The contract will embrace efficiency bonuses and be prorated to the league minimal, the sources stated.
Perry, 38, had his contract terminated by the Chicago Blackhawks in November. After an inside investigation, the Blackhawks stated Perry violated membership insurance policies in what was described as a office matter. Common supervisor Kyle Davidson declined to reveal specifics however stated it was not a legal matter.
Perry, in an announcement, apologized for his “inappropriate and unsuitable” habits and stated he was getting into skilled therapy for alcohol abuse and psychological well being.
The Oilers are on a franchise-record 13-game profitable streak — an unimaginable turnaround following a sluggish begin that prompted a training change.
A number of groups had explored signing Perry, sources stated.