Theodore was reassigned to AHL San Diego on Thursday.
Theodore's first appearance in the NHL this season lasted just five days as the 21-year old will now head back to the minors for further development. The former No. 26 overall pick in the 2013 draft picked up an assist while averaging 18:03 minutes of ice time during his three games since his recall.
Royal (toe) was a non-participant at Thursday's practice, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Royal has yet to practice since sustaining a toe injury in Week 6, a span in which the Bears have been tight-lipped about the wideout. What we do know is the team will hold two additional sessions before Monday's game against the Vikings. An appearance at one (or both) would open the door slightly for a return. On the other hand, he could very well be ruled out in advance of the divisional matchup. Either way, Cameron Meredith (shoulder) and Josh Bellamy are poised for expanded roles alongside No. 1 WR Alshon Jeffery.
Thomas (ankle) is listed as active for Thursday night's game against the Titans.
Thomas will give it a go Thursday, but it remains to be seen how close to 100 percent he'll be, with the Jaguars on a short week. In Week 7, the tight end caught three of seven targets for 20 yards and a TD in this past Sunday's 33-16 loss to the Raiders, seeing action on 55 of the team's 68 snaps on offense.
Vanek is day-to-day with a lower body injury and will not play in Thursday's matchup with the Blues, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
It's unclear at this point how Vanek sustained the injury, but either way the Red Wings will seriously miss his production on Thursday. So far this season, he has eight points in seven games with an impressive plus-5 rating. Steve Ott is likely to see more ice time in Vanek's absence.
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