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Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf Takes Puck to Face, Expected to Play Against Stars in Game 2

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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistApril 18, 2014

There's no time for sitting out with an injury when the Stanley Cup is on the line.

It appears that's what Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf is thinking. The center was hit in the face by a puck in the final minute of the Ducks' 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 1 on Wednesday. The scary incident led to a pretty wicked picture:

Anaheim provided an update on his injury:

The Ducks expect Getzlaf to be in the lineup Friday night for Game 2:

That's one way to lead by example.

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