Veteran forward Corey Perry signs one-year contract with Montreal
35-year-old has 377 goals, 420 assists in 1,045 career games with Anaheim, Dallas
The Montreal Canadiens have signed veteran winger Corey Perry to a one-year, US$750,000 contract.
Perry had five goals and 16 assists in 57 games with Dallas last season before adding five goals and four assists in 27 post-season games as the Stars advanced to the Stanley Cup final.
The 35-year-old Perry has 377 goals and 420 assists in 1,045 career NHL games with Anaheim and Dallas.
The native of Peterborough, Ont., won a Stanley Cup with Anaheim in 2007 and won the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP in 2010-11. Perry also was part of gold medal-winning Canadian Olympic teams in 2010 and 2014.
The Ducks picked Perry in the first round (28th overall) of the 2003 NHL draft.