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Corey Perry injury mars Ducks' win, Ryan Getzlaf's return

Corey Perry injury mars Ducks' win, Ryan Getzlaf's return

The Ducks have their captain Ryan Getzlaf back, but now must worry about the severity of an injury to his longtime running mate.

Corey Perry’s right knee collided with Carolina Hurricanes winger Jeff Skinner during the first period Monday and awkwardly bent before the former 50-goal scorer crashed to the ice in a heap. Perry lay face down in the ice for a few moments before he gathered himself and slowly limped to the bench with the help of trainers.

He didn’t return to the game, which the Ducks won 3-2 before 16,198 at Honda Center, and the injury to the team’s top scorer loomed large over the victory.

Coach Randy Carlyle said Perry was transported to a local hospital...

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