Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 07/11/13 at 08:41 AM ET
from Bernie Miklasz of the St, Louis Post-Dispatch,
The Blues are breaking up the Boy Band?
This isn't quite to the level of Justin Timberlake leaving N Sync, but still...
The beguiling forward David Perron, abundantly skilled but overpaid, is headed to Edmonton in exchange for forward Magnus Paajarvi and a 2nd round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.
I'm good with this.
1. It saves a bunch of money for a financially challenged franchise. Perron was good, but he should have been much better, and his production didn't justify the Blues' investment in him. Perron has three years and $12.25 million remaining on his contract with an annual salary-cap hit of $3.8125 million. Perron scored 10 goals last season.
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