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07-12-2013, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Homesick View Post
If you think everyone else is crazy(or drinking something) for thinking Perron is a legit 2nd LW then I have bad news for you. Most "hockey" fans regardless of the fanbase think he is. Even HFBlues fans do, and its an unwritten rule to bash the hell out of any player traded from your team on here
Yep. I was talking yesterday with a good mate of mine that lives in St. Louis and is a die-hard Blues fan about this trade. He thought it was a good trade for the Blues because it frees up a couple of million in cap space (which they're in dire need of), and he thinks Paajarvi will be a good fit, but in his exact words, "You're getting a hell of a hockey player."

The only issue I heard about Perron which might end up being a problem is that (according to my friend) he has a tendency to freelance (a la Hemsky) which can lead to broken plays.

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