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Havlat's test results for the mumps have come back negative, but he will be unavailable for Saturday's game against the Rangers, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.

Havlat is still dealing with a virus that will keep him out of Saturday's game at a minimum, making his next eligible return date Monday against the Penguins. The Devils will go into Saturday with a maximum of 12 healthy forwards, though it's possible the team will add someone before the game.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 3 Days

Havlat (illness) will be unavailable for Tuesday's game against the Hurricanes, Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger reports.

Havlat was tested for the mumps Monday but hasn't received the test results yet. The team won't take any chances with the virus that has been passed around the league this season, and will next be able to return Saturday against the Rangers.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 3 Days

Havlat missed Monday's practice while undergoing testing for the mumps virus, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.

Havlat and Patrik Elias were both feeling ill before Monday's practice, and given that teammate Adam Larsson had just recently returned from a long struggle with the virus, the Devils weren't going to take any chances. The team should reveal the results of the tests for both players Tuesday, but neither is a guarantee to suit up later in the evening against the Hurricanes even if both test negative for the virus.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 18 Days

Havlat (lower body) will play Monday against the Hurricanes, Tom Gulitti of the Record reports.

Havlat will return to action after sitting out the last three games with the injury. The oft-injured winger has recorded two goals and four assists in 14 games on the season.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 18 Days

Havlat (lower body) travelled with the team on their road trip to Carolina.

Havlat has missed the last three games with a lower body injury, but could be in the lineup Monday night. He'll need to be activated off IR in order to be put back on the roster, so keep an eye out for a move to confirm that he'll play.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 22 Days

Havlat (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record reports.

The IR move is retroactive to Nov. 29, so in addition to missing Thursday's game against the Maple Leafs, Havlat won't be available over the weekend against the Capitals. Havlat is eligible to his thereafter, but the Devils have yet to issue a timetable for his return.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 25 Days

Havlat is dealing with a lower-body injury and it will cause him to miss the team's two-game road trip this week, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.

Havlat was on injured reserve earlier in the month with a lower-body injury, but it's unclear whether the newest issue is related. He will miss the two upcoming games at a minimum, slating his earliest possible return for Saturday against the Capitals.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 2 Months

Havlat (lower body) was activated from injured reserve Tuesday, Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record reports.

After skating in the morning with no complications, it appears Havlat will return to the lineup Tuesday against Minnesota after a nine-game absence. Ryane Clowe (head) was placed on injured reserve to clear the way for Havlat's addition to the active roster.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 2 Months

Havlat (lower body) skated Tuesday morning, Rich Chere of the Newark Star-Ledger reports.

Havlat was the only New Jersey player to take part in any on-ice activities in the morning, after the team dropped a 4-2 decision to the Bruins on Monday. The winger had been considered a game-time decision for the Devils before he was ultimately scratched, but could be called upon to rejoin the lineup Tuesday to afford another forward some rest.

Martin Havlat RW NJ 2 Months

Havlat (lower body) will not play Monday against the Bruins, Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record reports.

The winger will be replaced in the lineup by Jordan Tootoo, but Havlat is still considered close to returning, and could be back for Tuesday's game against the Wild.