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Rich Peverley has missed four games this season. (AP)

Rich Peverley has missed four games this season. (AP)

Boston Bruins’ Rich Peverley holds Pittsburgh Penguins’ James Neal (18) on a break away in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. Peverley was given a minor penalty for the infraction. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)