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Preds forward Ryan Johansen out for remainder of postseason

Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) celebrates after scoring against the St. Louis Blues during the third period in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Nashville Predators first line center Ryan Johansen will be out for the remainder of the postseason, the team confirms to News 2’s Cory Curtis.

Johansen was injured in the Game 4 of the Western Conference Final on Thursday night. The Predators confirmed that Johansen suffered a left thigh injury and underwent emergency surgery at Vanderbilt. The estimated recovery time for his injury is two to three months.

Johansen has 13 points this postseason. In the series against the Ducks he has scored one goal and assisted on three other goals.

The Predators’ next games is Saturday evening in Anaheim. The series is tied at 2-2

Courtesy of WKRN News 2

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