At this point it's not really clear who will draw in for the Predators at pivot if Fisher can't go. Vernon Fiddler has been the club's fifth center in these playoffs and he has played five games and scored one goal. But the Predators will have to go lower in the depth chart for their next option.
Here's what happened to Mike Fisher https://t.co/4AZqFuDxbg— Chris Oddo (@thesaucerpass) May 19, 2017
Friday, May 19, 2017
Ryan Johansen out for Rest of Playoffs after Emergency Thigh Surgery
The Predators will be without their leading scorer and possession driver for the rest of the playoffs. The club announced on Thursday that Ryan Johansen injured his thigh and had to undergo emergency surgery after the Predators 3-2 overtime loss to the Ducks in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Here is the club's statement: