The Nashville Predators will move on in their charge through the playoffs without a key piece in the lineup.
Centre Ryan Johansen, who leads the team with 13 points in 14 games, sustained a left thigh injury in Game 4 against Anaheim, which required surgery. According to Elliotte Friedman, Johansen is out for the rest of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
During last night’s game, Ryan Johansen suffered a left thigh injury and needed surgery. He is out for the rest of the playoffs
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) May 19, 2017
As Friedman noted, the recovery time for Johansen is approximately two-to-three months.
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