•   
  •   

Sport NHL playoffs 2018: Corey Perry hit draws ire, minor penalty

09:00  15 april  2018
09:00  15 april  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Corey Knebel injury update: Brewers All-Star closer (hamstring) headed to DL

  Corey Knebel injury update: Brewers All-Star closer (hamstring) headed to DL The Brewers' only All-Star in 2017, Knebel made a league-high 76 appearances and recorded 39 saves with an astounding 126 strikeouts in '17.The hard-throwing right-hander's left leg buckled after a ninth-inning pitch to Tommy La Stella, and he immediately grabbed his hamstring area. Unable to put any weight on the leg, he was helped from the field by two athletic trainers.

Corey Perry was at the middle of another controversy, leveling a heavy check that was penalized late during the Ducks game on Saturday.

Corey Perry was at the middle of another controversy, leveling a heavy check that was penalized late during the Ducks game on Saturday. There have been plenty of hits and incidents during the opening weekend of the Stanley Cup Playoffs that have drawn the attention of the Department of NHL Player

There have been plenty of hits and incidents during the opening weekend of the Stanley Cup Playoffs that have drawn the attention of the Department of NHL Player Safety, already leading to two suspensions.

Well, add another one to the list, and one from a familiar culprit.

Late in the third period of the Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks game Saturday, Anaheim forward Corey Perry found himself in the middle of a questionable sequence. With a crowd of players jockeying for possession in a scrum along the boards, Perry came skating in and leveled Sharks forward Melker Karlsson with a check. The contact caused Karlsson's helmet to come flying off, and he breifly remained down on the ice before getting up.

NHL playoffs 2018: Predictions, odds for Ducks vs. Sharks first-round series

  NHL playoffs 2018: Predictions, odds for Ducks vs. Sharks first-round series Everything to know about the Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks before their first-round series in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs.In fact, either the Ducks or the Sharks have been among the playoff field every year since Anaheim won the Stanley Cup in 2007.

Corey Perry was at the middle of another controversy, leveling a heavy check that was penalized late during the Ducks game on Saturday. There have been plenty of hits and incidents during the opening weekend of the Stanley Cup Playoffs that have drawn the attention of the Department of NHL Player

Corey Perry was at the middle of another controversy, leveling a heavy check that was penalized late during the Ducks game on Saturday.

Perry was given a two-minute minor for interference, an inopportune infraction with 3:43 remaining in regulation and his team trailing by a goal.

Many chimed in though, feeling the time did not fit the crime and also bringing up Perry's history.

Corey Perry © (GETTY IMAGES) Corey Perry

Perry does has a history of being punished with supplemental discipline for illegal checks. In 2013, the Ducks forward was banned four games for an illegal check on Minnesota Wild forward Jason Zucker.

Perry also found himself in hot water but avoided suspension after an incident involving a referee during the 2017 Western Conference Finals.

The Sharks won Game 2 against Anaheim 3-2 on Saturday, and will look to go ahead 3-0 on Monday when the series shifts to San Jose.

NBA playoffs 2018: Cavs G George Hill questionable for Game 4 with back spasms .
Cavaliers point guard George Hill is listed as questionable for Sunday's Game 4 of their first-round series against the Pacers after an MRI.Results of the MRI have not been released, but the team says Hill is suffering from back spasms, per Cleveland.com.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!