May 28, 1988|
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
St. Louis Blues|
Vegas Golden Knights
26th overall, 2007|
St. Louis Blues
David Perron (born May 28, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger. He currently plays for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Vegas Golden Knights, Pittsburgh Penguins, Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers.
Career[change | change source]
Before playing in the NHL, Perron played 1 season with the St-Jérôme Panthers of the Quebec Junior AAA Hockey League (QJAHL) and 1 season with the Lewiston Maineiacs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). During his time with the Maineiacs, he was the leading scorer and scored 39 goals and 83 points. The team was able to win the President's Cup and also competed in the Memorial Cup. He was drafted 26th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
On October 2, 2007, the Blues decided to add Perron to the roster after he had an impressive training camp. On November 3, 2007, he scored his first NHL goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in a 3-2 loss. On July 21, 2010, the Blues re-signed Perron to a two-year $4.3 million contract. He only played 57 games during the 2011–12 NHL season because of an injury. On July 5, 2012, he signed a four-year, $15.25 million contract with the Blues.
References[change | change source]
- "Blues Select Eller, Cole and Perron in First Round". St. Louis Blues. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
- "Perron to Start Season on Blues Roster". St. Louis Blues. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
- "Blackhawks 3, Blues 2". St. Louis Blues. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
- "Blues Re-Sign David Perron". St. Louis Blues. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
- "Perron Signs 4-Year Deal with the Blues". St. Louis Blues. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
- "Oilers Acquire Left Wing David Perron". Edmonton Oilers. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
- "Penguins Acquire Forward David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers in Exchange for Rob Klinkhammer and a 2015 First-Round Draft Pick". Pittsburgh Penguins. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database