Blues Trade David Perron To Edmonton

On Wednesday afternoon, the St. Louis Blues traded forward David Perron to the Edmonton Oilers for forward Magnus Pääjärvi and a second round pick in the 2014 Draft.

Perron, 25, had 10 goals and 15 assists in 48 games for the Blues last season and was team’s first round pick (26th overall) in the 2007 Draft.

Pääjärvi, 22, had nine goals and seven assists in 42 games with the Oilers last year. He was the tenth overall selection in the 2009 Draft.

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3 Responses to Blues Trade David Perron To Edmonton

  1. Jim says:

    Is that a record for Umlauts on a name?

  2. Tim G says:

    seems like a fair deal… slightly weakens STL in the short term, so can’t complain about that…

  3. SouthSideHawkMan says:

    Edmonton IMO wins BIG on this deal. Best player in the trade Perron by a significant amount. Clearly a salary dump and a player they didnt see moving forward. I was a guy that like Pääjärvi going into the draft unfornuately he has done little with alot of a talent and potential. I keep waiting for the Oilers to take the jump to contender maybe this is the year. I also like their 1st ound draft pick Darnel Nurse. Going into last season I saw Edm as a top 4 team in the West and saw Vancouver sliding down, maybe I was a year premature, but I think this move helps ALOT for them.

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