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David Perron | Winger

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 5/28/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
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David Perron picked up a pair of assists in the Oilers' 4-3 loss to the Sharks on Thursday night.
Classic hockey secondary helpers. Perron dug through the muck along the offensive wall to keep the play alive and was fortunate to be part of the string of possession leading to the goals. Full marks to him for doing great work. Perron now has 12 assists and 17 points on the season. Dec 19 - 2:05 AM

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David Perron scored a goal in a 5-2 loss to San Jose on Tuesday.

Perron's point streak has been extended to five games. He has five goals and 10 assists in 28 contests in 2014-15.
Dec 10 - 8:59 AM

David Perron scored the game-winning goal in Edmonton's 2-1 win over San Jose.

The Oilers' 11-game losing streak (0-7-4) is over. Perron's goal midway through the third period broke a 1-1 tie, and ultimately gave Edmonton the win. The 26-year-old has been the subject of trade rumors in the last little while. Perron has four goals and 14 points in 27 games this season. Nail Yakupov also scored for the Oilers.
Dec 7 - 11:50 PM

David Perron and the Oilers were shut out on Thursday night by Pekka Rinne and the Predators, but the 26-year-old still managed to help his fantasy owners with 12 penalty minutes.

Perron was given a roughing penalty and earned a 10-minute misconduct in a separate incident late in the third period. It was a frustrating night for the Oilers, who played well but ultimately lost their eighth straight game.
Nov 27 - 10:53 PM

According to Darren Dreger of TSN, the Edmonton Oilers are looking to trade winger David Perron.

Oilers' GM Craig MacTavish is reportedly looking for a top line center in return. The 26-year-old has two goals and 10 points in 21 games this season.
Nov 23 - 12:54 PM

David Perron scored the only goal for the Oilers against the Blackhawks in a 7-1 loss Saturday night.

With just two goals and 10 points this season, Perron has been a disappointment all around. He was coming off a career year that saw him post 28 (team high) and 29, respectively. Justin Schultz and Jordan Eberle picked up the assists.
Nov 23 - 1:17 AM

David Perron has yet to find the back of the net this season.

After leading the Oilers with 28 goals last season, the 26-year-old winger has not found the back of the net in eight games thus far. He does have five assists including one in each of his last two games. Perron had an off-season hip injury that forced him to start training much later than he normally would have started and that has contributed to his slow start. "It’s only eight games but it’s almost like training camp was eight years ago," Perron said. "It is definitely different when you don’t have the same type of training. It’s not an excuse. Even at 90 per cent, I should be able to make some good plays. I think I’m just going to push for my ice time. I‘m going to try to elevate my game to another level so that they have to get me back to where I was last year." If you can trade for the slumping Perron, do so, as his value is at a low.
Oct 26 - 7:56 AM

David Perron openly admitted that his goal scoring drought has an impact on him.

"Can I be like every one else and say it doesn't affect me?" Perron said with a laugh. "It's not true. They're all lying when they say that; it does affect you." Perron still has four assists in seven games, so he hasn't been held off the scoresheet entirely. Goals tend to come in bunches, so while he has started the season slow, we aren't too worried about him yet.
Oct 24 - 10:35 AM

David Perron (ribs) was fine for Edmonton's season opener on Thursday.

Perron missed a bit of time in the preseason due to the ailment. He registered an assist in Edmonton's 5-2 loss to Calgary.
Oct 10 - 1:48 AM

The Edmonton Oilers will be looking to avoid the same early season struggles that they endured last season.

Edmonton got off to a 4-15-2 start in 2013-14 and was never able to dig itself out of that hole. "We'd like to take a huge step, but sometimes you have to go slowly," said David Perron. "The biggest thing for us will be to stay in the race the whole year. The first 10 games are important. We don't want to fade away like we did last year where the last 50 games didn't really mean too much." The Oilers will play against Calgary on Thursday to open their season.
Oct 9 - 8:15 AM

David Perron won't be in Edmonton's lineup for Thursday's preseason match after he injured his ribs on Wednesday.

He was hit hard by Washington's Matt Smaby and required help getting into the locker room. Perron was back on the ice for his next shift, but he ended up leaving the game in the third period. Consider him day-to-day for the time being.
Oct 2 - 6:52 PM

David Perron meshed superbly with his new teammates in Edmonton last season and will look to build off of his 57 point and 90 penalty minute campaign.

The 26 year-old power forward has been fairly consistent throughout his seven year NHL career, and is a good bet to reward fantasy owners with points and penalty minutes once again. His plus/minus was a concern on an under-performing Oilers squad last year, but the team hopes new goaltenders, defensive acquisitions and rookies can help stop the bleeding on defense. Perron will have new linemates, as his center from last year Sam Ganger was traded, but that shouldn't keep the Sherbrooke, Que. native from contributing.
Aug 30 - 3:14 PM

David Perron won't participate in the World Hockey Championship because of a hip injury.

He apparently aggravated it in training. Perron notched 28 goals and 57 points in 78 games this past campaign with the Oilers. He'll use the off-season to recover.
May 5 - 5:06 PM

David Perron scored a lone goal in Edmonton's 4-1 loss to Colorado Tuesday evening.

Perron has already set a new career-high in points with 28 goals and 29 assists in 76 games this season. On the other hand he has a minus-15 rating, which is a new career-low for him. Sam Gagner and Philip Larsen assisted the lone goal for the Oilers.
Apr 9 - 2:49 AM

David Perron assisted on three goals in Edmonton's 4-3 overtime win over Anaheim Friday night.

Perron now has seven points in his last six games and 26 goals and 28 assists overall in 70 games this season. He has already set a new career-high in points. Oscar Klefblom scored his first NHL goal in the victory, while Sam Gagner scored his 100th goal of his NHL career. Jordan Eberle and Andrew Ference also tallied for the Oilers.
Mar 29 - 3:27 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Leon Draisaitl
3Anton Lander
4Boyd Gordon
5Mark Arcobello
LW1Taylor Hall
2David Perron
3Benoit Pouliot
4Luke Gazdic
5Matt Hendricks
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Teddy Purcell
3Nail Yakupov
4Steve Pinizzotto
5Tyler Pitlick
D1Justin Schultz
2Andrew Ference
3Jeff Petry
4Nikita Nikitin
5Mark Fayne
6Keith Aulie
7Brad Hunt
8Oscar Klefbom
G1Ben Scrivens
2Viktor Fasth