The Columbus Blue Jackets activated forward Marian Gaborik and defenseman James Wisniewski off injured reserve Friday.
Rangers forward Ryan Callahan will be sidelined indefinitely because of a sprained knee, yet another blow to New York's struggling offense.
The New York Islanders will need someone other than their captain to step up if they want to stay near the top of the Atlantic Division standings.
New York Rangers center Jamie Lundmark sprained his knee in the second period of a 4-2 victory Thursday night after a knee-on-knee collision with Michael Peca that got the New York Islanders captain ejected.
New York Rangers captain Ryan Callahan will be sidelined for four to six weeks because of a sprained left knee sustained Tuesday night in a 4-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.
Sean Avery has been sidelined by a sprained right knee, an injury sustained in the morning skate before the New York Rangers faced the Detroit Red Wings.
Marcel Hossa could miss a month with a knee injury sustained in Monday night's 2-1 victory over the Isles.
Rangers defenseman Fedor Tyutin will be out three to four weeks because of a sprained ligament in his left knee.
Rangers defenseman Darius Kasparaitis sprained his knee when he collided with a teammate during warmups before Saturday's game at Detroit.
New York Rangers left wing Martin Rucinsky, who has gotten off to a solid start, will miss two to four weeks with sprained MCL in his left knee.
New York Rangers center Jamie Lundmark will be out eight weeks because he sprained two ligaments in his right knee during a collision with Michael Peca of the New York Islanders on Thursday.