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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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GM Doug Armstrong had a good feeling about bringing back David Perron and so far the move has paid off.
"We knew the player, we knew the person," Armstrong said. "We felt that he was more Anaheim than Pittsburgh in the quality of player and how he was going to play. Also, the coach was very comfortable bringing him back in. He felt that he would fit into how we want to play and what we want to do." He has scored seven goals and 16 points in 23 games. Perron is also riding an impressive eight-game point streak going into Thursday night's action. Dec 1 - 9:34 AM

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David Perron extended his point streak to eight games on Monday night.

He scored his seventh goal of the season in a 4-3 overtime win over Dallas. Perron has accounted for three markers and 11 points during his league-best and career-high hot streak.
Nov 29 - 12:15 PM

David Perron scored in the fourth round of a shootout to contribute to a 4-3 win by the St Louis Blues over the Minnesota Wild Saturday night.

In addition to the game winner, Perron had two assists for the night. He helped Paul Stastny at the 7:41 minute mark of the second and Jaden Schwartz at 3:27 in the third. Perron is certainly on a hot streak at the moment with points in each of his last seven games and 10 in total.
Nov 26 - 11:11 PM

David Perron potted the game-winning goal in Thursday's 3-2 triumph over San Jose.

He struck on a St. Louis power play at the 15:56 mark of the second period to break a 2-2 tie. Perron has collected five points in the last three games thanks to a three-assist performance against Columbus on Nov. 12.
Nov 18 - 10:03 AM

David Perron broke his scoring slump in a big way in helping the St. Louis Blues beat the Calgary Flames 6-4 on Saturday.

After going without a point in his first five games back with the Blues, Perron exploded against Calgary, generating the third hat trick of his NHL career while also posting an assist. It was a quiet start for Perron even beyond the lack of production, but he has the skills to occasionally take over a game, something the Blues sorely need.
Oct 23 - 12:56 AM

David Perron will play Wednesday night against Chicago.

He was a bit banged up during the preseason, but he is fine for the start of the year. Perron is projected to play with Jori Lehtera and Vladimir Tarasenko.
Oct 12 - 3:22 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Paul Stastny
2Jori Lehtera
3Patrik Berglund
4Kyle Brodziak
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Robby Fabbri
4David Perron
5Ty Rattie
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Dmitrij Jaskin
3Nail Yakupov
4Scottie Upshall
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Colton Parayko
4Jay Bouwmeester
5Joel Edmundson
6Carl Gunnarsson
7Robert Bortuzzo
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton