The NHLPA's diversity problem
November, 16, 2012
By Craig Custance | ESPN Insider
Jerome Miron/US PresswireCorey Perry is among the 40 percent of players without a contract for next season.Imagine for a moment that you're Corey Perry. You're skating in Ontario, waiting patiently for this whole lockout mess to come to a conclusion. Your contract with the Ducks expires after this season and you could have secured your future the way so many other players did this summer -- by signing a contract extension. But you decided to wait. Wait to see what the new system brings, what the free-agent market looks like.