Sport NHL playoffs 2018: Corey Perry hit draws ire, minor penalty

09:00  15 april  2018
09:00  15 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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No call on play , could've been a match penalty . Last season, Perry drew the ire of Jets fans once again after this slash to the hand of Mathieu Perreault [The 2018 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs begin April 11 on the networks of NBC].

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There have been plenty of hits and incidents during the opening weekend of the Stanley Cup Playoffs that have drawn the attention of the Department of NHL Player Safety, already leading to two suspensions.

Well, add another one to the list, and one from a familiar culprit.

Late in the third period of the Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks game Saturday, Anaheim forward Corey Perry found himself in the middle of a questionable sequence. With a crowd of players jockeying for possession in a scrum along the boards, Perry came skating in and leveled Sharks forward Melker Karlsson with a check. The contact caused Karlsson's helmet to come flying off, and he breifly remained down on the ice before getting up.

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March 16, 2018 . Corey Perry scored one goal in 15:47 of ice time in the Ducks' 4-2 win over the Red Wings It was the 100th NHL playoff game for Perry , who now has 80 career postseason points. April 5, 2017. Perry had an assist and four penalty minutes while posting a plus-1 on Tuesday.

Perry was given a two-minute minor for interference, an inopportune infraction with 3:43 remaining in regulation and his team trailing by a goal.

Many chimed in though, feeling the time did not fit the crime and also bringing up Perry's history.

Corey Perry © (GETTY IMAGES) Corey Perry

Perry does has a history of being punished with supplemental discipline for illegal checks. In 2013, the Ducks forward was banned four games for an illegal check on Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker.

Perry also found himself in hot water but avoided suspension after an incident involving a referee during the 2017 Western Conference Finals.

The Sharks won Game 2 against Anaheim 3-2 on Saturday, and will look to go ahead 3-0 on Monday when the series shifts to San Jose.

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Burakovsky stayed back in D.C. after suffering an upper body injury in Game 2 against the Blue Jackets.The forward will undergo minor surgery and miss the rest of the Blue Jackets series, coach Barry Trotz told reporters Friday.

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