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David Perron  #57

Edmonton Oilers  Left Wing
NUMBER: 57 BIRTHDATE: May 28, 1988  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 198 DRAFTED: STL / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (26th overall)

CONTRACT STATUS: Signed through 2015-16 season

2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:

-Played his 400th career NHL game on Mar. 6 vs. NYI

- Scored his 1st goal as an Edmonton Oiler on Oct. 7 vs. NJD

- Recorded his 200th career NHL point Oct. 7 vs. NJD

-Recorded his 2nd career hat trick on Jan. 27 @ VAN

-Leads the team in goals (28)

-Set a new career high in points (51) with a goal on Mar. 28 vs. SJS

-3 for 7 (42.9) in shootouts this season with one game deciding goal

2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:

- Recorded a three point game on Jan. 26 @ DAL (2G, 1A) and scored the game winning goal

- Posted a three point game on Mar. 7 @ PHX (3A)

- Finished 2nd on the team in takeaways (26)

 


Missed majority of 2010-11 due to head injury vs. San Jose, November 4, 2010. Traded to Edmonton by St. Louis for Magnus Paajarvi and a 2nd round choice in 2014 Entry Draft, July 10, 2013.
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I came into a team that had 65 points, that was at the bottom of the basement, a team that everybody wrote off as never going to be good. My goal is to go from the very bottom to the very top.

— Forward Brandon Dubinsky on signing a six-year contract extension with the Columbus Blue Jackets