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Stars sign right wing Corey Perry to 1-year contract

The four-time All-Star has appeared in 988 career regular-season games, recording 776 points and 1,110 penalty minutes

by Press Release @DallasStars / Dallas Stars Communications

FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed right wing Corey Perry to a one-year, $1.5-million contract, plus an additional $1.75-million in performance-based incentives.

Perry, 34, recorded ten points (6-4=10) in 31 regular-season games played for Anaheim in 2018-19. His season began on Feb. 2, as he missed the first 51 games due to a knee injury. He did not miss a game after returning to the lineup.

Video: Perry 'looking to win another Stanley Cup' in Dallas

The veteran of 14 NHL seasons, all with Anaheim, has appeared in 988 regular-season games recording 776 points (372-404=776) and 1,110 penalty minutes. He ranks first in Ducks franchise history in regular-season games and penalty minutes and third in points.. Since joining the League in 2005-06, he is tied for eighth amongst all skaters in that time in game-winning goals (64), tied for fourth in even-strength goals (263), tenth in total goals (372), 14th in penalty minutes (1,110), tied for 16th in power play goals (103) and 18th in points (776).

Playing in four All-Star Games (2008, 2011, 2012, 2016), he has twice been named an NHL First All-Star Team (2010-11, 2013-14), and won both the Hart Memorial Trophy and Maurice Rocket Richard Trophy in 2010-11. Additionally, he led the NHL in even-strength goals (32) and game-winning goals (11) in 2010-11, and even-strength goals (35) in 2013-14.

The Ducks qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs 11 times in his 14 seasons, where he has compiled 89 points (36-53=89) in 118 games. He won the Stanley Cup in 2007, posting 15 points (6-9=15) in 21 games played during the run.

"Corey is a warrior in every sense of the word and his experience playing in big situations will be a big asset to our group," said Nill. "He has a championship pedigree and this addition gives us tremendous flexibility with how we can manage our forward group."

Video: Corey Perry signs one-year contract with the Stars

Perry has represented Canada at several international tournaments. He has won gold medals for Canada at two Winter Olympic Games (2010, 2014), the 2016 World Championship, the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and the 2005 World Jr. Championship. He also appeared at the World Championship for Canada in 2010 and 2012. Additionally, he won the Memorial Cup in 2005 with the London Knights.

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound native of Peterborough, Ontario was originally selected by Anaheim in the first round (28th overall) of the 2003 NHL Draft.

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