This morning, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said wing Corey Perry will be a game-time decision as he suffers through
Without Getzlaf, who has 10 goals and 12 assists, the Ducks eked out a 3-1 victory over Vancouver on Sunday night at
They then lost the opener of their current four-game road trip versus lowly Florida on Tuesday, 3-2, despite a goal from Perry.
Perry (11 goals, 10 assists) would be a considerable hit even if the Lightning are without their star,
"It's iffy," Boudreau told NHL.com of Perry. "Hopefully, he'll be able to play. I've seen the flu bug take down 10 people in a row to where you can barely field a team.
"At least with us it's been like, two guys one day, and then one guy another day and then another guy another day, so we've gotten by but we're hoping it doesn't spread any further."
Asked how he'd deal with a first line without Perry and Getzlaf, Boudreau cracked he'll "drop back and punt? I don't know. We've never had to go through that, so we'll see what we see."