Report: Ducks exploring trade market for Perry
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One of the greatest players in Anaheim Ducks history could be on his way out.

The Ducks are reportedly exploring the trade market for former Hart Trophy winner Corey Perry, sources told The Athletic's Pierre LeBrun.

Anaheim has contemplated a buyout if a trade can't be worked out, LeBrun added.

Perry has two years remaining on his contract and comes with an $8.625-million cap hit. He has a full no-movement clause, which would give him control over any trade, but not a buyout.

Here's what a buyout for the 34-year-old would look like, according to CapFriendly:

Season Post-buyout cap hit
2019-20 $2.625M
2020-21 $6.625M
2021-22 $2M
2022-23 $2M

The Ducks have $9.13 million in projected cap space but don't have any key pending free agents.

Perry's production has cratered over the past three seasons. He hasn't reached the 20-goal mark since 2015-16, and he managed just 10 points in 31 games during an injury-riddled 2018-19 campaign.

He's the franchise's all-time leader in games played and ranks second in goals, third in assists, and third in points. He was named the league's Most Valuable Player during his 50-goal campaign in 2010-11. His goal-scoring exploits that season also earned him the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy.

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