The New York Islanders on Wednesday announced forward Mikhail Grabovski has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 16, and forward Colin McDonald has been placed on waivers.
Grabovski sustained a concussion in a victory against the San Jose Sharks on Oct. 16. He would be eligible to return to the ice Friday. Grabovski has two goals and three points in four games this season.
In two games this season McDonald had three shots on goal. He had been a healthy scratch in the Islanders first four games.
The 30-year-old has 16 goals and 36 points in 124 games with the Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Islanders.