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Injury News: Mathieu Perreault leaves Jets/Ducks game in 1st period with UBI

85 leaves game early in 1st period.

With the Jets up 1-0 and the team pushing to extend the lead Blake Wheeler was hauled down by the Ducks Kevin Bieksa.  That play drew the eye and a penalty by the referee but what was missed was Corey Perry heading straight for Mathieu Perreault.

Corey Perry slash on Perreault

Photo Credit: Rodney Braun

The Ducks winger, who is well known for his stick work, slashed Perreault in the arm, forcing 85 to leave the game just 3:02 into the 1st period.

And another angle:

The Jets announced that Perreault would not return for the 2nd period after suffering an upper body injury.  He played just 2:36 of today’s game.

Following the game coach Maurice confirmed that “He’s out. He won’t play tomorrow.”

Update:  For those hoping that Perry would be punished it turns out he will not be facing any justice for his stick work according to Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun:

We will have any further update from coach Maurice on illegalcurve.com and will notify you on social media via Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.

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