What happened in Vegas most assuredly did not remain in Vegas.

Not the makeup session for a magazine photo shoot.

"That's a first," Corey Perry said, chuckling.

Or helping to make, and hand out, cotton candy.

"That was a first as well," Perry said.

Becoming a (temporary) member of Blue Man Group.

"The list goes on, I guess," Perry said. "It was all fun. And it was all different. Something I've never done before, took me out of my element."

The clips of Perry's most excellent, out-of-element adventure in Las Vegas are video evidence that it did happen. All this was a prelude to a more tangible confirmation of the complete Vegas experience, the NHL awards.