Ryan Johansen of Nashville Predators out for rest of playoffs
The Nashville Predators will be without center Ryan Johansen for the remainder of the playoffs due to a left thigh injury he suffered in Game 4 on Thursday night.
In a statement, the team said Johansen needed emergency surgery Thursday night at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He is expected to recover in two to three months.
Johansen has enjoyed a big postseason, with three goals and a team-high 10 assists in 14 games.
Game 5 of the Western Conference finals series against the Anaheim Ducks is Saturday in Nashville. The series is tied, 2-2.