Maroon underwent surgery last Wednesday to repair a herniated disc in his back, Tom Gulitti of reports, adding that the winger will still be prepared for training camp.

Maroon didn't perform as well as expected in the first-round playoff series against the Lightning, as he was held pointless through the first four games before getting a shot to fall in Game 5. The Devils acquired the power-play maven at the trade deadline to bolster the top-six group, but he's a pending unrestricted free agent who'll be able to sign with any club, assuming there's mutual interest.

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