Beauchemin underwent successful reconstructive surgery on a ligament in his right knee last Thursday, the Globe and Mail reports.
The 32-year-old played for a month with the torn ligament in his knee, but following the Ducks' elimination from the playoffs last week, he decided to go under the knife. Beauchemin, who put up 24 points (6G, 18A) and a plus-19 rating during the regular season, hopes to return in time for the start of next season.
Samuelsson (shoulder) will not be in the lineup for Game 3 on Monday, MLive.com reports.
He's listed as a healthy scratch Monday, so it may simply be a case where head coach Mike Babcock is happy with the lineup he used in the Wings' Game 2 victory on Saturday and does not feel the need to push Samuelsson back into the fold at the current time.
Staal (third-degree MCL sprain) faces a three-month recovery time but will not need surgery, Tampa Tribune writer Erik Erlendsson reports
It's a significant injury, but the offseason should be enough time for Staal to be ready for the 2013-2014 season, which would have been in jeopardy had he suffered a tear. The news is good, in other words.
Thursday, May 16
05/16/13 - 12:24PM ETEric Staal
: Hurt At World Championships
Following a knee-on-knee collision at the world hockey championships, Staal had to be helped off the ice, the Canadian Press reports.
At first glance, this doesn't look good, as Staal, who clutched his right knee in pain afterward, was not able to put any weight on the leg.