Perry put the puck into the net Friday night, but the Ducks were saddled with a 4-1 loss to the Islanders. Perry was relentless in his quest to score Friday, poking the puck out of a large crowd of defenders and firing one home after his first attempt was blocked. It's that kind of effort that needs to continue for Perry, as the Ducks have been inept offensively this season. In fact, Anaheim has only scored 29 goals in 17 games, the lowest in the NHL -- Perry has five of those scores.
Perry scored the only goal of the game Saturday against the Sharks. That's a three-game point streak for Perry, who has compiled two goals and three assists in that span. The 30-year-old is heating up after a slow start and should be in your lineup every game on an Anaheim team that has won four straight games.
Perry assisted on Rickard Rakell's late first period score in Sunday's win over the Wild. Perry finally recorded his first point of the season, something that must have been weighing heavily on the mind of all Ducks fans given Anaheim's complete inability to generate offence early in the season. After the early season experiment of separating Perry and longtime linemate Ryan Getzlaf failed miserably, the two are back together on the team's top line with team newbie Carl Hagelin. Look for Perry to get his usual scoring touch back as the Ducks begin to gain some momentum through the early part of the season.
Corey Perry scored two goals on six shots in Tuesday's preseason victory over the Kings.
Corey Perry, who is dealing with a minor right knee injury, is expected to be fine for Sunday's Game 1 against the Blackhawks, the Orange County Register reports.
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