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Video: Flyers’ Zolnierczyk ejected for kneeing Caps’ Perreault

Feb 27, 2013, 11:12 PM EDT

With less than 30 seconds remaining in the Philadelphia Flyers’ 4-1 win against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, Harry Zolnierczyk was given a five-minute major and game misconduct for kneeing Mathieu Perreault:

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The good news is that it looks like Perreault is fine, at least early on.

The 25-year-old declined to comment on the hit but didn’t appear to limp after the contest, according to the Washington Post’s Katie Carrera.

Going a step further, Capitals head coach Adam Oates puts the blame on Perreault:

We’ll see if the league decides to take an extra look at it.

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