Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson will not dress against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night due to an eye injury.
Anderson took a tennis ball to the face while in the gym on Monday and will has a minor scratch on his eye.
Senators general manager Pierre Dorion said Monday that Anderson missed the team's practice with a "very minor tweak" but was expected to dress against the Hurricanes. Dorion said Tuesday that Anderson will join the Senators for their trip to Detroit on Wednesday, though his status for Thursday against the Red Wings in unknown.
The Senators recalled goaltender Filip Gustavsson ahead of their morning skate on Tuesday and Anders Nilsson is expected to start against the Hurricanes.
Anderson, 37, has a 14-17-3 record this season with a 3.55 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage.
Nilsson has started each of the Senators past two games, turning aside 89 of 91 shots faced in consecutive wins over the Anaheim Ducks and Winnipeg Jets. He has a 9-12-1 record this season with a .916 save percentage and a 2.70 GAA.