14-15 Report: An opening night hat trick signaled a strong start and confirmed six-games later when he repeated the feat .. scored a league-leading 11 goals (13-11-4-15 – 23.91 sh%) when the mumps knocked him out of the lineup for five games .. returned to a three-goal intermission before a knee sprain stole ten more games .. recorded his last power play point on Jan 30 - his next point came in the opening game of the playoffs .. scored 22 5v5 goals firing a career-high 16.06 sh% and scoring 44% of all on-ice goals – experiencing an overall 17% drop in goals scored while on the ice .. at 5v4 the 11.43% shooting percentage was the second lowest of his career .. moved into sole possession of second place in franchise playoff points (tied Andy McDonald with 10 playoff goals in a single postseason) with career highs across the board (16-10-8-18 – 15.6% sh%) .. former London Knight is a big, slippery winger with a tricky wristshot .. manufactures openings with his unusually-long arms and exceptional stickhandling ability .. gangly, short-stride skater lacks a breakaway top gear and strong edge control .. a veteran now, grown stronger and thicker, and sometimes wiser - better able to stand his ground now and more determined to absorb cruel levels of abuse .. success hinges on a large net-front presence, battling to establish positions in front of the crease .. elevates his urgency at key times – wants to be the difference-maker .. still suffers gaps in discipline and composure .. yields his stick recklessly at times which draws the ire of opponents and plenty of aggression-related penalties – an elite-level pest .. if even strength scoring remains the same, there’s an upside with better power play numbers.
13-14 Report: Rebounded with a fantastic 2013-14 (81-43-39-82) after two ‘down’ seasons .. a first team all-star and runner-up for the Maurice Richard trophy, he finished 13th in Hart trophy voting .. one of the league’s true iron men, despite a physical style, missing only 11 games over the past seven seasons .. a powerful winger, with gifted hands in close, is adept at using his 6-3, 212 pound frame to get into scoring positions .. like his line-mate Getzlaf, he was buoyed by a strong shooting percentage (15.4%), the second best of his career after his 50 goal season, breaking the 40 goal mark for the second time, and finishing second in the NHL behind Ovechkin (51) .. drives possession at even strength, boasting a CF% of 52.9% while Anaheim was 49.8% overall .. generally a source of generous penalty minute totals, but was less ornery than usual this year (65 PIMs) .. led the team with 30 minor penalties, but only one major (4 majors in the lockout shortened 2012-13) .. produced a slight 18 powerplay points, as the Ducks struggled, finishing in the bottom third of the league (16.0% efficiency) - factoring in on only 56.3% of goals scored with him on the ice .. meanwhile he and Getzlaf tied for second in the league in even strength points (64), and his G/60 5v5 were 50% higher than both his 3 year average and his five year average .. while scoring consistently in all four quarters he was still prone to slumps .. any magic Boudreau can perform with the powerplay will be a boon .. goal scorers tend to peak in their mid-twenties and Perry will turn 30 in May .. signed through 2020-21 alongside Getzlaf, the next few years may define his career .. expect him to remain among the top snipers next season on the surging Ducks.
Scouting: A big, slippery winger with a tricky wristshot .. manufactures openings with his unusually-long arms and exceptional stickhandling ability .. gangly, short-stride skater lacks a breakaway top gear and strong edge control .. his once-skinny frame has grown stronger and thicker .. better able to stand his ground now and more determined to absorb cruel levels of abuse .. success hinges on a large net-front presence, battling to establish positions in front of the crease .. elevates his urgency at key times - wants to be the difference-maker .. still suffers gaps in discipline and composure .. yields his stick recklessly at times which draws the ire of opponents and plenty of aggression-related penalties.
12-13 Report: Locked up for eight years, $69 million dollars, through his prime alongside running mate Getzlaf ..rugged sniper started the season typically slowly with only one goal in the first 12 games (12-1-3-4) - in the season opener - followed by an 11 game goalless funk .. a monster 7-game run (7-3-8-11) shortly followed by a 4-game streak (4-4-2-6) effectively scoring half of his goals over over a 12 game span (12-7-10-17) .. suspended four games for a late hit on Wild rookie Jason Zucker inking his contract while out .. seemed to heat up at the right time with a modest 4-game streak on the eve of the playoffs .. squandering any momentum in a flat performance in round 1 ending up with just two assists (7-0-2-2) .. notable regular season trend continued with a declining shooting percentage from a 17% high in Hart trophy, 50-goal season to 11.7% (13.4% in 11-12) .. allocate goals in the mid-thirties as a fulcrum and expect anything above a bonus .. one of the top right wings in the league when on his game has found a consistent level and contributes healthy PIM’s.
11-12 Report .. Delivered an inconsistent follow-up to a ground-breaking `10-11 campaign that landed his first Maurice Richard Trophy (50 goals) and Hart Trophy as league MVP .. still managed to tie for sixth in the league with 37 goals including a team-high six game-winners, but suffered a 38-point drop in point production - with the struggles of sidekick Ryan Getzlaf chief among the culprits .. scored 17 of his 32 goals in the third period - yet stumbled in the shootout with a 2-for-9 mark .. took 41 minors, third-most in the league .. durable pick has missed just two games in past three seasons.
- May 6, 2017
Update:Perry collected two assists during regulation before scoring the game-sealing goal in double overtime against Edmonton on Friday.
Analysis:It was a historic comeback with Anaheim trailing 3-0 with just 3:16 remaining in regulation, and after a disappointing season, it seems fitting that the career-long Duck scored the winning goal in the second overtime period. Perry had his worst offensive season since 2006-07, and he had also scored just a single goal through Anaheim's first eight playoff games. However, a switch to Ryan Getzlaf's flank in Game 4 reignited their long-time chemistry, and Perry's strong play finally showed up on the scoresheet. Don't be surprised if the offensive results continue to pile up.
- May 4, 2017
Update:Perry notched an assist while going plus-3 in Wednesday's Game 4 victory over Edmonton.
Analysis:With Patrick Eaves (lower body) unavailable, Perry primarily skated with Rickard Rakell and Ryan Getzlaf on Anaheim's top line Wednesday, logging a series-high 20:30 of ice time, 4:38 of which came on the man advantage. Eaves' status for Friday's Game 5 is currently up in the air, but if he's unable to go, Perry will likely once again log heavy minutes while skating alongside the Ducks' top offensive weapons on the team's first line.
- April 30, 2017
Update:Perry received just 12:28 of ice time -- a season low -- in Sunday's 6-3 victory over the Oilers in Game 3.
Analysis:Conventional wisdom would suggest that the veteran must be dealing with some sort of undisclosed injury based on the lack of playing time, but Perry also spent a hearty 3:15 on the power play, so it's hard to say what's going on with him. He closed out Round 1 with three points in the final two games against the Flames but has been held scoreless in all three contests against Edmonton, so the 31-year-old is probably one to avoid in daily formats when Game 4 rolls around Wednesday.
- March 31, 2017
Update:Perry scored a pair of goals in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to Winnipeg.
Analysis:The two lamp-lighters bring the snarly veteran sniper up to 18 on the season, and while he simply isn't the player he used to be, Perry has officially broken the 50-point plateau for the ninth time. The puck has been going in for him with more frequency lately -- seven times in the last 11 games to be exact -- which has helped improve his (still career-worst) shooting percentage to 8.7.
- March 27, 2017
Update:Perry assisted Nick Ritchie's empty-net goal Sunday against the Rangers.
Analysis:The 31-year-old spent nine minutes in the box, but he clocked 16:46 of ice time regardless. Perry has been cold lately, but now has a point in each of the past two games and he's two short of 50 points on the season, making him a valuable fantasy contributor in most leagues still.
- March 13, 2017
Update:Perry scored twice and had an assist in Sunday's win over Washington.
Analysis:Perry showed some tremendous patience and poise on one of the tallies, bringing him up to 14 markers on the season. His 46 points in 69 games are a letdown overall, but he's impressed of late, scoring against two powerhouse in Chicago and Washington and appears on track to finish the season strong. Perry remains a valuable fantasy asset in most leagues.
- February 23, 2017
Update:Perry collected two assists over just 14:30 of ice time during Wednesday's win over the Bruins.
Analysis:Thankfully, Perry is marking the assists column rather frequently because his 11 goals and 6.5 shooting percentage through 62 games are career-low marks. Additionally, the veteran has just four goals through his past 32 outings. There is likely positive regression ahead in the goals column for Perry, but expecting him to fully bounce back to being a high-end scorer is ill-advised.
- February 10, 2017
Update:Perry scored a pair of goals, added an assist and went plus-3 in Thursday's 5-2 road win against Buffalo.
Analysis:After a 25-game stretch in which he put up zero multi-point efforts and just 11 total points, Perry finally woke up. Unfortunately, he's going to have a tough row to hoe if he wants to parlay this into a hot streak, as the Ducks continue their road trip in Washington on Saturday and Minnesota on Tuesday -- both of those teams boast terrific defense and goaltending.
- February 7, 2017
Update:Perry has just 11 points -- three goals -- through his past 25 games and hasn't registered a multi-point outing during that stretch.
Analysis:In the midst of his worst offensive season since 2006-07, Perry's been a major disappointment, and his 0.17 goals per game and 6.2 shooting percentage are career-low marks. The 31-year-old winger likely has some positive regression ahead, especially since he's being utilized in a top offensive role, but it also isn't out of the question that he's past his prime and won't significantly rebound.
- January 13, 2017
Update:Perry snapped a 13-game goal drought Thursday night with a goal against the Avalanche.
Analysis:Sure, it was the Avs and OK, it was into an empty net. But at the end of it all, a goal is still a goal. Hopefully, this snipe gets Perry rolling again, at least goal wise. He has six points in his last 10 games and remains on pace for a 60-point season. Perry's shooting percentage has to improve -- it's half of his career average. Expect an upswing soon.
- January 4, 2017
Update:Perry hasn't scored a goal in his past nine outings entering Wednesday's game against Detroit.
Analysis:The veteran winger has also only picked up three assists and is averaging just 16:43 of ice per night during the nine-game stretch. While his 22 assists have buoyed his fantasy value to a degree, this is a six-time 30-goal man who's averaging 0.18 goals per game, his lowest mark ever. With a career-low 6.3 shooting percentage, better times are likely ahead for Perry, but it also isn't out of the question that his age-31 season turns out to be his worst showing in the goals column since his sophomore campaign (17 goals) in 2006-07.
- December 8, 2016
Update:Perry scored the game-tying goal with 2:28 left in the game and added an assist during Wednesday's shootout win over Carolina.
Analysis:Perry's assist also came in the third period on Anaheim's fourth goal, so he had a huge impact on the late comeback that sent this game to overtime. At this stage of the 31-year-old winger's career, his best offensive and fantasy days are likely in the rearview mirror, but Perry still has 22 points, 82 shots and 23 penalty minutes through 27 games. However, his five goals are without doubt a disappointing mark. Expect there to be positive regression ahead for his current 6.1 shooting percentage, though.
- November 27, 2016
Update:Perry dished out two assists in Saturday's win over San Jose.
Analysis:Perry has only scored four times this season, but he's aided fantasy owners with 18 points in 22 games. The 31-year-old continues to skate on the top line and first power-play unit for an Anaheim squad sitting seventh in the Western Conference. While the fact he hasn't scored since Oct. 26 is a tad worrisome, he's producing offense consistently and making an impact with the mad advantage, so keep him rolling.
- November 16, 2016
Update:Perry garnered two assists in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the visiting Oilers.
Analysis:The veteran sniper has taken on more of a playmaking role this season, as he's now up to 11 apples to go with just four goals in 17 games. It's not like Perry hasn't been throwing a ton of rubber on net per usual (52 shots on goal), but the puck just hasn't been going in for him; in fact, he last scored 10 games ago, way back on Oct. 26. Despite the lack of lamp-lighters, the 31-year-old has still rolled along at a near point-per-game pace (15 in 17), so owners shouldn't have too much to complain about as long as they didn't reach for him in drafts.
- November 7, 2016
Update:Perry notched three helpers in Sunday's win in over the Flames.
Analysis:Perry has been showcasing his playmaking abilities of late, racking up seven assists in his last four games. The 31-year-old has 13 points (four goals) in 13 games on the year and steadily contributing for an Anaheim team near the top of the Western Conference standings. Perry's 14 PIM and 37 shots on goal make him a dynamic fantasy weapon who should be in your lineup whenever the Ducks are in action.
- November 2, 2016
Update:Perry posted a pair of power-play assists in Tuesday's 4-0 victory over the Kings.
Analysis:The veteran winger's pretty much producing as expected this year, having tallied eight points evenly split between goals and assists as well as 14 PIM through 10 games. Fantasy owners can continue to rely on him for steady offensive production, but an increase could be coming if Rickard Rakell's presence consistently boosts the Anaheim offense the way it did in his return Tuesday.
- October 24, 2016
Update:Perry scored for the second straight game and added an assist in Sunday's win over the Canucks.
Analysis:Perry is riding a three-game point streak and now has five points in six games to open the season. He's been a great all-around fantasy asset with 10 PIM and 23 shots on goal, so make sure he's in your lineup whenever the Ducks are in action.
- September 2, 2016
Update:Perry will replace Jeff Carter (lower-body) on Team Canada's World Cup roster, NHL.com reports.
Analysis:Carter is week-to-week with a lower-body injuring sustained while training. Perry will join Ducks' teammate Ryan Getzlaf on the roster to help Canada defend its tournament title as claimed in 2004.
- April 14, 2016
Update:Perry finished the 2015-16 season with 34 goals, 28 assists and 68 PIM in 82 games played.
Analysis:This whole Ducks team had a theme of coming from the bottom of the barrel all the way to the top, and Perry was no different. While his season wasn't as drastically down as some of his teammates, he still ended the season much stronger than he started it. Once January hit, though, Perry really turned it on with 21 goals and 17 assists in his final 46 games. While his overall point total was his lowest in a full slate of games since the 2011-12 season, he certainly ended the season on a high note and will give his team a huge boost in the playoffs should he be able to continue this level of play.
- April 10, 2016
Update:Perry potted a goal in Sunday's win over the Capitals.
Analysis:The tally proved to be the game-winner, clinching the Pacific Division crown for Anaheim. Perry finished the regular season with 62 points -- down from some of his better years -- but he closed it out strong with 13 points (six goals, seven assists) in his last 15 games as he gears up for a postseason run.
- February 15, 2016
Update:Perry scored a goal -- his 22nd of the season -- and added an assist in Monday's 6-4 win over Calgary.
Analysis:Perry's resurgence continued at the expense of the Flames, as he's now up to 15 points in the last 13 games. The veteran sniper has been a huge factor in the Ducks steamrolling their way to second in the Pacific Division, which is good news for owners as Perry is a big-game type of player who will continue to be leaned on heavily by Anaheim as the postseason approaches.
- January 23, 2016
Update:Perry scored twice in Saturday's 4-3 win over Detroit. He has six goals and one assist in his last nine games.
Analysis:His Cy Young season continues -- Perry has 19 goals and just 12 assists. And he's on pace to deliver the sixth 30-goal season in his last seven full seasons, lockout aside. It's interesting to note that his production this year pretty much mirrors the last (33 goals, 55 points), so 2013-14 aside, Perry's best is clearly behind him. But goal scorers come at a premium, so his return on investment remains intact.
- January 9, 2016
Update:Perry netted his 15th goal of the season and fired eight shots on goal in Friday's win over the Blues.
Analysis:A dominant showing from Perry, who was named second star of the game. The top-line winger has scored twice in his last three games and is up to 26 points in 40 games on the season. The Ducks are rolling and Perry is right in the middle of it, having fired 17 shots on goal over his last three outings and racking up five goals in his last eight games. Make sure you have him in your lineup.
- December 28, 2015
Update:Perry scored twice and fired six shots on goal in Sunday's win over the Flyers.
Analysis:That's back-to-back games with goals for Perry, who has 13 tallies in 34 games on the season. The Ducks may be last in the Western Conference right now, but if they turn things around in the second half of the season, Perry, who has scored six power-play goals this year, will likely play a key role. The 30-year-old is heating up, and with 23 points in 34 games, he makes for a strong fantasy play every night.
- December 22, 2015
Update:Perry skated 15:34 and didn't take a shot on goal or record a point in Monday's loss to the Islanders.
Analysis:He did, however, pick up four penalty minutes, marking his first trip to the box in more than a month. After getting hot through November, Perry's been backsliding -- he hasn't registered a multi-point game since Nov. 24 has just one point (an assist) in his last four games. The Ducks will give him every opportunity to work it out, but it could be that at the age of 30, Perry's distinctly past his peak years. That doesn't mean he's not still a first-line talent, but he's clearly not one of the game's top few scorers anymore.
- December 7, 2015
Update:Perry hit double digits in goals for the 11th straight season with his goal in Sunday's contest versus the Pens.
Analysis:Perry's early second period goal at 4-on-4 helped get the Ducks on level terms before Chris Stewart scored the winner later in the frame. Perry now has three goals in his last four games and has once again show why he is an elite fantasy winger. Perry's next chance to get on the scoreboard will be when the Ducks take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday.
- December 1, 2015
Update:Perry scored his eighth of the season in Monday's 4-0 win over the Canucks.
Analysis:His goal around the midway mark of the third helped to seal a victory for his team at home, their sixth of the season at Honda Center. After going goalless throughout the month of October, Perry now has eight goals and six assists in 14 games in November, numbers we're more accustomed to seeing from the former Hart Trophy winner. Now that his early season slump is officially over, use Perry as you normally would.
- November 14, 2015
Update:Perry put the puck into the net Friday night, but the Ducks were saddled with a 4-1 loss to the Islanders.
Analysis: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.
- November 8, 2015
Update:Perry scored the only goal of the game Saturday against the Sharks.
Analysis: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.
- October 20, 2015
Update:Perry assisted on Rickard Rakell's late-first-period score in Sunday's win over the Wild.
Analysis: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 newcomer 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.
- September 30, 2015
Update:Perry scored two goals on six shots in Tuesday's preseason victory over the Kings.
Analysis:The 30-year-old had another great season last year, finishing with 33 goals and 22 assists in 67 games. His shooting percentage was one of the highest marks of his career at 17.1 percent, but he's been trending in the right direction on that front and is in line for another big season even if that stat dips a bit.
- May 14, 2015
Update: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.
Analysis:Perry suffered the injury during Sunday's Game 5 win over the Flames, but he still managed to score the series-clinching goal in overtime. While the star winger will get some time off during practice this week, Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau is not concerned about Perry's knee.
- May 1, 2015
Update:Perry scored two goals and added two assists -- one of each on the power play -- in Thursday's Game 1 victory over Calgary.
Analysis:This is Perry's second four-point game of the playoffs, as he's been an absolute monster so far. With five goals and six assists through five games in this postseason, he's given opposing defensemen and netminders a lot to think about. Despite having only played in five playoff contests, Perry's easily the NHL's leading scorer so far in the chase for the Cup.
- April 23, 2015
Update:Perry recorded his sixth and seventh points of the playoffs -- both assists -- in Wednesday's Game 4 win over the Jets.
Analysis:The good times keep on rollin' for the Canadian, who now sits on seven points in four playoff games. Unfortunately for Perry owners, his Ducks are done for the time being, as they handled the Jets in a four-game sweep. Perry will have the opportunity to add to his point total in the second round against either the Flames or the Canucks.
- March 27, 2015
Update:Perry scored in the last minute of the third to send Thursday's game against the Bruins to overtime.
Analysis:He struggled throughout the early part of March with just four points in the first nine games, but has bounced back nicely with four goals and an assist in his last five. Perry is heating up at just the right time for the Ducks.
- March 23, 2015
Update:Perry potted a pair of goals and recorded eight shots on goal in Sunday's lopsided loss to the Rangers.
Analysis:Perry has now scored in back-to-back games, giving him 31 goals on the season -- ninth most in the NHL. He also hit the 50-point mark Sunday for the seventh time in his 10-season NHL career. The 29-year-old is one of the most lethal scorers around and should be in your lineup every game.
- March 2, 2015
Update:Perry tallied a goal and an assist in Sunday's win over the Stars.
Analysis:The points give Perry 45 points on the season. Despite missing 15 of his team's 64 games this season, Perry is second only to linemate Ryan Getzlaf in scoring among Anaheim skaters.
- February 28, 2015
Update:Perry scored his 25th and 26th goals of the season Friday night against the Kings.
Analysis:The goals couldn't have come at a better time for the Ducks. Perry scored the eventual game-winner and the empty-netter to ice the game in the third, capping off a massive third period comeback win. The goals ended a five-game drought for Perry, in which he was only able to tally one assist.
- February 9, 2015
Update:Perry delivered an assist in Sunday's loss to the Lightning.
Analysis:Perry now has at least one point in five straight games. He's a perennial star and health permitting, the Canadian could find himself in the 60-65 point range this campaign, despite being limited to 39 games so far.
- February 4, 2015
Update:Perry scored the game's first goal, potted the game-tying goal with 4:08 remaining in the third period, and notched the primary assist on Ryan Getzlaf's overtime winner Tuesday against Carolina.
Analysis:After being held off the scoresheet for a couple games, Perry's bounced back with four points over his last two. He's just barely short of a point-per-game pace, but injury and illness cost him 15 games earlier this year, so this won't be another 80-point campaign.
- January 22, 2015
Update:Perry chipped in two assists, two PIM and finished with a plus-3 rating in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Flames.
Analysis:Perry seemed to be a bit rusty initially upon his return from a knee injury on New Year's Eve, but he now looks to be fully dialed in. Over his last four games, he's compiled four goals and three assists while going plus-9. If not for the knee injury and a bout with the mumps in November, Perry would find himself near the top of the NHL leaderboard in goals, as his 0.59 tallies per game rank behind only Rick Nash and Tyler Seguin this season.
- January 15, 2015
Update:Perry sniped three goals -- one on an empty net -- for his eighth career hat trick in a 4-0 win over the visiting Maple Leafs on Wednesday.
Analysis:He's officially back. After a 10-game absence due to a knee injury, Perry had been uncharacteristically unproductive in his first five games back, notching just two points while skating to a minus-5 rating. However, with 13 shots in the last two games and Wednesday's three-goal outburst, he appears to be rounding back into form. Keep him active at all times.
- December 31, 2014
Update:Perry participated in pregame warmups Wednesday, and will likely be available for the evening tilt against the Sharks, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Perry was activated from IR Wednesday, and although he hasn't seen the ice since Dec. 5, his early season production (22 points in 23 games) makes him worth an immediate start in most formats.
Update:Perry (knee) was activated from injured reserve Wednesday.
Analysis:Coach Bruce Boudreau hasn't yet provided commentary on the transaction, but it's a likely sign that Perry will return to the lineup Wednesday against the Sharks, marking his first game since Dec. 5. The knee injury along with a nasty battle with the mumps have resulted in extended absences for Perry, but he's been exceptionally productive when he's played this season. Next to Ryan Getzlaf on the top line, Perry has netted 14 goals and 22 points in 23 games, numbers strong enough to warrant an immediate activation in any format.
- December 30, 2014
Update:Perry (knee) is viewed as questionable for Wednesday's tilt with the Sharks, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:After skating on his own for the previous week, Perry resumed practicing with the team Monday and looks like he's nearing the finish line of his recovery from the injury. Coach Bruce Boudreau and the training staff will assess Perry's condition at Wednesday's morning skate, and if all goes well, the winger would likely be cleared to see his first action since Dec. 5. Perry's return would bump Devante Smith-Pelly off the Ducks' top line.
- December 29, 2014
Update:Perry (knee) took part in the team's practice Monday, Elliott Teaford of the Los Angeles News Group reports.
Analysis:Perry hasn't played since Dec. 5, but looks like he might be able to get back in the lineup Wednesday against the Sharks. The winger racked up 14 goals and eight assists in 23 games before getting hurt.
- December 27, 2014
Update:Perry (knee) is not expected to play Sunday against the Canucks, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:While Perry has been skating on his own for over a week, he did not travel with the team to Arizona for Saturday's game and it doesn't sound like he'll be ready to play Sunday when the Ducks host the Canucks. Perry has been out since Dec. 5 with a sprained left knee.
- December 21, 2014
Update:Perry (knee) was not part of the line rushes in practice Sunday, and won't play Monday against the Sharks, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Perry will have to be activated from injured reserve before returning and now it appears Monday is no longer an option. He was on the ice for practice Sunday, but was wearing a red no-contact jersey. His next chance to return will come after the Christmas break.
- December 17, 2014
Update:Perry (knee) skated on his own back in Anaheim on Wednesday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Perry isn't traveling with the Ducks on their road trip while he remains more than a few days away from playing, but his return to the ice does offer hope that he's coming close to the end of his recovery timetable. If he demonstrates strong progress over the next few days, he could be activated in time for next Monday's home game against the Sharks. Otherwise, his return wouldn't come until after the Christmas break.
- December 9, 2014
Update:Perry will miss three-to-four weeks due to a sprained left knee, Janis Carr of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:The Ducks wasted no time in placing Perry on injured reserve Monday after assessing his condition during an evaluation earlier in the day. The setback is a troubling development for Perry, considering his injury was initially categorized as a minor knee ailment when we was forced out of Friday's game. The Ducks will now be without their top sniper through at least the New Year, perhaps creating the opportunity for Kyle Palmieri, Jakob Silfverberg or Devante Smith-Pelly to emerge as Ryan Getzlaf's right-hand man on the top line.
- December 8, 2014
Update:Perry (knee) was placed on injured reserve Monday.
Analysis:The Ducks aren't expected to provide an update on the extent of Perry's injury until Tuesday, but the placement on IR ensures that he won't be eligible to return until Saturday, meaning he'll miss at least the team's next two games. Fantasy owners can only wait and hope that the Ducks' next status update on Perry doesn't extend his timetable much further than that.
- December 6, 2014
Update:Perry (knee) will be re-evaluated when the Ducks return home, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Perry can safely be ruled out for Sunday's game against Winnipeg in light of this news. While Perry, who suffered the knee injury Friday, is currently without a timetable for a return, his evaluation early next week should yield an estimate for his recovery period.
- December 5, 2014
Update:Perry left Friday's game against the Wild in the first period and is doubtful to return.
Analysis:Perry's injury came on a hip check by Keith Ballard, after which he was helped straight to the locker room. He missed an extended period of time earlier in the season with the mumps, as did multiple teammates. It would be another big blow to the club if the injury costs Perry more time, but the Ducks should provide an update on his status at some point before their next game Sunday against the Jets.
- December 4, 2014
Update:Perry picked up two helpers in Wednesday's win over the Flyers.
Analysis:Perry's second assist game on a power-play goal for Patrick Maroon, snapping the Ducks' 0-for-19 skid with the man advantage. In addition, Perry also beat goalie Steve Mason for the game-winning tally in the shootout.
- November 30, 2014
Update:Perry scored a pair of goals, had an assist, and was credited with six shots on goal in Saturday's loss to San Jose.
Analysis:An all-around dominant effort from Perry, who now has 14 goals in just 20 games this season. With 20 points in 20 games, to go with a plus-9 rating, Perry is an automatic start every game.
- November 26, 2014
Update:Perry scored his 12th goal of the season while racking up four hits and two penalty minutes in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Flames.
Analysis:The goal was Perry's first since returning from a bout with the mumps virus five games ago, with his previous tally coming all the way back on Nov. 2. Despite the drought, Perry still ranks fourth in the NHL in goals and should begin to make up some ground on league leader Tyler Seguin now that he seems to be back to full strength.
- November 17, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) managed two shots on goal and finished with a minus-2 rating over his 18:57 of ice time in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.
Analysis:Perry didn't have much of an impact offensively in the blowout loss, but the Ducks were certainly glad to have him back active after he missed five games while battling the mumps virus. The team is still waiting on Francois Beauchemin to return from the same affliction, but it appears the illness is no longer festering in the Ducks' locker room.
- November 16, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) will play in Sunday's game against the Panthers after being activated from the injured reserve, Curtis Zupke of NHL.com reports.
Analysis:Perry only started skating Friday but it appears that he's recovered from the mumps virus enough to play Sunday. The 29-year-old has 11 goals and four assists on the season and should be a threat to increase those numbers against the Panthers despite the time away from the ice.
- November 15, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) will be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Panthers.
Analysis:Perry just resumed skating on his own Friday, but it seems he still has an outside chance to play against Florida. While a return during next week's road trip still seems more realistic, Perry will attempt to convince the coaching staff of his health during pregame warmups.
- November 14, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) was skating on his own again Friday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Perry's status for the weekend's back-to-back game appears unlikely at this point, and the road trip following the weekend is appears to be a questionable target return date as well. Perry will likely need to get in some conditioning and possibly a couple practices with the team before rejoining the lineup.
- November 13, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) rejoined the Ducks on Thursday, skating on his own before the team's practice.
Analysis:Perry had been kept away for the last several days while he dealt with the contagious mumps virus, an illness that has also afflicted teammate Francois Beauchemin. However, after showing improvement in his condition the last couple of days, Perry is now set to begin preparing for his return, with coach Bruce Boudreau not ruling him out for either of the Ducks' back-to-back weekend tilts against the Kings and Panthers, according to Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register. Still, it would seem more likely that Perry waits until next week before returning from injured reserve, since the viral infection undoubtedly will require a little time for him to regain full conditioning. Perry reportedly dealt with body temperatures as high as 102 degrees while he was hospitalized last week with a fever.
- November 11, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) has been diagnosed with a viral gland infection and will undergo further testing.
Analysis:What was initially thought to be a minor case of the flu has morphed into a larger problem for Perry, who has missed three straight games with the illness and has yet to resume skating. Though Perry is feeling better, both he and defenseman Francois Beauchemin have been advised to stay away from the team to prevent their contagious diseases from spreading to the rest of the team. More information on Perry's condition should be known when the Ducks receive the results of his medical tests Wednesday, but there remains no definitive timetable for the forward's return.
- November 9, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) was placed on injured reserve by the Ducks on Sunday.
Analysis:Perry wasn't expected to play Sunday anyway, and the move is retroactive and will allow him to be activated for Wednesday's game. Dany Heatley or Tim Jackman will likely slot in while Perry is out.
- November 8, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) has officially been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Canucks.
Analysis:As anticipated, Perry will miss his third straight game while he continues to recover from the flu. He'll turn his attention toward preparing for a return to the lineup Wednesday against the Kings.
Update:Perry (illness) is doubtful to play Sunday versus the Canucks, NHL.com's Curtis Zupke reports.
Analysis:Though Perry's condition has been reportedly improving, he remained off the ice for Saturday's practice, making it unlikely he'll return to the lineup. He's missed the previous two games with the flu, allowing Devante Smith-Pelly to pick up some ice time on the team's top line.
Update:Perry (illness) did not practice Saturday, Lance Pugmire of the LA Times reports.
Analysis:Perry is still questionable for Sunday's game against the Canucks, and even though he didn't practice Saturday, his status is improving. Perry is off to an electric start this season, with 11 goals and four assists through 13 games.
- November 7, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) will not play Friday against the Coyotes, Elliott Teaford of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Analysis:Perry wasn't able to participate in either of the Ducks' skates Thursday or Friday, suggesting he's still feeling the effects of the illness that made him a late scratch Wednesday night. While he'll be in the press box for another game, it shouldn't be long before Perry is back operating at full strength. The winger leads the NHL with 11 goals.
- November 6, 2014
Update:Perry (illness) didn't practice Thursday and remains day-to-day, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Coach Bruce Boudreau said that Perry, who missed Wednesday's loss to the Islanders with the flu, just needs a little more time for the illness to run its course. His status for Friday's game against the Coyotes likely won't be known until after the Ducks complete their morning skate.
- November 5, 2014
Update:Perry will not play Wednesday night due to flu-like symptoms.
Analysis:Perry will take a seat along with fellow first-liner Ryan Getzlaf, as both players are feeling a bit under the weather in advance of Wednesday night's contest. Consider Perry day-to-day heading into Friday's matchup with the Coyotes.
- November 1, 2014
Update:Perry potted a goal and dished out an assist in Friday's win over the Stars.
Analysis:After being held off the scoresheet for the previous three games, Perry didn't take long to reemerge as a vital offensive cog for the Ducks, tallying his 10th goal of the season and assisting on Nate Thompson's overtime winner. Despite the small scoring drought, Perry still ranks tied for fourth in the league in scoring with 14 points.
- October 25, 2014
Update:Perry kept rolling Friday against the Blue Jackets, delivering a power-play goal and an assist at even strength to finish the contest with a plus-2 rating.
Analysis:With the goal -- his fourth in two nights -- Perry vaulted ahead of the Rangers' Rick Nash for the league lead and also joined teammate Ryan Getzlaf atop the NHL leaderboard for points (12). Perry's nine goals in eight games represent the fastest start to a season in franchise history, making the former Hart Trophy winner a very early frontrunner to take home the hardware again in 2014-15.
- October 23, 2014
Update:Perry lit up the Sabres on Wednesday for three goals -- his second hat trick already this season -- in a 4-1 win. He also fired six shots on net and skated to a plus-3 rating.
Analysis:Is this guy money or what? Perry now has eight goals and 10 points in seven games, and even though he only has six PIM and two assists, we really don't mind. The guy is a perennial fantasy stud who fills the net and looks well on his way to once again being a cornerstone of fantasy rosters this season.
- October 18, 2014
Update:Perry scored the game-winning goal in Friday's comeback victory over the Wild.
Analysis:Perry's tiebreaker came with 8:25 left in the third period, with the winger capitalizing on a turnover by the Wild's Jason Zucker. With five goals in five games, Perry looks on track to once again finish among the league leaders in that category.
- October 10, 2014
Update:Perry led a spirited attempt at a comeback with three goals Thursday, but it wasn't enough in a 6-4 loss to the Penguins.
Analysis:A tough one for the Ducks, but Perry already looks like he's in midseason form. He should make another run at 40-plus goals this year.
- September 18, 2014
Update:Perry is projected to be a top performer when it comes to fantasy production and real-life utility alike this coming season, NHL.com reports.
Analysis:Over his past four seasons, the versatile winger is clutch in formats using multiple categories. In that span, he's compiled 145 goals, 276 points, 368 PIM and a plus-44 rating. Perry puts up stellar stats in other areas as well. Last season, he totaled 280 shots on goal, 18 power-play points, nine game-winning goals and 81 hits. Point is, Perry is a top option in fantasy drafts and special in category-driven formats.
- April 28, 2014
Update:Perry registered two huge assists late in the third period of a 5-4 overtime defeat of the Stars in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Sunday.
Analysis:Perry has had a spectacular season, but its his ability to come through in big time situations (like he did on Sunday) that is a major part of why Ducks are such a dangerous team as they move forward in the postseason.
- April 13, 2014
Update:The Ducks plan to rest Perry on Sunday against the Avs, the Orange County Register's Eric Stephens reports.
Analysis:Ryan Getzlaf is also slated to rest, as the Ducks enter Sunday's game in playoff preparation mode.
- March 24, 2014
Update:Perry scored a goal and registered two assists during a 6-2 win over the Panthers on Sunday.
Analysis:Sundays stellar performance gives Perry sole possession of the second most goals and puts him in a tie for the sixth most points of anyone in the NHL this season.
- January 19, 2014
Update:Perry was credited with an assist during the first period of a 3-2 win over the Blues on Saturday.
Analysis:Perry continues to look strong, in the midst of a three-game-long point-streak and with 18 points in his last 14 games.
- January 12, 2014
Update:Perry picked up two assists during the second period of a 5-3 defeat of the Coyotes on Saturday.
Analysis:Perry's hot streak continues, with now 12 points in his last 10 games.
- January 1, 2014
Update:Perry registered an assist early in the third period of a 6-3 defeat of the Sharks on Tuesday.
Analysis:Perry has played well recently, logging six assists in his last five games.
- December 21, 2013
Update:Perry picked up three assists Saturday against the Islanders. The assists were his first since Dec. 3.
Analysis:We're not overly concerned -- he's had more goals than assists in three of his last four seasons, including this one. The performance moves him up the overall scoring chase from ninth to seventh (pending the late games, of course). You know what to do.
- November 18, 2013
Update:Perry was credited with an assist during the third period of a 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Penguins on Monday.
Analysis:Perry continues to look solid with 24 points in 23 games this season.
- November 16, 2013
Update:Perry scored once and assisted on the Ducks' other goal in Anaheim's shootout loss to Carolina on Friday.
Analysis:Perry is in the midst of a strong season with 23 points through the first quarter of the season and an impressive 81 shots on goal. He's a dynamic player and can contribute across the board in rotisserie leagues.
- November 14, 2013
Update:Perry (illness) will play Thursday vs. the Lightning, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:The Ducks confirmed his presence in the starting lineup after he was able to complete warmups without incident. Perry will be without linemate Ryan Getzlaf in this one, as the center was unable to overcome an illness of his own.
Update:Perry (illness) is questionable for Thursday's game against the Lightning, Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune reports.
Analysis:With Ryan Getzlaf (upper body) ruled out and Perry questionable, the Ducks are facing the possibility of being without their top two leading scorers for Thursday's game. Perry missed morning skate with the illness.
Update:Perry missed Thursday's morning skate due to illness.
Analysis:The Ducks haven't ruled Perry out for Thursday's game, but it sounds like they could be without their leading scorer against Tampa Bay. Perry, who has scored five goals in six games so far this month, would likely be replaced by Teemu Selanne on the top line.
- November 9, 2013
Update:Perry registered two assists during a 6-2 win over the Sabres on Friday.
Analysis:Friday's performance means that Perry is now averaging more than a point-a-game this season, he might be worth picking up.
- October 26, 2013
Update:Perry was credited with two assists during the first period of his team's 2-1 win over the Senators on Friday.
Analysis:Perry has looked good, now having a averaged a point a game in the 11 games he's played this season.
- October 7, 2013
Update:Perry scored an unassisted goal in the third period of the Ducks' 3-2 victory over the Jets.
Analysis:Perry has been pretty clutch so far this season, as this is the second game in a row where he has scored the go-ahead goal for the Ducks.
- October 6, 2013
Update:Perry was credited with an assist early in the first period of the Ducks' 4-3 defeat of the Wild on Saturday.
Analysis:After fighting an upper body in the preseason, the Ducks have to be happy to see some productivity from Perry in only the second game of the regular season.
- October 2, 2013
Update:Perry (upper body) will suit up for Wednesday's opener against the Avalanche, the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Perry missed some time in the preseason with a torso injury, but should be available in a full capacity for the opener. He'll work on a top line with Ryan Getzlaf and Patrick Maroon to begin the season.
- September 25, 2013
Update:Perry was held out of Tuesday's preseason game against the Kings due to a torso injury, the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:Perry sustained the injury during Monday's practice and was simply held out as a precaution. He doesn't seem in any danger of missing the Oct. 2 season opener against the Avalanche.
- May 12, 2013
Update:Perry was credited with an assist during the third period of the Ducks' 4-3 overtime loss to the Red Wings in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Friday.
Analysis:With Friday's assist being only Perry's second point in the Ducks' first six playoff games, he is having a slightly slower start to the postseason than the team might have expected from their second highest point-getter of the regular season.
- May 5, 2013
Update:Perry registered an assist in the second period of the Ducks' 4-0 shutout of the Red Wings in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Saturday.
Analysis:Counting the regular season, Saturday's assist snaps a four-game-long pointless streak for Perry. With the second most points of any player on the Ducks, Perry is an important guy for the team to have get going if Anaheim is to go far in the playoffs.
- April 18, 2013
Update:Perry got an assist during the first period of the Ducks' 3-2 loss to the Blue Jackets in overtime on Wednesday.
Analysis:Wednesday's assist snaps a three-game-long pointless streak. Despite this recent low level of productivity, it is still worth noting that Perry currently has 32 points this season.
- March 30, 2013
Update:Perry scored one of Anaheim's two goals in Friday's win over Chicago, giving him three points in the last three games.
Analysis:Perry has been playing solidly since signing his huge contract extension and figures to be highly involved in Anaheim's scoring as the season goes on.
- March 22, 2013
Update:Perry is expected back in Anaheim's lineup Friday after serving out a four-game suspension.
Analysis:With a light NHL schedule, it's even more important to make sure he's back in starting fantasy lineups. The winger had seven points (4G, 3A) and 17 PIMs in seven March contests prior to his suspension.
- March 19, 2013
Update:Perry, who missed Monday's win over the Sharks while serving a suspension, has agreed to an eight-year, $69 million contract extension with the Ducks, according to the Associated Press reports.
Analysis:With that kind of money he's approaching Katy Perry territory. Perry, who still has one game left to go on his four-game suspension for an illegal hit on Minnesota's Jason Zucker, checks in with 24 points in 25 games to date, a per-game pace ahead of last season's 60-point campaign.
- March 13, 2013
Update:Perry has been suspended for four games by the NHL for his wayward elbow Tuesday night, the Orange County Register reports.
Analysis:This isn't Perry's first suspension, which may have played a role in the length of the suspension.
- March 12, 2013
Update:Perry will likely be suspended for his hit to the head of the Wild's Jason Zucker on Thursday.
Analysis:It was an ugly blind-side elbow, and Zucker will probably be out a while due. The seriousness of Zucker's head injury will likely factor into the length of Perry's suspension.
- February 18, 2013
Update:Perry scored the game-winning goal on the power play against the Blue Jackets on Monday. He also picked up two penalty minutes.
Analysis:Perry may only have three goals now, but he's picked up points in three straight games. He's also known to pick up penalty minutes to help your fantasy team.
- February 16, 2013
Update:Perry notched a goal and an assist in Friday's win over Detroit, also finishing a plus-3.
Analysis:Perry, once a 50-goal scorer, is off to a remarkably slow start. Friday's goal was just his second of the season but the veteran power forward may be turning the corner. He's a prime buy-low candidate on one of the Western Conference's top teams.
- February 13, 2013
Update:Perry didn't register a point in regulation again Tuesday against the Blackhawks, but did score in the shootout, contributing to the Ducks' win.
Analysis:Perhaps this might kick-start the slumping Perry, who still has just six points on the season. He did put five shots on net at least Tuesday, more than his average output this season.
- February 9, 2013
Update:Perry posted an assist on Anaheim's only goal in Friday's loss to Dallas, also adding seven penalty minutes. He has not scored a goal since opening night, January 19.
Analysis:Perry's value lies in his ability to score goals and rake in penalty minutes, neither of which he's securing in droves at this point of the season. He's gone 10 games without a goal and all 16 of his penalty minutes have come over two games. The veteran power forward does have two assists in the last four games, but that's little to solace owners who used a high pick on him. Perry is an ideal buy-low candidate.
- January 28, 2013
Update:Perry has 4 points so far this season, all coming in Anaheim's three wins.
Analysis:Each game Perry has registered a point this season, the Ducks have won. Perry finished sixth in the NHL with 37 goals last season, a drop off from his 50 goal campaign in the 2010-2011 season. Perry is an elite scorer and will be a critical part of his teams' success this season.
- April 4, 2012
Update: Perry scored the Ducks' second goal on the power play Tuesday, his 37th of the season.
Analysis: Perry is now 13 goals behind his final tally of 50 goals last season and will be lucky to hit 40 for this campaign. The winger will always have fantasy value but the Ducks need to pick up their play to get him back to his best form.
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