Edmonton Oilers acquire David Perron in trade with St. Louis

Closeup of St. Louis Blues David Perron (57) during game vs Anaheim Ducks at Scottrade Center. St. Louis, MO 3/8/2012. David E. Klutho, Getty Images

EDMONTON- The Edmonton Oilers have acquired left-winger David Perron in a trade with the St. Louis Blues.

In exchange, the Blues received left-winger Magnus Paajarvi and a 2014 second-round draft pick.

The Oilers announced the trade via Twitter Wednesday afternoon.

Perron, 25, was drafted by St. Louis in the 1st Round, 26th overall in the 2007 entry draft. The Sherbrooke, Quebec native had 25 points with the Blues last season, scoring 10 goals and 15 assists in 48 games. He had a career high 50 points in 2009.

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Perron has three more years left on his contract at a cap hit of just over US$3.8 million.

Paajarvi had 26 goals and 32 assists in 163 games with the Oilers. He was drafted 10th overall by Edmonton in 2009.

More to come…

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