Kent Johnson practiced on the top line during Thursday's practice, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Luke Kunin (upper body) will not play Friday against the Devils, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Givani Smith (abdomen) is in Friday's lineup against the Devils, per the NHL's media site.
Cole Sillinger (lower body) will not suit up Friday against the Senators, Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Akira Schmid will get the starting nod for Friday's home tilt with the Sharks, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Dougie Hamilton underwent surgery for a torn pectoral muscle Friday and will be out indefinitely.
Tobias Bjornfot, who is on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury, has been sent to AHL Ontario on a conditioning loan.
Erik Haula (lower body) will miss Friday's game versus San Jose, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Mitchell Stephens was called up from AHL Laval on Friday.
Kevin Korchinski recorded an assist and one shot on goal in Thursday's 5-1 loss to Detroit.
Arvid Soderblom is slated to play in Saturday's road game against Winnipeg, according to Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Seth Jones recorded three shots on goal and one blocked shot in Thursday's 5-1 loss to Detroit.
Wyatt Kaiser recorded one shot on goal in Thursday's 5-1 loss to Detroit.
Tomas Nosek, who hasn't played since Nov. 18 because of an upper-body injury, recently aggravated his right foot injury, which kept him out of the lineup from Oct. 16-Nov. 7. He underwent foot surgery Wednesday, and the Devils announced Friday that he's out indefinitely.
Timo Meier (lower body) will draw into the lineup Friday against San Jose, per Sam Kasan of the Devils' official site.
Rasmus Dahlin recorded a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-4 loss against the Blues.
Dylan Cozens registered two assists and three shots on goal in Thursday's 6-4 loss against the Blues.
Brad Marchand recorded four shots on goal in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Sharks.
Jake DeBrusk recorded a goal to go along with two shots in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Sharks.
Brandon Carlo recorded two shots and four blocked shots in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Sharks