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Perry Accepts His Hart Trophy

from Eric Stephens of the OC Register,

It is no secret that Corey Perry has often let his emotions get in the way throughout his hockey career and that might never change.

But as he tried to give a short thank-you speech upon winning the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player Wednesday night, Perry couldn’t keep from getting choked up as the words came out.

It was a heartfelt moment for a player who isn’t afraid to rub someone the wrong way on the ice.

“I’m an emotional person,” Perry said at the league’s awards ceremony at the Palms Casino Resort. “It’s like going back when we won the Stanley Cup. I cried after that. That’s just the person I am.”

continued and watch as the full Hart Trophy presentation below…

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bezukov's avatar

Couldn’t have happened to a guy I like less.

Posted by bezukov from the kids are alright. on 06/23/11 at 03:07 PM ET

SYF's avatar

I had diarrhea after they announced his name.

Coincidence?

Posted by SYF from Zata's Epic Viking Beard on 06/23/11 at 03:11 PM ET

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explain to me how a guy that played on a team that barley made the playoffs was the MVP? Why because he lead the league in goals? the NHL is a clown league anymore.

this is he same guy who picked a fight with Pavel datzuk a couple weeks into last season. Ya what an MVP. Please

Posted by Jason on 06/23/11 at 05:11 PM ET

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