Perry misses second practice, still expected to play Game 1 versus Blackhawks

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Corey Perry watch continues.

The L.A. Times reported on Thursday that Perry missed another Anaheim Ducks practice, however head coach Bruce Boudreau reiterated the point that he expects the veteran forward and playoff points leader to be in the lineup for Game 1 of the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.

Perry was hurt on a collision involving Calgary Flames forward Matt Stajan in Game 5 of that second round series.

“We have six days off, there’s no sense rushing him, I’m pretty sure he’ll be back on the ice [Friday],” Boudreau told the L.A. Times. “I have no indication that he’s not [going to be able to play].”