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David Perron | Winger | #57

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/28/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (26) / STL
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David Perron (upper body) didn't skate on Wednesday.
However, he is expected to participate in Thursday's scrimmage. Perron returned to the Blues back in July on the first day of free agency on a two-year contract. Sep 29 - 9:44 AM

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David Perron is happy to be back in St. Louis.

Perron inked a two-year contract with the Blues, bringing him back to the team that drafted him for the first time since 2013. "I really missed playing in the city and I wanted to get another shot and hopefully make the best of it this time," Perron said. "I think what I was really happy about is how much ‘Hitch’ pushed to get me. With all the rumors that were out there, it just kind of proves that everyone was wrong, and I’m happy about that." He had 12 goals and 36 points in 71 games between Anaheim and Pittsburgh in 2015-16.
Jul 4 - 11:07 AM

Updating a previous report, David Perron's deal includes a limited no trade clause.

The clause states that he can name three teams he will not accept a trade to. It is a small safety blanket for Perron but it does not guarantee him not being moved by the Blues again. He generated 20 points in 28 games with Anaheim last season after he was acquired from Pittsburgh.
Jul 1 - 10:44 PM

David Perron is going back to the St. Louis Blues.

He has signed a two-year contract that carries an AAV of $3.75 million. Perron generated 20 points in 28 games with Anaheim last season after he was acquired from Pittsburgh.
Jul 1 - 12:35 PM

The Montreal Canadiens are reportedly interested in signing David Perron.

Perron is from nearby Sherbrooke, Quebec and he's set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1st. Per Sportsnet, Perron is more than willing to play in his home province. The Canadiens are in the market for at least one top-six forward and Perron certainly gives them that. The 28-year-old scored just 12 goals and 36 points in 71 games in 2015-16, but he really turned it on after being traded from the Penguins to the Ducks. He had 20 points in 28 games with Anaheim.
Jun 29 - 12:11 AM

With the Ducks' playoff run now over, they will have to decide what to do with David Perron.

Anaheim acquired David Perron from Pittsburgh in January, but now his four-year, $15.25 million contract is over. Perron wasn't particularly productive with the Penguins, but he meshed well with Anaheim, scoring eight goals and 20 points in 28 regular season games. Unfortunately he suffered a shoulder injury which prevented him from playing in the regular season after March 20 and though he returned for the playoffs, he might not have been 100%. Still, his strong performance with the Ducks prior to the injury might be enough to warrant signing him to an extension.
Apr 28 - 10:46 AM

While David Perron returned from a separated shoulder for Game 1 of the Ducks' first round series, it sounds like he isn't fully over the injury.

Perron described himself as "as close to 100 (percent) as possible." He also suggested that he's getting more confident as the first round series with Nashville drags on. Perron has a goal and three points in six playoff games.
Apr 26 - 4:26 AM

David Perron recorded two points in the Ducks’ 5-2 Game 5 win against the Predators on Saturday night.

Perron scored an unassisted goal in the second period that tied the game at one, then assisted on Ryan Garbutt’s marker about two minutes later. Sami Vatanen (goal, assist), Ryan Kesler and Cam Fowler scored the other goals. Jakob Silfverberg and Ryan Getzlef got two assists apiece.
Apr 23 - 9:03 PM

David Perron had an assist in Anaheim's 4-1 win against Nashville Thursday night.

It was Perron's first point of the 2016 playoffs. He had 12 goals and 36 points in 71 regular season contests.
Apr 22 - 10:39 AM

David Perron (shoulder) is good to go for Game 1 Friday night.

Perron hasn't played since March 20, but before that he looked like a great fit with the Anaheim Ducks. After being limited to 16 points in 43 contests with Pittsburgh, he had 20 points in 28 contests with Anaheim.
Apr 15 - 2:20 PM

David Perron (shoulder) might be available for Game 1 on Friday versus Nashville.

Perron might be a game-time decision when it appeared originally that he would miss the start of the playoffs because of a shoulder injury. He hasn't played since Mar. 20.
Apr 14 - 3:36 PM

David Perron (shoulder) has been skating and working on his shooting lately.

Perron will probably be able to return before the end of the first round. He had 12 goals and 36 points in 71 regular season contests.
Apr 12 - 1:17 PM

David Perron (shoulder) worked out on his own Saturday.

Perron separated his shoulder March 20 and is expected to miss at least two more weeks. Coach Bruce Boudreau said that Perron is expected to skate soon.
Apr 2 - 6:23 PM

David Perron has a separated right shoulder and will consequently miss the next two-to-four weeks.

In other words, Perron is done for the regular season and will miss the start of the playoffs. It's worth specifying that Perron's actual timetable is four-to-six weeks, but that's as of the time of injury, which was March 20, hence he should be out for the next two-to-four weeks. Perron has 12 goals and 36 points in 71 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ducks in 2015-16.
Apr 1 - 1:28 PM

David Perron is considered week-to-week with a right shoulder injury, according to coach Bruce Boudreau.

He is going back to Anaheim for further evaluation. Perron was injured on Sunday against Winnipeg. He has notched eight goals and 20 points in 28 games with the Ducks since he was acquired from Pittsburgh for Carl Hagelin.
Mar 21 - 12:58 PM

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