Not only is Corey Perry an NHL all-star, he’s made his mark in the Ontario Hockey League as well. The London Knights of the OHL are going to retire Perry’s no. 94 up into the rafters of the John Labatt Centre.
Perry totaled 140 goals, 240 assists with an overall +/- rating of +110 with the London Knights. He is considered the best player to ever skate with the team. He also led the to the Memorial Cup in his final season in 2005. He is the current record holder for most career points for the London Knights.
Today, Corey Perry will attend the Knights game when they host Brampton and raise his numbers into the rafters.
General Manager Mark Hunter talks about Perry:
“His on ice success and talent falls nothing short of superstardom,” said Hunter. “The London Knights are privileged to honor Corey Perry by retiring his jersey at the John Labatt Centre. His jersey will inspire future hockey stars to play with the same dedication and spirit that Perry demonstrated in his four years here with the Knights.”
Drafted fifth overall by the Knights in the 2001 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection, Perry is one of the biggest names in the NHL that has donned a London Knights jersey.