Huberdeau got tied up with Devils forward Sergey Kalinin behind the New Jersey net. Kalinin’s skate landed on the back of Huberdeau’s ankle and had the 23-year-old hobbling in pain before being helped off the ice.
In September, the third overall pick from the 2011 draft signed a six-year, $35.4-million extension that begins next season.
He had a career-best 20 goals and 59 points in 2015-16 and is one of several core pieces the Panthers have locked up through 2022.
Bjugstad is expected to miss four weeks.