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Chicago Broadcaster Comes Clean For Lie About Corey Perry's Termination

Published January 24, 2024 at 6:19 PM

Today former NHL All-Star and current NHL analyst John Scott had to come clean for lying about Former Blackhawks Corey Perry and his termination. He clarifies his comments and what did happen according to him.

Chicago Broadcaster Lies About Corey Perry Termination

Yesterday on his podcast Dropping The Gloves current NBC Sports Chicago analyst John Scott claimed to know the events that led to Corey Perry's termination. He said Perry was intoxicated and made a pass at an NBC staff member.

Confirmed by current NBC Sports Chicago broadcaster John Scott that Corey Perry «made a mistake in Columbus one night, drank too much and made a pass at a staff member who worked at NBC». If that's all Perry did then it's not a big deal and nobody should be concerned

This statement blew up on social media and was reported as a fact coming from a primary source with knowledge of the organization. Now less than 24 hours later Scott has admitted he lied about the situation.

Scott Comes Clean For Lie About Perry's Termination

In a post on X, John Scott admits he made a false and misleading statement regarding Corey Perry. He says that his remarks were not based on facts as he had presented them previously.

On my podcast this week I made a false and misleading statement regarding former Blackhawk Corey Perry. It was an off-the-cuff remark that is completely unfounded and not true. It was a poor choice of words and I'll try to be more careful in the future.

This admission of deceit by Scott has left him as an unreliable source going forward. His podcast has a large following in the hockey community that will now have to question things that Scott says if they are not backed by facts.

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Chicago Broadcaster Comes Clean For Lie About Corey Perry's Termination

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