David Perron

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David Perron
David Perron 2008.jpg
Born (1988-05-28) May 28, 1988 (age 25)
Sherbrooke, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Edmonton Oilers
St. Louis Blues
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 26th overall, 2007
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2007–present

David Perron (born May 28, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He currently plays for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Perron was selected in the first round, 26th pick by the St. Louis Blues in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He played with the Saint-Jérôme Panthers of the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League for 51 games in the 2005–06 season.[1] He then had an excellent rookie season in the QMJHL, leading the Lewiston Maineiacs in scoring with 39 goals and 83 points in 70 games played. The Maineiacs won the President's Cup and participated in the Memorial Cup. On October 2, 2007, it was confirmed that Perron would start the season with the St. Louis Blues after an impressive training camp. His progression was impressive because, less than three years before playing his first NHL game, he was still playing at the Midget B level in his hometown of Fleurimont. On November 3, 2007 Perron scored his first career goal against the Chicago Blackhawks. He played throughout the season and scored his first NHL hat trick on November 10, 2009 against the Vancouver Canucks.

During the summer of 2010, Perron signed a 2-year contract worth $4.3 million with the Blues. Perron scored 5 goals in his first 10 games of the 2010-11 season. An injury-shortened 2011–12 NHL season saw Perron score 42 points in 57 games played. On July 5, 2012, Perron signed a four-year, $15.25 million contract with the Blues.[2] Perron was traded to the Edmonton Oilers on July 10, 2013 in exchange for Magnus Paajarvi and a 2014 2nd round draft pick.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

David Perron at the 2008 Blues FanFest

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Saint-Jérôme Panthers QJAHL 51 24 45 69 92
2006–07 Lewiston Maineiacs QMJHL 70 39 44 83 75 17 12 16 28 22
2007–08 St. Louis Blues NHL 62 13 14 27 38
2008–09 St. Louis Blues NHL 81 15 35 50 50 4 1 1 2 4
2009–10 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 20 27 47 60
2010–11 St. Louis Blues NHL 10 5 2 7 12
2011–12 St. Louis Blues NHL 57 21 21 42 19 9 1 4 5 10
2012–13 St. Louis Blues NHL 48 10 15 25 44 6 0 2 2 6
2013–14 Edmonton Oilers NHL 78 28 29 57 90
NHL totals 418 112 143 255 322 19 2 7 9 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Perron". hockeydb.com. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
  2. ^ "David Perron, Blues reach deal". ESPN. 2012-07-05. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  3. ^ "Oilers acquire forward Perron from St. Louis". The Sports Network. 2013-07-10. Retrieved 2013-07-10. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ian Cole
St. Louis Blues first round draft pick
2007
Succeeded by
Alex Pietrangelo