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 Islanders forward Jason Blake was knocked out of Monday night's game with a sprained right knee when he was checked into the boards in the first period Monday night.
Coyotes goaltender Sean Burke lasted just long enough to earn the NHL Player of the Week award.
Rick DiPietro sprained his left knee but might miss only one game.
Marcel Hossa could miss a month with a knee injury sustained in Monday night's 2-1 victory over the Isles.
The New York Islanders will be without backup goalie Garth Snow for up to four weeks after the 12-year NHL veteran sprained ligaments in both knees.
Florida Panthers center Stephen Weiss will miss four to six weeks with a sprained right knee ligament.
Montreal Canadiens captain Saku Koivu will not play Thursday against the New York Islanders, as had been the plan earlier in the week.