Perry has cleared waivers and has been assigned to Montreal's taxi squad, Steve Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

Perry was added to a five-man taxi squad along with forwards Michael Frolik and Ryan Poehling, defenseman Cale Fleury and goalie Charlie Lindgren. Canadiens coach Claude Julien has talked up Perry's contributions on the power play, so the veteran could eventually crack the active roster.

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