Pavel Datsyuk is out again tonight with a lower-body injury.
Darren Helm is also out again.
Johan Franzen may return tomorrow or Thursday in New York.
"We don't appear to be getting guys back, so we might just as well forget about the guys and let's get the guys who can play, and can compete at a high level - let's get them up here and let's play." - Mike Babcock
Riley Sheahan is back with the big club and will center the third line.
Jimmy Howard will get another chance in net tonight.
Jonas Gustavsson is still out with a groin injury.