Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/14/14
Periodically, a message will pop up on David Perron’s Twitter feed from one of his loyalists back in St. Louis — even though he is almost a season removed from his days with the Blues. He has even more fans now in Edmonton, of course, having brought his feisty game to the Oilers, but come Thursday, he’s finally going to make his return to the Scottrade Center, where he’ll surely receive a round of applause. It was his home for six seasons, right up until he was traded to the Oilers for Magnus Paajarvi and a second-round draft pick. It’s also a trade that is heavily weighted in Edmonton’s favour. Perron returns to St. Louis with a career high 24 goals and needs another four points to equal his highest-ever total of 50, but he’s got another 16 games to get there. What he doesn’t have is a shot at the playoffs this season, unlike his former teammates, who are sitting atop the Western Conference. “It would be nice to be a part of a run like (the Blues are on) but it’s the business ...
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