David Perron

Detroit Red Wings, Left Wing
Age: 36-33d (May 25, 1988)
Exp: 16 Years
Country: CA
College: Lewiston
Drafted: Round 1 (#26 overall), 2007
Agent(s): Octagon
Career Earnings

$53,493,598

2022-2023 Free Agent

David Perron signed a 2 year , $9,500,000 contract with the Detroit Red Wings, including $1,000,000 signing bonus, $9,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,750,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $9,500,000
Average Salary:
$4,750,000
Signing Bonus:
$1,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 34 $4,750,000 5.76% $4,350,000 $4,350,000
2023-24 35 $4,750,000 5.69% $5,150,000 $9,500,000
2024-25 36
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2022-23 34 $3,350,000 $1,000,000 $4,750,000 5.76%
2023-24 35 $5,150,000 - $4,750,000 5.69%
2024-25 36
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 34 $3,350,000 $1,000,000 $4,350,000 $4,350,000 $4,350,000 $4,750,000
2023-24 35 $5,150,000 - $5,150,000 $9,500,000 $4,750,000 $5,150,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2018-2021

David Perron signed a 4 year , $16,000,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $16,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2016-2017

David Perron signed a 2 year , $7,500,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $7,500,000
Average Salary:
$3,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2012-2015

David Perron signed a 4 year , $15,250,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $15,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,812,500.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $15,250,000
Average Salary:
$3,812,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2016 / UFA
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2010-2011

David Perron signed a 2 year , $4,300,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $4,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,150,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $4,300,000
Average Salary:
$2,150,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2012 / RFA
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2007-2009 Rookie

David Perron signed a 3 year , $2,755,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $2,755,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $918,333.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,755,000
Average Salary:
$918,333
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2010 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$53,493,598

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

6 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2007 19
Active
$875,000
$875,000
2008 20
Active
$875,000
$1,750,000
2009 21
Active
$875,000
$2,625,000
2010 22
Active
$1,800,000
$4,425,000
2011 23
Active
$2,500,000
$6,925,000
2012 24
Active
$1,756,098
$8,681,098
2013 25
Active
$3,500,000
$12,181,098
2014 26
Active
Retained
$2,049,731
$1,762,769
$14,230,829
$15,993,598
2015 27
Active
$4,500,000
$20,493,598
2016 28
Active
$3,750,000
$24,243,598
2017 29
Active
$3,750,000
$27,993,598
2018 30
Active
$4,750,000
$32,743,598
2019 31
Active
$4,750,000
$37,493,598
2020 32
Active
$3,087,500
$40,581,098
2021 33
Active
$3,412,500
$43,993,598
2022 34
Active
$4,350,000
$48,343,598
2023 35
Active
$5,150,000
$53,493,598
Total      
$53,493,598
$53,493,598
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2007
19
$875,000
$875,000
$875,000
2008
20
$875,000
$875,000
$1,750,000
2009
21
$875,000
$875,000
$2,625,000
2010
22
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$4,425,000
2011
23
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$6,925,000
2012
24
$1,756,098
$1,756,098
$8,681,098
2013
25
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$12,181,098
2014
26
$2,049,731
$1,762,769
$2,049,731
$1,762,769
$14,230,829
$15,993,598
2015
27
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$20,493,598
2016
28
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$24,243,598
2017
29
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$27,993,598
2018
30
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$32,743,598
2019
31
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$37,493,598
2020
32
$3,087,500
$3,087,500
$40,581,098
2021
33
$3,412,500
$3,412,500
$43,993,598
2022
34
$3,350,000
$1,000,000
$4,350,000
$48,343,598
2023
35
$5,150,000
$5,150,000
$53,493,598
Total
$52,493,598
$1,000,000
$53,493,598
$53,493,598

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
11 $28,431,098 - - $28,431,098
2 $5,262,769 - - $5,262,769
1 $2,049,731 - - $2,049,731
1 $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
1 $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
2 $8,500,000 $1,000,000 - $9,500,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2017-18 VGK Nov 30, 2017 - Dec 08, 2017 0 Upper Body
2018-19 STL Jan 31, 2019 - Mar 16, 2019 0 Upper Body
2021-22 STL Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 29, 2021 0 Upper Body
2021-22 STL Jan 13, 2022 - Jan 17, 2022 0 COVID-19
  • Dec 12, 2023 Suspended 6 games for Cross-Checking Artem Zub (OTT) forfeiting $149,214 in 2023-24 salary with Detroit (DET)
  • Jul 13, 2022 Signed a 2 year $9.5 million contract with Detroit (DET)
  • May 24, 2022 Fined $5,000 Cross-checking Nazem Kadri (COL)
  • Jul 01, 2018 Signed a 4 year $16 million contract with St Louis (STL)
  • Jun 21, 2017 Drafted by Vegas (VGK) from St Louis (STL)
  • Jan 16, 2016 Traded to Anaheim (ANA) from Pittsburgh (PIT) with Adam Clendening for Carl Hagelin
  • Jan 01, 2015 Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from Edmonton (EDM) for Robert Klinkhammer and 2015 1st round pick
  • Jul 10, 2013 Traded to Edmonton (EDM) from St Louis (STL) for Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson and 2014 2nd round pick
  • Jul 05, 2012 Signed a 4 year $15.25 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jul 21, 2010 Signed a 2 year $4.3 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Sep 05, 2007 Signed a 3 year $2.755 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 22, 2007 Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#26 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
May 24, 2022 Cross-checking Nazem Kadri (COL) $5,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Dec 11, 2023 Cross-checking Artem Zub (OTT) 6 $149,214
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 DET 76 17 30 47 -12 151 7 10 0 0 27 98 45 16
2022 DET 82 24 32 56 -7 195 6 16 0 0 24 107 52 2
2021 STL 67 27 30 57 8 177 11 15 0 0 11 80 48 1
2020 STL 56 19 39 58 6 151 6 15 0 0 25 45 22 0
2019 STL 71 25 35 60 1 166 9 17 0 0 19 67 52 3
2018 STL 57 23 23 46 3 112 7 7 0 0 13 52 46 15
2017 VEG 70 16 50 66 1 125 1 17 0 0 20 118 50 96
2016 STL 82 18 27 45 -2 151 3 9 1 0 28 87 54 32
2015 ANA 70 12 23 35 -2 145 4 8 0 0 23 140 62 2
2014 PIT 81 17 24 41 -25 196 3 6 0 0 21 171 62 3
2013 EDM 74 25 27 52 -18 205 8 5 1 0 20 114 84 12
2012 STL 45 9 13 22 -2 78 0 0 0 0 9 48 44 8
2011 STL 53 20 20 40 23 103 0 0 0 0 13 32 26 2
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