The team was knocked out of the Stanley Cup playoffs by the Nashville Predators on Monday, blowing home-ice advantage in its quarterfinal series. The team went 0-2 after Getzlaf, their captain, was caught yelling a gay slur at a referee in Game 4.
Now the Ducks will watch the rest of the playoffs from their couches.
The Predators outscored the Ducks, 9-4, in games 5 and 6, one of them a 3-1 smackdown of the Ducks in their own arena.
Getzlaf infamously called a referee a gay slur on multiple occasions during Game 4, later denying it was directed at anyone, blaming TSN for labeling it a homophobic slur, and taking absolutely no responsibility for any of it.
The Ducks had been the top seed in the Western Conference.