Video: Preds’ Ribeiro lands an ugly spear on Ducks’ Perry


Here’s an ugly incident from Thursday’s game between the Ducks and Predators.

With under 10 seconds remaining in the second period, Preds forward Mike Ribeiro landed a  spear on Ducks forward Corey Perry (top).  Ribeiro was given a two-minute slashing penalty on the play.

The Ducks didn’t score on the ensuing power play, but they did end up winning the game and tying the series 2-2.

It’ll be interesting to see if Ribeiro is at least fined for his actions.

It’s not the first time Perry’s been involved in a spearing incident. In 2014, he delivered one to Stars forward Jamie Benn.

There was also that time Perry speared Predators goalie Pekka Rinne.