Perry agrees to one-year, $750,000 contract with Canadiens


Corey Perry agreed to a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Monday.

The 35-year-old forward scored 21 points (five goals, 16 assists) in 57 games for the Dallas Stars last season after signing a one-year contract with them July 1, 2019.

Perry scored nine points (five goals, four assists) in 27 postseason games, including a goal in the second overtime to defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Stars lost the best-of-7 series in six games.

Selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the first round (No. 28) of the 2003 NHL Draft, Perry has scored 797 points (377 goals, 420 assists) in 1,045 regular-season games and 98 points (41 goals, 57 assists) in 145 playoff games.

Perry won the Stanley Cup with Anaheim in 2007 and is second in games played (988) and goals (372) and third in assists (404) and points (776) in Ducks history.

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