Corey Perry has landed himself a new contract in Edmonton
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Unique details of Corey Perry's new contract revealed

Published January 22, 2024 at 3:46 PM

Over the weekend, the Edmonton Oilers made the headlines for signing veteran forward Corey Perry for the remainder of the season. The white-hot Oilers who have won their last 13 games will be adding an element to their lineup that could push them over the top come spring time.

The deal is a one-year contract worth $775,000. However, there are additional performance bonuses that Perry can reach. CapFriendly revealed the full details on Monday.

1) Perry will earn $225,000 for 10 games played

2) Perry will earn an additional $50,000 if Edmonton wins the 2nd round of the playoffs and if he plays in 50% of the 2nd round or 50% of rounds 1 and 2

3) Perry can earn an additional $50,000 if the Oilers win the 3rd round of the playoffs and once again if Perry either plays in 50% of the third round or 50% of the first three rounds.

Perry had his contract terminated by the Chicago Blackhawks earlier in the season and after having a one-on-one meeting with the commissioner, he received Gary Bettman's blessing to seek a contract with another organization, ultimately choosing the Oilers.

A player of Perry's ilk is very rarely available mid-season and coming in at a relatively low cost, it's hard to view this as anything other than a win for Edmonton. I'm sure several contending teams were interested.

In Perry, the Oilers will add a former MVP and Stanley Cup winner to their midst. He has 421 goals and 892 points across 1,273 games in parts of 19 seasons. Additionally, he has 196 games of playoff experience with 53 goals and 124 points. After winning the Cup back in 2007 with Anaheim, Perry lost three consecutive finals with Dallas in 2020, Montreal in 2021, and Tampa Bay in 2022. He'll be hoping for a better fate in 2024 in Edmonton.

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