All-Star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will not play for the Columbus Blue Jackets against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday (7 p.m. ET; FS-CR, FS-O, NHL.TV) because of illness.
Bobrovsky was named one of the two goaltenders for the Metropolitan Division for the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Game in Los Angeles.
Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said Anton Forsberg will make his season debut against the Hurricanes. Forsberg was 1-3-0 with a 3.03 goals-against average and .907 save percentage in four NHL games last season. He was from Cleveland of the American Hockey League on Monday, when Curtis McElhinney was placed on waivers.
Forsberg, 24, is 12-6-1 this season with a 2.16 GAA, .930 save percentage and one shutout in 21 AHL games.
The Blue Jackets recalled goaltender Joonas Korpisalo from Cleveland to back up Forsberg.
Bobrovsky leads the NHL with 26 victories. Among goalies to play at least 20 games, he's third with a .931 save percentage and fourth with a 2.00 goals-against average.