Head Coach Lindy Ruff revealed that a few players may not be making the trip to New York for Saturday night's contest against the Islanders due to illness.
Paul Gaustad is the only player Ruff mentioned by name in his post-game comments, but said he is not the only one to be affected by it.Andrej Sekera
, who has not played since Oct. 10 with a rib injury will be activated from injured reserve while Nathan Paetsch will move up to play forward to fill the void.
"We'll have to leave another player behind, and we'll see where we're at with a couple of other guys," Ruff said. "We just got to get throught it. Oher teams have to go through it. We're just going to try and get through it."