniewski D CLS 8 Months

James Wisniewski of the Columbus Blue Jackets ranks 13th among NHL defensemen with 27 points.

His 23 assists rank 12th. He leads the Jackets with seven points in six games this month.