1/17 Update: Renaud Lavoie reports that Perreault’s arm was not fractured “but he’s injured.”
After scoring four goals in a single game earlier this week, Mathieu Perreault might just have had his season ended by Daniel Carcillo on Friday. In the waning seconds of the second period, Perreault slashed Duncan Keith’s stick out of his hands. Carcillo responded by cross-checking Perry from behind in the middle of the arm. Perreault’s arm appears to have been injured significantly.
Warning: This video is graphic and will make you feel very sad.
Perreault was helped off the ice in apparently excruciating pain. He was favoring his left arm. Carcillo was assessed a two-minute minor for cross-checking, but you have to think that the NHL will suspend him later this weekend.
This pisses me off so much, especially with how well Perry was playing lately.
Poor, Matty P. Get well soon, bud. All of us here in Washington will be thinking about you.
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