Perron said Tuesday that he had sports hernia surgery during the offseason, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports. Perron has shown no ill effects during training camp, and he's expected to be at 100 percent when the Blues take the ice against the Avalanche on Jan. 13. The 32-year-old winger established chemistry with Ryan O'Reilly last season and rang up 25 goals -- his most since the 2013-14 season. The duo will be a fixture in the top six once again, at least until Vladimir Tarasenko (shoulder) returns.
Perron produced an assist and three shots on goal in Friday's 6-2 loss to the Canucks in Game 6. Perron had a good showing with two goals and five helpers during the six-game series. He finished the playoffs with nine points in as many games, as well as 31 shots and 15 hits.
Perron registered two assists and four shots on goal in Monday's 3-1 win over the Canucks in Game 4. Perron kept his strong offense going with his second multi-point effort in his last three outings. The winger is up to four goals and four helpers through seven playoff games. He's added 23 shots, 12 hits and eight PIM.
Perron scored a goal on seven shots and went plus-2 in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Canucks in Game 3. Perron briefly gave the Blues a lead in the second period, but Elias Pettersson's tally 37 seconds later retied the score at two. In six postseason games, Perron has four goals, two helpers, 19 shots and 11 hits. He's recorded four of his six points in three outings against the Canucks.
Perron recorded two assists, one on the power play, in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Canucks in Game 2. Perron had a hand in Ryan O'Reilly's power-play tally in the second period. In the third, Perron deflected a puck that bounced off Jaden Schwartz and into the net to force overtime. The 32-year-old Perron has three goals, two helpers, 12 shots and eight hits through five postseason contests.
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