David Perron
David Perron 2008.jpg
Position Left wing
Shoots Right
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
NHL Team St. Louis Blues
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1988-05-28)May 28, 1988,
Sherbrooke, QC, CAN
NHL Draft 26th overall, 2007
St. Louis Blues
Pro Career 2007 – present

David Perron (born May 28, 1988 in Sherbrooke, Quebec) is a Canadian ice hockey player. He currently plays for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit | edit source]

He was selected in the first round, 26th pick by the St. Louis Blues in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Perron went undrafted in two QMJHL Midget drafts. He instead played with the St. Jérome Panthers of the QJAHL. After accumulating 69 points in 51 games in the 2005–06 season, and winning the Rookie of the Year trophy, Perron was drafted by the Lewiston Maineiacs in the 2006 Midget draft.

Perron had an excellent rookie season in the QMJHL, leading the Maineiacs in scoring with 39 goals and 83 points in 70 games played. The Maineiacs won the President's Cup, and participated in the Memorial Cup.

He became a regular with the St. Louis Blues in 2007. On November 3, 2007 Perron scored his first career goal against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 St. Jerome Panthers QJAHL 51 24 45 69 92
2006–07 Lewiston Maineiacs QMJHL 70 39 44 83 75 17 12 16 28 22
2007–08 St. Louis Blues NHL 62 13 14 27 38
2008–09 St. Louis Blues NHL 81 15 35 50 50 4 1 1 2 4
NHL totals 143 28 49 77 88 4 1 1 2 4

David perron at the 2008 Blues FanFest

External links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Ian Cole
St. Louis Blues first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Alex Pietrangelo

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