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Corey Perry Injury: Ducks Lead Scorer Hurts Right Shoulder, Not Believed To Be Serious

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.

If the injury indeed ends up not being serious, it seems the Ducks caught a lucky break.

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