Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf underwent successful sports hernia surgery today. The injury was aggravated during summer workouts and did not improve over time, therefore surgery was recommended by the Ducks medical staff.
The surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia.
Getzlaf is expected to be ready for training camp.
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round