NHL PLAYER, Corey Perry
Born May 16, 1985 -- Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Selected by Anaheim Ducks round 1 #28 overall 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Corey Perry (born May 16, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Drafted out of theOntario Hockey League (OHL), he captured a Memorial Cup with the London Knights and a gold medal with Team Canada at the World Junior Championships during his major juniorcareer. He was selected by the Ducks 28th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft and won theStanley Cup with the club in 2007. In 2008, Perry's numbers improved as he scored 29 goals and recorded 25 assists. In 2009, Perry scored 72 points and was named to his first NHL All-Star team. Perry continued his success in 2010 as he scored 27 goals and had 49 assists. In 2010, he won the Olympic Gold Medal with Canada at the Vancouver Games. In 2011, Perry won the Hart Trophy as the National Hockey League MVP for the 2010-11 season. He led the NHL with 50 goals and finished 3rd in points behind Daniel Sedin andMartin St. Louis with 98 points.
Perry made his debut with the Ducks the following season, in 2005–06, however, he was sent down to the American Hockey League(AHL) early in the year, along with fellow rookie and future linemate Ryan Getzlaf. Perry scored his first career goal against the Edmonton Oilers on October 10. In his first 4 career games, Perry recorded a point in each of them. Perry recorded his first career muilt-goal game against the Los Angeles Kings on January 28. In 2006–07, Perry improved to 44 points in a full 82 games, playing with Ryan Getzlaf and Dustin Penner on a combination dubbed the "Kid Line". He went on in the playoffs to win a Stanley Cup championship with the Ducks, recording 15 points in 21 games.
The following year, in 2007–08, Perry increased his totals to 29 goals and 54 points and was named to his first NHL All-Star Game as an injury replacement, along with Scott Niedermayer, to join Chris Pronger and Ryan Getzlaf as four Ducks on the Western Conferencesquad. Perry also made Ducks history. On January 4, in a game against the Blackhawks, Perry scored a goal just 16 seconds into the game. It was the fastest goal ever by a Duck in a home game.
In the off-season, on July 1, 2008, Perry signed a five-year contract extension with the Ducks worth $26.625 million – identical to a deal Getzlaf had agreed to the previous off-season.
At the end of the 2011 NHL Season, Perry won the Hart Trophy, winning over finalists Daniel Sedin and Martin St. Louis, as the MVP of the regular season.
On March 18th, 2013, the Anaheim Ducks signed Perry to a contract extension worth $69 million over 8 years.
Perry, Theodore star in Ducks’ comeback April 18, 2017
Corey Perry scored the game-winning goal and Shea Theodore tallied twice, as the Anaheim Ducks erased a 4-1 deficit to defeat the Calgary Flames in overtime, 5-4. Perry also registered an assist and a game-high +5 rating in the win, and would go on to be named the 1st star of the contest. Theodore, meanwhile, continued his rise to prominence on the Ducks’ blue line, scoring two goals and tallying a team-high 5 shots on net. The rising star raised his point total to 5 points in the victory, the most by any defenseman in the playoffs to date.
For more on last night’s game, check out the nhl.com article here.
Perry paces Ducks to win over Capitals March 13, 2017
Corey Perry provided Anaheim with the spark they needed in the 2nd period last night, scoring two goals in succession en route to a 5-2 defeat of the Washington Capitals. The 31-year-old sharpshooter would end the game with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist), a +2 rating, and a team-high 4 shots on net. For the season, the Peterborough, Ontario-native has tallied 46 points (14 goals, 32 assists) in 69 games.
For more on Perry and last night’s contest, check out the nhl.com article here.
Perry makes history with latest triumph June 24, 2016
Corey Perry is good at a lot things on the ice, but one key quality probably outshines them all: He is a winner. Late last month the 31-year-old superstar led Canada’s national team to an IIHF World Championships gold medal, and with it he created a little bit of history. He joined fellow Peterborough-native Scott Niedermayer as the only other hockey player to win a world championship, Olympic gold medal, Stanley Cup, world junior hockey championship and a Memorial Cup. Perry remains one of the elite sharpshooters in the NHL, tallying over 30 goals (34) in 2015-16, the 5th time in 6 years he has accomplished that feat.
For more on Perry, check out the peterboroughexaminer.com piece here.
Perry’s hat trick fuels Ducks’ 8th straight win February 29, 2016
Corey Perry netted his 9th career hat trick last night, guiding the Anaheim Ducks to a big, 4-2 win over Pacific Division rivals the Los Angeles Kings. The perennial Maurice “Rocket” Richard challenger would go on to be named the first star of the match. The Peterborough-native is on track for his 6th season with at least 30 or more goals. Through 61 games, Perry currently has 26 goals, ranking him 9th overall in that category.
For more on Perry and last night’s game, check out the nhl.com recap here.
Perry and Theodore power Ducks past Bruins January 28, 2016
Corey Perry and Shea Theodore each tallied a goal and an assist Tuesday night, in the Anaheim Ducks 6-2 victory over the Boston Bruins. Coming off of a two-goal performance over the weekend, Perry was named one of the game’s 3 stars for a second consecutive match. The perennial Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy nominee has registered 7 goals in his last 10 games. Theodore, meanwhile, continues to impress in his first stint with the Ducks. The 20-year-old defenseman has racked up 6 points in his last 6 games, including 2 power play goals.
For more on the Ducks’ win, check out the nhl.com story here.
Perry scores overtime winner in Ducks’ triumph May 11, 2015
Corey Perry scored the series-clinching goal last night, as the Anaheim Ducks took down the Calgary Flames by a score of 3-2, in Game 5 of the Western Conference Second Round. The 29-year-old sharpshooter was named the first star of the contest after scoring a goal and registering a game-high 8 shots on net. The Peterborough, Ontario-native currently leads all point-getters in the NHL playoffs with 15.
For more on Perry, keep reading the nhl.com story here.
Perry does it all in Ducks’ romp May 01, 2015
Corey Perry was named the first star last night, as the Anaheim Ducks steamrolled the Calgary Flames by a score of 6-1, in Game 1 of their Western Conference Second Round matchup. The all-star winger finished the contest with two goals and two assists, as well as a game-high seven shots on net. He currently leads the NHL Playoffs in points with 11 (five goals, six assists).
For more on last night’s game, keep reading the nhl.com story here.
Perry carries the load in Game 1 triumph April 17, 2015
Corey Perry factored in on all four of his team’s goals last night, as the Anaheim Ducks came from behind to defeat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2 in Game 1 of their Western Conference First Round matchup. The sharpshooter took over in the third period, scoring the game-tying and go-ahead goal to seal the victory for the Ducks. He would chip in an assist on the insurance goal and finish the contest with 4 points (two goals, two assists) along with 6 shots on net.
For more on last night’s game, check out the nhl.com recap here.
Perry named 3rd star in Ducks' win March 27, 2015
Corey Perry scored the late, game-tying goal last night, as the Anaheim Ducks came from behind to defeat the Boston Bruins, 3-2. The rugged winger was a threat for the Ducks all night long, registering a game-high 5 shots on net and two hits. The perrenial all-star has been hot of late, tallying four goals and an assist in his last four games.
For more on Perry and last night's game, keep reading the nhl.com recap here.
Perry named 2nd star of the week February 09, 2015
Ducks’ winger Corey Perry was selected the NHL’s 2nd Star of the Week, Monday, after scoring four goals and adding two assists in four games from February 2nd to the 8th. It was the second time this year that the sharpshooter has been honoured by the NHL, after having been named the Player of the Month in October. He is averaging just under a point per game this season, with 23 goals and 15 assists in 39 games played to date.
For more on Perry, check out the ducks.nhl.com piece here.
Perry propels Ducks to win over the Leafs January 15, 2015
Corey Perry scored a natural hat trick last night, as the Anaheim Ducks cruised to a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. With the score 1-0 in the second period, the Ducks sharpshooter went to work, scoring the first of his three straight goals. He would go on to be named the first star of the contest, finishing with 6 shots on net and a plus/minus rating of +3. In 29 games this year, the perennial All-star has 18 goals and 9 assists.
For more on Perry, keep reading the nhl.com recap here.
Perry scores the winner in shootout victory December 04, 2014
In a game where both teams overcame goal deficits last night, Anaheim Ducks winger Corey Perry finally ended it in extra time, scoring the winner in a 5-4, shootout victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. Named the NHL’s player of the month in October, the All-star sniper also added two assists in the win. He currently leads his team in goals with 14, and is second in both points (22), and plus/minus (+11).
For more on Perry and last night’s game, check out the foxsports.com story here.
Perry claims top honours in October November 04, 2014
Anaheim Ducks’ winger Corey Perry was named the 1st star of the month on Monday, after an outstanding performance in October. The 2010-11 Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy winner has been in electrifying form to begin the season, scoring 11 goals in first 13 games. Besides leading the NHL in goals, he also sits 3rd in points (15), 2nd in plus/minus (+11), and 2nd in power play goals (4).
For more on Perry, keep reading the nhl.com article here.
Perry’s hat trick the difference in Ducks’ triumph October 23, 2014
Corey Perry continued his hot start to the season last night, scoring a hat trick in Anaheim’s 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres. The Ducks have an NHL-best record of 6-1, and Perry has been front and center, leading the league in goals (8), power play goals (3) and points (10). The Peterborough, Ontario-native also sits in the top-10 in both plus/minus (+6) and shots on net (25).
For more on Perry and the Ducks’ win, keep reading the dailynews.com article here.
Perry honoured in hometown June 27, 2014
Corey Perry will be receiving the keys to the city of Peterborough on June 30th, a couple of days removed from being named to the First-Team NHL All-Star squad. The 28-year-old is being recognized in his hometown for his achievements on the national and international scene. A two-time Olympic gold medalist, the Anaheim Ducks superstar had another excellent season this year, scoring 43 goals and dishing out 39 assists in 81 games played.
For more on Perry, keep reading the mykawartha.com story here.
Perry helps the Ducks bounce back in Game 3 May 09, 2014
Corey Perry scored his first goal of the second round as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2, cutting their opponents series lead in half, 2-1. After dropping the first two games at home, it was a must-win situation for the Ducks, and their All-Star sniper got them on track right out of the gate, scoring a power play goal 4:06 into the first period. It was Perry’s 3rd goal and 8th point of the 2014 NHL playoffs.
For more on last night’s game, check out the o.canada.com article here.
Perry plays vital role in comeback win April 28, 2014
Corey Perry assisted on two, late 3rd period goals, as the Anaheim Ducks stormed back to beat the Dallas Stars, 5-4, winning their Western Conference First Round Series in the process. A two-time Olympic Gold medalist, Perry has picked up where he left off after another All-Star-caliber regular season. Through six games in the playoffs, he has scored two goals and added five assists.
For more on Perry and last night’s series-clinching performance by the Anaheim Ducks, keep reading the nhl.com story here.
Perry does it all in Ducks romp March 24, 2014
Corey Perry was named the 2nd star of the game on Sunday, as the Anaheim Ducks cruised to a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers. Currently second in the Maurice “Rocket” Richard standings with 37 goals, the all-star winger was in top form last night, scoring a goal and two assists. He also led all skaters in shots (8) and +/- rating (+3).
For more on Perry and last night’s game, keep reading the tsn.ca article here.
Perry leads the charge in Ducks win March 03, 2014
Corey Perry scored his 31st and 32nd goals of the year, as the Anaheim Ducks cruised to a 5-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Perry, who recently came home from Sochi with an Olympic gold medal, was named the game’s first star. The all-star forward currently sits 3rd overall in goals (32), 7th in points (63), and first in game winning goals (9).
For more on last night’s game, keep reading the nhl.com article here.
Perry nets pair in 9-1 Ducks romp January 16, 2014
In a game that saw Anaheim score early and often, Corey Perry led the charge with two goals and two assists as the Ducks cruised to a 9-1 victory over the Canucks. Recently selected to represent Canada at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the superstar winger moved up the ranks in goal scoring to 2nd, scoring his 26th and 27th of the year. The marksman currently sits in the top 5 in a plethora of offensive categories including points, goals, shots, and game winning goals.
For more on Perry and last’s nights game, keep reading the tsn.ca story here.
Perry brilliant in Ducks’ victory December 10, 2013
The Anaheim Ducks remained unbeaten at home in regulation time, as they cruised to a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders. Named first star of the game, Corey Perry scored twice, including a highlight reel goal at the end of the second period that put his team up 4-2. Perry’s two goals gives him 20 for the season, making him the first player in the league to reach that total. The prolific marksman has been on fire of late, scoring a goal or more in six straight games.
For more on Perry and last night’s, keep reading the nhl.com story here.
Corey Perry scores in Ducks win November 05, 2013
Anaheim Ducks winger Corey Perry scored the opening goal in a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers last night, his 9th goal of the year. Perry, who also had 5 shots on net and a +1 rating, was named the 2nd star of the game. The prolific sniper has been hot of late, scoring four goals in his last five games. He currently leads the Ducks in goals (9) and points (16).
For more on Perry and the Ducks 2-1 victory, keep reading the tsn.ca story here.
Perry’s two goals propels Ducks to 6-3 trouncing October 21, 2013
The Anaheim Ducks reeled off a 7th straight victory last night, with most of the damage coming from the 1st line duo of Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf. Perry’s performance of two goals and an assist earned him the second star of the match. Through eight games, the 2010-11 Hart Trophy winner leads the Ducks in goals (5) and points (9).
For more on Perry and last night’s victory, keep reading the tsn.ca article here.
Subban, Stamkos among top names invited to Canada’s Olympic camp July 23, 2013
With the Sochi 2014 Olympics right around the corner, Hockey Canada announced their preliminary list of 47 players for the nation’s upcoming orientation camp in late August. Headlining that list is the newly crowned Norris Trophy winner P.K. Subban, along with 2-time Maurice “Rocket” Richard award winner Steven Stamkos. Other notable invitees include: Drew Doughty, Jordan Eberle, Mike Green, Dan Hamhuis, Brad Marchand, James Neal, Corey Perry, Dion Phaneuf, Alex Pietrangelo, and Mike Richards.
For more on this story, keep reading the NHL.com piece here.
For more on Subban's reaction to being invited to the Olympic camp, check out the montrealgazette.com article here.
Anaheim Ducks sign Corey Perry to eight-year contract extension March 18, 2013 – Anaheim, California - Greg Beacham, AP, Writer
ANAHEIM, CALIF.—Corey Perry is following Ryan Getzlaf’s lead yet again, sticking with the Anaheim Ducks for the long term.
Perry agreed to an eight-year, $69 million contract extension with the Ducks on Monday night, keeping the former NHL MVP with the club through the 2020-21 NHL season.
Perry’s new deal is the same length as the extension signed by Getzlaf earlier this month — the longest contracts allowed under the NHL’s new collective bargaining agreement. Just 10 days after Anaheim signed Getzlaf to a $66 million extension, Ducks owner Henry Samueli signed another enormous cheque for Perry, the goal-scoring beneficiary of Getzlaf’s playmaking.
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Source: Greg Beacham, AP, Writer