Devils say Bryce Salvador is out with a lower-body injury.
Salvador (bruised collarbone) and Brunner (charley horse in left leg) both out again for Devils today.
Pro Hockey Talk "The New Jersey Devils will have to take on the New York Islanders without their captain this afternoon. The Devils will be without defenseman Bryce Salvador as he’s dealing with a bruised collarbone injury suffered on Thursday after being struck by a Jack Johnson slap shot. As Devils coach..." March 01
North Jersey "Devils captain Bryce Salvador seemed to be in good spirits when he stopped by the locker room today despite being on injured reserve now with a non-displaced stress fracture in his foot. Because it’s a non-displaced fracture, Salvador does not need a cast and is still able to walk on his foot...." October 28
Newark Star-Ledger "An MRI taken on Devils captain Bryce Salvador's foot showed as non-displaced fracture and the defenseman was placed on the seven-day injured reserve list retroactive to Oct. 22, general manager Lou Lamorello said Monday. "When he came back from his personal situation (a death in his family) his..." October 28
Salvador (death in family) is definitely out for Thursdays' game.
Newark Star-Ledger "Devils captain Bryce Salvador was examined by a hand specialist today and he will not play in the final three games this season. No surgery is necessary, at least at this time. Salvador was struck on the top of his right thumb where it meets the wrist by a Zdeno Chara slap shot on April 10...." April 22
NHL.com "The New Jersey Devils announced on Thursday that the test results on defenseman Bryce Salvador's right wrist came back negative. Salvador, who exited Wednesday's game against the Boston Bruins early in the second period after stepping in front of a Zdeno Chara slap shot, had X-rays taken on..." April 11
Newark Star-Ledger "The man who wears the ‘C’ for the Devils seems like a natural. Bryce Salvador plays the tough minutes on the ice and gives the tough speeches in the dressing room when the situation calls for it. Six weeks into his captaincy, it is clear that he was the right choice to succeed Zach Parise in..." February 28