According to coach Lindy Ruff, Hischier (leg) is progressing in his recovery and hasn't suffered any setbacks, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Merkley will be promoted to the active roster from the taxi squad and make his season debut Sunday against the Islanders, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Bastian scored a goal on two shots and dished out a pair of hits in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Islanders.
Wedgewood made 31 saves Thursday in a 4-1 loss to the Islanders.
Wedgewood will draw the road start for Thursday's matchup with the Islanders, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.
Blackwood has been added to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol list, so he won't be available for Thursday night's game against the Islanders, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Vatanen (immigration) has yet to join the team, though coach Lindy Ruff expects an update soon, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Hischier (leg) is improving in his recovery but won't be ready in time to play against the Islanders on Thursday. Coach Lindy Ruff told reporters, "He's feeling better every day," per Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site.
Bratt was added the the COVID-19 protocol list Wednesday, Corey Masisak of The Athletic reports.
Comrie (COVID-19 protocol) was added to the Devils' roster Wednesday.
Bahl was added to New Jersey's taxi squad Wednesday.
Senn was reassigned to AHL Binghamton on Wednesday.
Wood scored the game-winning goal on the power play and added an even-strength assist in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Rangers.
Hughes scored two even-strength goals and added a power-play assist in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Rangers.
Blackwood made 47 saves in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Rangers.
Butcher has been a healthy scratch for the first three games of the season.
Blackwood will tend the twine on the road versus the Rangers on Tuesday, Chris Ryan of NJ.com reports.
The Devils claimed Dell off waivers from the Maple Leafs on Monday, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.
Palmieri had an assist and three shots in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Bruins.
Severson assisted on Yegor Sharangovich's overtime winner in Saturday's 2-1 triumph over Boston.
Smith had an assist in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Bruins.
Sharangovich scored in overtime Saturday to give the Devils a 2-1 win over the Bruins.
Blackwood stopped 27 shots in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Bruins.
Blackwood will guard the cage during Saturday's matinee matchup with the Bruins.
Comrie was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol Friday, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston reports.