Josh Anderson will be out 4-6 weeks for the Columbus Blue Jackets because of a shoulder injury sustained during a 4-3 loss at the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.
The forward was placed on injured reserve Tuesday. He has four points (one goal, three assists) in 26 games this season after setting NHL career highs in goals (27), assists (20) and points (47) in 2018-19.
Zach Werenski was activated off IR for Columbus' game against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday (7:30 p.m. ET; FS-D, FS-O, NHL.TV). The 22-year-old missed seven games with a shoulder injury sustained in a 2-0 loss at the New York Islanders on Nov. 30. The No. 8 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft leads Blue Jackets defenseman with six goals and is second in assists (10) and points (16). He was voted a Calder Trophy finalist for the top rookie in the NHL in 2016-17.