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2015 NHL Draft
David Perron

David Perron  #57

NUMBER: 57 BIRTHDATE: May 28, 1988  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: STL / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (26th overall)
Has the 4th most goals on Pittsburgh's roster since the beginning of the 2013-14 campaign (45). 2015 POSTSEASON: Is 2nd on PIT with 10 shots. His 9 hits are tied for 4th on PIT. His 2:23 of PP TOI/G ranks 5th on PIT. 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON: 2nd on PIT with 122 shots since joining the team. Had 9 PTS (3G-6A) in his last 22 games. Has hit the 40-point plateau for the 5th time in his career. Had 12 goals in 43 games with PIT after scoring 5 goals in 38 games with EDM this season. Scored his 1st goal with PIT in his Penguins debut Jan. 3 vs. MTL. Acquired from EDM for Rob Klinkhammer and a 2015 1st round draft pick on Jan. 2. Had 19 PTS (5G-14A) in 38 GP with the Oilers. Has surpassed the 20-goal plateau 3 times and the 50-point plateau twice. Career Info: HIGHS: G: 3 A: 3 P: 4 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PGH: 3 G, 5 Att, 60.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 43GP 12G-10A-22PTS PPG: 30 SHG: 3 Postseason Career Info: POSTSEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 4GP 0G-1A-1PTS
Missed majority of 2010-11 due to head injury vs. San Jose, November 4, 2010. Traded to Edmonton by St. Louis with St. Louis' 3rd round choice in 2015 Entry Draft for Magnus Paajarvi, Edmonton's 2nd round choice (Ivan Barbashev) in 2014 Entry Draft and Edmonton's 4th round choice in 2015 Entry Draft, July 10, 2013.
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I think when you build a team, you look at pairs, and I think the pair of [Voracek and Giroux] is very good, certainly one of the top pairs in the League.

— Flyers GM Ron Hextall on Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek after giving Voracek a multiyear extension Thursday