Desharnais (knee) will miss 6-to-8 weeks after sustaining a knee injury in Tuesday's game against the Blues.

Desharnais was sent to the locker room due to the ailment after recording 13:29 of ice time. With the 30-year-old expected to be shelved until late January at the earliest, fellow centers Torrey Mitchell and Tomas Plekanec figure to see upticks in playing time.

More News