Casey DeSmith, Pittsburgh Penguins’ goalie undergoes core muscles surgery. Out for the remainder of playoffs

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmithCoach Mike Sullivan announced Friday that he will not be able to play in the playoffs because of core muscle surgery.

DeSmith abruptly resigned from Tuesday’s 4-3, three-overtime victory over the New York RangersIn Game 1, in the second overtime, Sullivan stated that DeSmith had undergone surgery Friday morning.

Backup goaltender for DeSmith Louis DomingueIn Game 1, Domingue was the hero, stopping 17 shots. Domingue was the victim of five goals on forty shots during Thursday’s 5-2 loss in Game 2.

The Penguins also have no All-Star goalie Tristan JarryJarry is out with a lower body injury for the start to the first round series. Jarry was stated earlier in this week by Sullivan to be day-today.

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