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Video: Getzlaf shakes off blocked shot, sets up goal

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Dallas Stars at Anaheim Ducks

Apr 25, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf (15) skates down the ice after scoring a goal against the Dallas Stars during the third period in game five of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center. The Anaheim Ducks won 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports -

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It’s only Game 1 of the second round, but Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has already experienced his fair share of playoff pain. He missed time against the Dallas Stars and needed to temporarily wear a face shield and shook off what looked like an irksome blocked shot to notch an assist in the first period against the Los Angeles Kings.

Here’s video of him getting banged up:

He didn’t even leave the bench and made some big plays fighting through the discomfort. The standout moment came when Getzlaf set up Matt Beleskey’s tally:

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