Corey Perry in a interview

Corey Perry Makes A Statement After Officially Signing With The Oilers

Published January 22, 2024 at 8:48 PM
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Corey Perry has inked a league-minimum deal with the Edmonton Oilers, bringing a veteran presence to their bottom-six.

The $775K AAV adds depth to a team looking to strengthen its lineup. Perry's signing follows a press conference where he addressed inquiries about his tenure with the Blackhawks. E

xpressing gratitude for the support system that aided his personal growth, Perry acknowledged his struggles with alcohol, contract termination, and unconditional waivers.

«It's been a long time to get back to this spot, to be back on that ice with players in the NHL,» Perry said. «I have to thank my family, my friends, all the support I have gotten, the support from my counsellors, and just try to better myself each and every day It's been a world of difference the help I've gotten.»




Eager to contribute to the playoff-bound Oilers, Perry looks ahead, drawing on his extensive 1,273-game experience, 421 goals, 471 assists, and 892 points, emphasizing his playoff prowess.

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