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BREAKING: Corey Perry Releases His First Statement Since Termination

Published November 30, 2023 at 5:26 PM
BY DAWSON MCKENZIE
In breaking news, Corey Perry has just released his first statement since having his contract terminated by the Chicago Blackhawks.

Perry Releases Statement On His Termination Apologizing To Blackhawks Organization and Fans



Corey Perry has been silent since he was taken out of the lineup a few weeks ago. Now, with his contract officially terminated, he has released the following statement apologizing to fans and the organization.

I would like to sincerely apologize to the entire Chicago Blackhawks organization, including ownership, management, coaches, trainers, employees, and my teammates. I would also like to apologize to my fans, and my family. I am embarrassed and I have let you all down.


As a result of my actions, there has been speculation and rumors. I am sickened by the impact this has had on others, and I want to make it clear that in no way did this situation involve any of my teammates or their families. Most importantly, I want to directly apologize to those who have been negatively affected and I am sorry for the additional impact to others it has created. My behavior was inappropriate and wrong.

I have started working with experts in the mental health and substance abuse fields to discuss my struggles with alcohol and I will take whatever steps necessary to ensure this never happens again. I hope to regain the trust and respect of everyone who has believed in me throughout my career.
Once again, I am deeply sorry.

Corey


While the statement does not go into detail about the incident that went down, or what the behaviour was that led to his termination, his indication of alcohol use is strong in the final sentence.

It remains to be seen whether or not more details on the incident will be revealed.
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