PRESS RELEASE: Perron unable to participate at World Hockey Championship
Hockey Canada announced today Edmonton Oilers forward David Perron will be unable to participate in the 2014 World Hockey Championship due to a hip injury.
The 2014 World Hockey Championship is set to take place May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus.
Perron, 25, appeared in 78 games with the Oilers this season, posting 57 points (28G, 29A) and 90 penalty minutes. He led the Oilers in goals (28) and power play goals (8) and set career highs in points, goals, power play goals and shots.