The NHL's growing injury list

Updated: October 27, 2009, 6:46 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Hardly a day passes in this NHL season when the injury list doesn't grow.

And not just your foot soldiers, shot-blockers, grunters and grinders. Top-notch players are falling by the wayside, from goal-scoring machine Ilya Kovalchuk to gifted defenseman Sergei Gonchar to one of the game's best playmakers in Marc Savard. Now, teams have to do some fancy footwork to patch significant holes in their lineups.

Here's a look at which teams are patching where:

Atlanta ...

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