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Perron signs four-year contract with Blues

Returns to St. Louis for $4 million annually, had career-high 66 points for Golden Knights

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David Perron signed a four-year, $16 million contract with the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. It has an average annual value of $4 million.

The 30-year-old forward had an NHL career-high 66 points (16 goals, 50 assists) in 70 games and led the Vegas Golden Knights in assists last season after being selected from the Blues in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. Perron had nine points (one goal, eight assists) in 15 Stanley Cup Playoff games, helping the expansion Golden Knights reach the Stanley Cup Final, which they lost to the Washington Capitals.

 

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Perron was selected by St. Louis in the first round (No. 26) of the 2007 NHL Draft. He has 444 points (175 goals, 269 assists) in 722 NHL games with the Golden Knights, Blues, Anaheim Ducks, Pittsburgh Penguins and Edmonton Oilers. Perron has 23 points (four goals, 19 assists) in 57 playoff games.

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