Carcillo was replaced in the lineup by Viktor Stalberg. Stalberg was a healthy scratch in the series’ first two games after appearing 47 of 48 regular-season games and in all five first-round games.
Carcillo played in the final two games against the Minnesota Wild in the first round and the first two games against the Red Wings. He was a healthy scratch for the first three games of the playoffs. He had one assist and a plus-2 rating and averaged 6:41 of ice time in four playoff games.