BREAKING: Blackhawks Overpay Newly Acquired Corey Perry

Published June 30, 2023 at 7:53
BY JAMES CONNELLY
     
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The Blackhawks have signed Corey Perry to an expensive contract after trading for his negotiation rights on day 2 of the draft.

Blackhawks Overpay Perry



On day 2 of the draft, the Chicago Blackhawks traded a 2024 7th round pick in exchange for Corey Perry's negotiation rights.


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Perry is coming off a 25 point season with the Lightning where he served mainly as a 4th liner who could be a powerplay net front.

It was just announced that the Blackhawks will be resigning Perry to a super expensive contract.


According to AFP Analytics, Perry was projected to get an $850,000 contract so it is clear the Blackhawks want him.

He will likely serve as a mentor to Connor Bedard next year and help him transition into the NHL steadily and make sure he is able to develop at a good rate.
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