Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 11/10/14

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 31: Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 31, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Ducks 3-2 in an overtime shootout. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Anaheim Ducks agreed to an eight-year contract extension with right wing Corey Perry on Monday, keeping the former NHL MVP with the club through the 2020-21 NHL season. The Ducks announced the deal after the first period of their game against the San Jose Sharks. Perry's new deal is the same length as the extension signed by captain Ryan Getzlaf earlier this month. Just 10 days after Anaheim signed Getzlaf to an eight-year, 66 million extension, Ducks owner Henry Samueli signed another enormous check for Perry, the goal-scoring beneficiary of Getzlaf's playmaking. Perry and Getzlaf came into the NHL together and have played on the same line for nearly every game of their careers, winning the Stanley Cup in 2007 and earning Olympic gold medals for Canada together in 2010. "Staying in Anaheim has always been my first choice," Perry said. "This is a great place to play, and I'm very grateful to have the opportunity to remain here. I want to thank to the ...
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