Corey Perry receives four-game suspension for hit on Jason Zucker

Thursday March 14th, 2013

The NHL has dealt Ducks forward Corey Perry a four-game suspension for his hit on Wild forward Jason Zucker Tuesday night.

Zucker needed help off the ice after Perry dipped his shoulder and elbowed him in the head in the second period of the game. Zucker remained on the ice for about five minutes.

Perry was given a major penalty for interference and was ejected.

Zucker tweeted his thanks to concerned fans Wednesday.

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