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Oilers' David Perron withdraws from World Championship due to hip injury

The Edmonton Oilers announced that forward David Perron will NOT play for Canada at the World Championships in Belarus due to a hip injury.Photo Credit: Jaime4Jesus (talk). -Wikimedia CommonsThere is not much going around about how Perron injured his hip but he had to withdraw from the tournament. Taking his place will be Nathan MacKinnon, the 18 year old rookie from the Colorado...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues trade Perron to Edmonton

ST. LOUIS -- A day after Doug Armstrong told reporters no player on his team was safe from a potential trade, the St. Louis Blues' general manager showed he wasn't bluffing. David Perron is no longer a Blue. The left wing was traded by the team Wednesday, shipped to the Edmonton Oilers for forward Magnus Paajarvi and a second-round draft pick in 2014. Both clubs officially...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues trade David Perron to Edmonton for Magnus Paajarvi and a pick

The David Perron trade rumors have come to fruition. The St. Louis Blues have dealt Perron to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Magnus Paajarvi and a second-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, as reported by the team's official site.   The move will clear Perron's $3.812 million cap hit off the books and give the Blues more room to try and sign Alex Pietrangelo, Chris...
Via Frozen Notes
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Columbus talking to Blues about David Perron

Aaron Portzline reports that the Columbus Blue Jackets have had trade talks with the St. Louis Blues involving David Perron. While this report holds a lot more water than your usual trade rumor, several aspects of this report remain unclear. It's not clear what piece(s) Columbus would use to acquire Perron and it's unclear just how serious these talks have been. At the...
Via Frozen Notes
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues players excited, ready for camp

ST. LOUIS - David Perron was already en route from his home in Sherbrooke, Quebec, to St. Louis when news broke of a possible deal to end the NHL lockout early Sunday morning. "I was probably on my phone updating Twitter 50 times in one hour," Perron said. "It was a real exciting time to know I wasnt going to drive for no reason." Perron and the rest of his...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Assessing the David Perron contract

David Perron’s four-year deal was an interesting call for both sides. I figured a short-term deal made since for both sides. Perron operates under the concussion cloud, especially during the coming season, but he also possesses breakout scoring potential. Both sides could have hedged their bets with a one- or two-year agreement. But both sides saw value in the longer term. Blues...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Blues sign Perron to four-year contract

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed forward David Perron to a four-year contract. "Were excited to have David in the fold for the next four years," said Armstrong. "He made a great comeback by scoring 21 goals in 57 games. Were comfortable with his health, and were confident...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Fans welcome Perron after 97-game absence

ST. LOUIS David Perron watched teammates shuffle past him in a walk from their bench to a tunnel. Organ music played, and the Chicago Blackhawks gathered on the ice for a postgame celebration. Nearby, the St. Louis Blues winger who returned to the lineup after a serious head injury tapped goalie Brian Elliott with his stick. Perron was the last Blues player to turn his back on...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Perron to return for Blues against the Blackhawks

Courtesy: St. Louis Blues Hockey Club ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today Blues forward David Perron will return to the lineup when the Blues host the Chicago Blackhawks Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Scottrade Center. Including Fridays game in Colorado, Perron will have missed the last 97 games after suffering a...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Perron set to return from concussion

St. Louis Blues forward David Perron, out almost 13 months with a concussion, is set to return to the lineup on Saturday. Including Friday night's game at Colorado, Perron will have missed 97 games since being injured on a high check from the Sharks' Joe Thornton on Nov. 4, 2010. Perron was a first-round pick in 2007 and is one of the team's best stick handlers and...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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