Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 10/20/14

WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 7: Mathieu Perreault #85 of the Washington Capitals controls the puck against the Florida Panthers during an NHL hockey game on November 7, 2009 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. The Capitals won 7-4. (Photo by Ned Dishman/Getty Images)
The Anaheim Ducks played game 6 against the Dallas Stars on Sunday night without one of their key forwards. Mathieu Perreault missed game six with what appears to be a lower body injury.There is no word on what the exact injury is, except it is lower body and Perreault is considered day-to-day. He has been a key player for his team during the playoffs, recording 4 points in the first 5 games including the overtime winning goal in game 5.The Ducks were able to eliminate the Stars last night, leading 3-2 in the series going into the game. For most of the game the Ducks were behind 4-2 until the finals minutes where they managed to tie the game with 21 seconds left on the clock. They headed into overtime and managed to pull out a win.bridgetds -flickr.comIf the team had to go in to a game seven, there is speculation that Perreault may have been able to return but nothing confirmed. With a few days off before round two it will give him time to rest and be healthy for the next round. Pe...
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