The team's scoring leader (10 goals, 12 assists) did not appear at the team's morning skate Tuesday at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., where the Ducks (15-3-1) will play the
"He's out tonight," Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said after the team skate. "It is still day-to-day. We expect him to be on the ice tomorrow in practice and we'll see how far that takes us."
Getzlaf fell on the
But Getzlaf reported discomfort Sunday afternoon and was kept out of the team's 3-1 victory over the visiting
Boudreau said after the game that if it was "Game 77 or Game 4 of the playoffs," it would be a different story, but he didn't want to jeopardize Getzlaf's ability to play in the future by rushing him back.
The Ducks, leading the