According to the Arizona Republic, neither player was on the ice for the team's practice Monday prior to its departure for Long Island. The team announced Monday that both players are day-to-day with upper-body injuries.
Morris has one assist and is a plus-1 in two games; Ekman-Larsson has a goal and an assist in two games.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp