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Elliotte Friedman Drops A Bomb Regarding The Corey Perry Situation

Published January 10, 2024 at 7:41 PM

Unrestricted free agent Corey Perry has gained eligibility to sign with other teams following the termination of his contract with the Chicago Blackhawks. The decision comes after a meeting with league commissioner Gary Bettman, and Perry must sign by the March 8 deadline to join this year's playoffs.

Perry, dismissed from the Blackhawks for inappropriate conduct fueled by alcohol consumption, released a statement addressing the situation. He denied rumors, focusing on addressing mental health and substance abuse issues before considering an NHL return.

With uncertainties surrounding his comeback, Perry's potential impact on a team seeking grit and leadership adds intrigue as the postseason approaches. In his first season with the Blackhawks, Perry showcased his skills with four goals and five assists in 16 games. Could his return to an NHL uniform happen sooner than expected? The unfolding developments make for a compelling narrative.

Can confirm that Corey Perry is eligible to sign with any NHL team as a free agent after having his contract terminated by the #blackhawks on Nov. 30.

He would need to sign by the March 8 trade deadline in order to be eligible for this year's playoffs.

January 10   |   824 answers
Elliotte Friedman Drops A Bomb Regarding The Corey Perry Situation

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