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Perry, in trying to avoid Howard, leaped in air and clipped Howard in the face with his skate. Perry received a two-minute goalie-interference penalty, which the Wings squandered.
Howard appeared momentarily dazed but continued to play. After the game, he downplayed the incident.
"His skate just hit me in the face," Howard told reporters. "I was trying to get out of the way. It was nothing. It was harmless."
Thinking about it for the last couple of days, I believe Perry’s skate-scrape of Howard’s face was intentional and warranted a fine, maybe even a suspension.
In typical NHL fashion, the league did nothing because Howard wasn’t injured on the play.
more and if you need to review the play, watch the video below... Continue reading "Discussing The Skate To Howard’s Head From Corey Perry"
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Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry is an enigma -- a gifted scorer who has an edge but can't seem to play a clean, physical game.
During the second period of the Ducks' 3-1 victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday, Perry skated across the Wings crease, in between goalie Jimmy Howard and defenseman Nik Kronwall.
Perry, in trying to avoid Howard, leaped up in air and clipped...
Midway through the second period of Game 1 of the Wings-Ducks series, Ducks’ touch guy Corey Perry skated through the crease with an eye on intimidating Wings goalie Jimmy Howard.
As you watch the video, Perry could have easily avoided Howard, but picked his left skate up, kicking Howard upside the head. Perry, who has tried to use intimidation tactics before on the Wings...
In the second period of Game 1 on Tuesday night, the Ducks' Corey Perry ill-advisedly skated through the crease and lifted his left skate, which came into contact with the face of Wings netminder Jimmy Howard.
Have a look at the dangerous play below [via SB Nation]:
The Clint Malarchuk incident always comes to mind in these situations. Thankfully, Howard was okay...
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Corey Perry has never been one to shy away from playing the role of irritant when the Detroit Red Wings and Anaheim Ducks get together. And the Ducks veteran was up to his old tricks again Tuesday during Game 1 of the teams’ Western Conference playoff series.
In the second period of the game, Perry had a scoring chance in close on Wings goalie Jimmy Howard. Howard made the save...
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They blew a three-goal third period lead to set up what...
It's not often that we get to see NHL goalies getting kicked in the head but during game one of Tuesday night's Anaheim Ducks/Detroit Red Wings first round playoff series, Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard took a skate to the head.
The blow was delivered by Anaheim defender Corey Perry:
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Gustav Nyquist's power-play goal at 1:21 of overtime after the Red Wings blew a three-goal lead in the third period gave Detroit a 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks to even their playoff series Thursday night.
Johan Franzen scored two goals and Damien Brunner had his first Stanley Cup playoff goal and two assists for the Red Wings, who survived a third...
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The Ducks took the first game against the Red Wings, 3-1, octopi be damned. They turned in a solid performance all the way around. And of course a goal from timeless, ageless...
The Detroit Red Wings appeared to be cruising to evening up their series with the Anaheim Ducks. Then the Ducks seized momentum by scoring three unanswered goals to turn a 4-1 deficit into a 4-4 tie with 2:22 remaining in the third to send the Honda Center into a frenzy. That lasted until Gustav Nyquist took a feed from Valtteri Filppula, and fired a one-timer past Jonas...
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The game was extremely intense...
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