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Ryan Carter will be back in New Jersey's lineup on Saturday.

He has sat out the last three games with an upper-body injury. Damien Brunner will be scratched to make room for him. Carter has recorded just five goals and seven points in 50 games this season.

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Ryan Carter (upper body) thinks he'll probably return on Saturday.

Carter has missed three consecutive games due to the ailment. He has seven points and 27 penalty minutes in 50 matches in 2013-14.

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Ryan Carter (upper body) probably won't play on Tuesday.

Carter missed Saturday's game due to the injury. He has five goals and seven points in 50 contests this season.

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Ryan Carter was scratched Saturday night due to an upper-body injury.

Jacob Josefson drew into the lineup in his place. Carter has seven points in 50 games this season.

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Ryan Carter scored the only New Jersey goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to Colorado Monday.

The tally was his fifth of the campaign and nearly held up to be the game-winner, but the Devils' bid for a win was ruined in the final two minutes. Steve Bernier and Stephen Gionta drew assists on New Jersey's only marker.

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Ryan Carter played on Friday for the first time since suffering a knee injury on November 30.

There were rumors that Carter suffered a head injury when he fought and was injured against the Sabres Marcus Foligno but it was a knee injury that kept Carter on the shelf for almost five weeks. He lined up with Steve Bernier and Stephen Gionta.

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Ryan Carter (leg) has been activated off of the injured reserve list.

Carter hasn't played since Nov. 30. He has three goals and five points in 24 contests this season.

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Ryan Carter (leg) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Carter sustained the injury while sparring with Buffalo's Marcus Foligno during Saturday's contest. He has five points and 19 penalty minutes in 24 games this season.

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Ryan Carter is doubtful for Monday's game after suffering facial lacerations during a fight Saturday.

Carter was injured when he battled the Sabres Marcus Foligno in the first period. "I saw (Carter) this morning. He looks good but he's not ready to play," coach Pete DeBoer said. "He got cut and when he went down he went down a little awkward, too. So there are a couple of things going on there. I would term it day-to-day. He won't play tomorrow and we'll go from there."

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Coach Peter DeBoer thinks that Ryan Carter will be okay after he left Saturday's game in the first period and did not return.

Carter was injured in a fight with Marcus Foligno of the Sabres only 2:05 minutes into the game. Carter suffered lacerations during the fight but DeBoer did not mention a concussion. Stay tuned.