Ward sustained a right knee injury but it is expected he will return against the Canadiens on Saturday.
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Chicago Blackhawks last injuries
Crawford exited the previous game due to a flu bug but it is expected the symptoms will subside in time for Saturday's clash with the Canadiens.
Kampf is on injured reserve with a right foot injury but it is likely he will return the lineup against the Sabres on Thursday.
Pittsburgh Penguins last injuries
Malkin is sidelined due to an upper-body injury and his status is week-to-week moving forward.
Aston-Reese has been out of commission with an injury to his lower body and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
Ruhwedel has been held out of action due to a right arm injury. A return to the lineup has yet to be determined.
Rust has been held out action with a lower-body injury and it is undetermined if he will return to the lineup against the Flyers on Sunday.
Maata is on injured reserve with a separated shoulder and is expected to sit out until at least the latter part of March.
Trotman left the previous game due to an upper-body injury and it is uncertain if he will be out of commission Saturday against the Blue Jackets.
Hornqvist missed practice as he took a maintenance day but is projected to be in Thursday's lineup against the Blue Jackets.
Dumoulin was held out of the last two games with a concussion but is expected to be cleared in time for Tuesday's clash with the Panthers.