Scouting: Thick and developed, gritty and slippery, the agitating winger with a tricky wristshot experiencing decline in scoring attributed only partly on skills .. success hinges on a large net-front presence, battling to establish positions in front of the crease .. manufactures openings with unusually-long arms and stickhandling ability – the puck dangling by his side .. solid one-touch skills .. gangly, short-stride skater lacks breakaway top gear and cruising speed, but stable on strong edges – immovable when planted .. stands his ground in front of goalies and when engaged physical confrontation .. absorbs cruel levels of abuse – especially net front .. elevates urgency at key times, trying to be a difference-maker – both a hate/miss proposition .. still, suffers gaps in...
Scouting: Thick and developed, gritty and slippery, the agitating winger with a tricky wristshot experiencing decline in scoring attributed only partly on skills .. success hinges on a large net-front presence, battling to establish positions in front of the crease .. manufactures openings with unusually-long arms and stickhandling ability – the puck dangling by his side .. solid one-touch skills .. gangly, short-stride skater lacks breakaway top gear and cruising speed, but stable on strong edges – immovable when planted .. stands his ground in front of goalies and when engaged physical confrontation .. absorbs cruel levels of abuse – especially net front .. elevates urgency at key times, trying to be a difference-maker – both a hate/miss proposition .. still, suffers gaps in discipline and composure .. yields stick recklessly at times which draws the ire of opponents and plenty of aggression-related penalties.
McKeen’s 2018-19 Yearbook - Analysis: Rather than rebound from disappointing showing in 2016-17, the 2017-18 campaign offered more of the same underwhelming offensive play out of Corey Perry (71-17-32-49) .. did have a somewhat promising start before Dec. 11 (30-6-16-22) when he suffered a leg injury that cost him 11 straight contests .. had a prolonged cold streak immediately after his return from injury (10-2-1-3) .. had a career-high four-game point streak from Feb. 3-9 (4-3-4-7) .. ended the campaign on an upswing (19-5-11-16), though he was then scoreless as the Sharks swept the Ducks in the first round .. while drop in goals in 2016-17 was tied to a decline in shooting percentage (15.8% in 2015-16 to 8.8% in 2016-17), the bigger problem in 2017-18 was that he took fewer shots .. shots per game of 2.37 was his lowest since 2006-07 .. though once a reliable 30-plus goal scorer, Perry can’t be counted on to produce anywhere close to that.
McKeen's 2017-18 Yearbook - Analysis: Became the third player to score three overtime game winners in the postseason, while putting up 11 points in 17 games, overshadowing an overall disappointing season .. a 10-year low iSh% at 5v5 contributed to decline in scoring – a career 13.2% shooting percentage would have increased goals from 19 to 28 .. potted four goals in the first eight games and then went 18 games without a goal, scoring his next goal during the longest point streak of the season (6-3-5-8) .. separated from Ryan Getzlaf late in Q3, and found some late season success with Nick Ritchie and Antoine Vermette (130 mins, 57.1 GF% & 47.9 CF%), scoring eight goals in the last 15 games (15-8-3-11) .. rumours of an injury playing a part – but nothing confirmed by the team – GM Murray said he expected him to be 100% at training camp .. clearly more productive than a sub-20 goal scorer, expect a bounce back in goals as shooting percentage correct.
15-16 Report/16-17 Outlook: Agitating sniper had a wildly inconsistent year, like many Ducks .. started off the season with only one assist in the first eight games before finally beginning to pick up offensive steam shortly after Ryan Getzlaf returned from appendicitis .. pointless until Game 10 at 5v4, where he’d string together nine of 14 points on the power play – including five of his 12 power play markers during the season .. - only held pointless in consecutive games twice between the end of October and Valentine’s Day – a span of 48 games .. would skate most with Rickard Rakell (56.4 GF% & 54.5 CF% in 687mins 5v5), after being separated from Ryan Getzlaf at mid-season (59.1 GF% & 55.2 CF% 672 mins, 5v5) in an effort to generate some balanced scoring – with an extraordinary effect on his individual Corsi For per game – declining from a high of 5 per game to under 3.1 almost immediately upon separation, and continuing at that range until the end of the season .. balanced scoring in the middle, however, with 10 goals in each of Q2 and Q3 .. scored 19 5v5 goals down from the 22 in ’14-15 and career high 31 in ’13-14 .. finished in the 2nd line threshold for 5v5 P/60 (1.78) and 1st line shot-based metrics – an element of luck playing into his scoring chances .. offensive totals benefited dramatically from the power play – shots/60 decreased year over year (11.51 vs 12.21) as well as shot attempts, but scored 23 points versus 7 in 2014-15 - with 12 goals coming on an astronomical 24.4 Sh% .. shots per game have decreased for the second straight season to 2.6/G, compared to 3.5/G over the previous six seasons .. hasn’t scored less than 30 goals in non-lockout years since ’09-10 (27) .. racked up four assists, but failed to score during the playoffs, even with seven shots on goal in a tough Game 7 loss where one goal could have been the difference .. at 31-years old entering the dreaded downslope, and despite notes for concern - a 30-goal season is still in the cards.
14-15 Report: An opening night hat trick signaled a strong start and confirmed six-games later when he repeated the feat .. scored a league-leading 11 goals (13-11-4-15 – 23.91 sh%) when the mumps knocked him out of the lineup for five games .. returned to a three-goal intermission before a knee sprain stole ten more games .. recorded his last power play point on Jan 30 - his next point came in the opening game of the playoffs .. scored 22 5v5 goals firing a career-high 16.06 sh% and scoring 44% of all on-ice goals – experiencing an overall 17% drop in goals scored while on the ice .. at 5v4 the 11.43% shooting percentage was the second lowest of his career .. moved into sole possession of second place in franchise playoff points (tied Andy McDonald with 10 playoff goals in a single postseason) with career highs across the board (16-10-8-18 – 15.6% sh%) .. former London Knight is a big, slippery winger with a tricky wristshot .. manufactures openings with his unusually-long arms and exceptional stickhandling ability .. gangly, short-stride skater lacks a breakaway top gear and strong edge control .. a veteran now, grown stronger and thicker, and sometimes wiser - better able to stand his ground now and more determined to absorb cruel levels of abuse .. success hinges on a large net-front presence, battling to establish positions in front of the crease .. elevates his urgency at key times – wants to be the difference-maker .. still suffers gaps in discipline and composure .. yields his stick recklessly at times which draws the ire of opponents and plenty of aggression-related penalties – an elite-level pest .. if even strength scoring remains the same, there’s an upside with better power play numbers.
13-14 Report: Rebounded with a fantastic 2013-14 (81-43-39-82) after two ‘down’ seasons .. a first team all-star and runner-up for the Maurice Richard trophy, he finished 13th in Hart trophy voting .. one of the league’s true iron men, despite a physical style, missing only 11 games over the past seven seasons .. a powerful winger, with gifted hands in close, is adept at using his 6-3, 212 pound frame to get into scoring positions .. like his line-mate Getzlaf, he was buoyed by a strong shooting percentage (15.4%), the second best of his career after his 50 goal season, breaking the 40 goal mark for the second time, and finishing second in the NHL behind Ovechkin (51) .. drives possession at even strength, boasting a CF% of 52.9% while Anaheim was 49.8% overall .. generally a source of generous penalty minute totals, but was less ornery than usual this year (65 PIMs) .. led the team with 30 minor penalties, but only one major (4 majors in the lockout shortened 2012-13) .. produced a slight 18 powerplay points, as the Ducks struggled, finishing in the bottom third of the league (16.0% efficiency) - factoring in on only 56.3% of goals scored with him on the ice .. meanwhile he and Getzlaf tied for second in the league in even strength points (64), and his G/60 5v5 were 50% higher than both his 3 year average and his five year average .. while scoring consistently in all four quarters he was still prone to slumps .. any magic Boudreau can perform with the powerplay will be a boon .. goal scorers tend to peak in their mid-twenties and Perry will turn 30 in May .. signed through 2020-21 alongside Getzlaf, the next few years may define his career .. expect him to remain among the top snipers next season on the surging Ducks.
12-13 Report: Locked up for eight years, $69 million dollars, through his prime alongside running mate Getzlaf ..rugged sniper started the season typically slowly with only one goal in the first 12 games (12-1-3-4) - in the season opener - followed by an 11 game goalless funk .. a monster 7-game run (7-3-8-11) shortly followed by a 4-game streak (4-4-2-6) effectively scoring half of his goals over over a 12 game span (12-7-10-17) .. suspended four games for a late hit on Wild rookie Jason Zucker inking his contract while out .. seemed to heat up at the right time with a modest 4-game streak on the eve of the playoffs .. squandering any momentum in a flat performance in round 1 ending up with just two assists (7-0-2-2) .. notable regular season trend continued with a declining shooting percentage from a 17% high in Hart trophy, 50-goal season to 11.7% (13.4% in 11-12) .. allocate goals in the mid-thirties as a fulcrum and expect anything above a bonus .. one of the top right wings in the league when on his game has found a consistent level and contributes healthy PIM’s.
11-12 Report .. Delivered an inconsistent follow-up to a ground-breaking `10-11 campaign that landed his first Maurice Richard Trophy (50 goals) and Hart Trophy as league MVP .. still managed to tie for sixth in the league with 37 goals including a team-high six game-winners, but suffered a 38-point drop in point production - with the struggles of sidekick Ryan Getzlaf chief among the culprits .. scored 17 of his 32 goals in the third period - yet stumbled in the shootout with a 2-for-9 mark .. took 41 minors, third-most in the league .. durable pick has missed just two games in past three seasons.
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