"It's nice to be coming here, a direct flight," Perron said Thursday in his introduction to the local media. "Compared to St. Louis, there was like one or two connections all the time. It's fun, once you're on a plane, that you know you're going to get to your destination without any problems."
The Sherbrooke, Quebec native was traded to Edmonton from the St. Louis Blues on July 10. At 25 years old, he went from being one of the youngest forwards on his team to a middle-of-the-group player on his new one.