The Anaheim Ducks suffered a scare during Saturday night's road loss to the Dallas Stars. Leading scorer Corey Perry took a hard hit into the boards with less than seven minutes remaining in the second period.
According to Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register, Perry injured his right shoulder. The Ducks star had to be helped off the ice and went to the Anaheim dressing room, where he received X-rays on his shoulder.
Perry was back on the bench and skated prior to the third period, but only played two shifts through the remainder of the game. According to Stephens, the X-rays were negative. Perry was receiving treatment on his shoulder following the game and was unavailable for comment. The early word of the Ducks camp is that the injury is not believed to be serious.
Not sure yet on Perry's status for Colorado on Monday. Winger, who has 34 goals, has played in 272 consecutive games.— Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) March 11, 2012
Will certainly update Corey Perry's status tomorrow but the feeling out of Ducks camp is that his shoulder injury is not serious.— Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) March 11, 2012
If the injury indeed ends up not being serious, it seems the Ducks caught a lucky break.
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