David Perron
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David Perron

Hometown:

Sherbrooke Quebec

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1988-05-28

Position:

RW

Eligible for draft:

2007

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2007

Height:

5-11

Acquired:

Trade with Pittsburgh, 2016

Weight:

180 lbs.

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History

2006-07: David Perron tore up the QMJHL in 2006-07, his first campaign in the league. His team-leading 28 playoff points, in addition to the 83 he accumulated in the regular season, helped the Lewiston Maineiacs reach the Memorial Cup. Perron was chosen in the first round, 26th overall, of the 2007 NHL Draft by the St. Louis Blues.

 

Talent Analysis

Perron's game is based around his great individual skill, which makes him one of the most dangerous offensive players on the ice. He is especially adept at stickhandling his way past defenders and utilizing his accurate shooting to make opposing goaltenders nervous whenever he is near. His vision within the offensive zone also allows him to set up teammates for scoring opportunities.

 

Future

Perron is on the move again, this time along with Adam Clendening from the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Carl Hagelin.

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