The 35-year-old Corry Perry did his best to suppress anyone who predicted his simple role as a reserve in the Montreal Canadiens.
Perry scored 16 points in 29 games, including 9 goals, which was his most productive season since 2017-18. But what role should head coach Dominique Ducharme continue to play to continue smoking?
The man who drafted the London Cavaliers product with the Anaheim Ducks in 2003 believes that he needs to maintain his knowledge of his opponents.
“Canadians must use it as usual. Online. Former chief scout and hockey analyst Alain Chainey said in an interview with TVASports.ca on Thursday that he can use his power and creativity. He never Fear of going online, his career is there.
“Even if he slows down at the age of 35, he is still very dangerous on the opposing territory and has performed well. From now to the playoffs, his role must continue to be consistent.
Perry, who finished a game with Nick Suzuki and Josh Anderson on Wednesday, may take more responsibility for the injury of Brendan Gallagher, who was absent for at least six weeks. A luxury that attracts instrument players.
“You can play it anywhere,” Chainey insisted. Even if he doesn’t become a first-line player like before, his style will not change. Gallagher provides a stable network, which is difficult to find. The coach likes it. ”
“Perry will be able to continue to do what he has always done in the NHL: go online.
The former Ducks amateur scout director was not surprised. The former Morris Richard and Hart trophy winner resumed his career in Montreal.
“Everyone has questions about him. He warned that I had seen so many goals in the difficult period of my junior year, but in the NHL, you didn’t score for nothing.
For Marc Bergevin and Canadiens, this is an excellent acquisition. I firmly believe that he will help the team’s career this year. It is produced regularly.