David Perron is a well-known Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League.
He was recently featured in the match between the Blues and Colorado Avalanche. Following this, he became a part of the controversy.
Is David Perron Playing Tonight?
David Perron is less likely to play the NHL match on Saturday, May 28, 2022. CBS Sports has kept his status as ” Not Playing On Saturday”.
After the heated altercation between Nazem Kadri and him after the whistle on the last game, the league has fined Perron for cross-checking.
The NHL had said it was investigating the incident. Ultimately, The NHL player safety had posted on Twitter: “St. Louis’ David Perron has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for Cross-checking Colorado’s Nazem Kadri.”
The NHL has not mentioned anything about banning Perron. However, analysts and fans think that Perron should be banned from a bunch of games in the next season. So what had happened in the match between the Blues and Colorado Avalanche?
David Perron Fined For Croscheking Avalanche’s Nazem Kadri
Blues forward David Perron was fined $5000 for crosschecking $5,000 on Monday, May 24, 2022.
He was booked for cross-checking Colorado Avalanche’s forward Nazem Kadri. The incident had taken place in Game 4 between the sides.
Perron sent another Blues player, Pavel Buchnevich, to cross-check Kadri on the ice after Kadri hit him near the Blues bench. He surged forward and threw another cross-check into Kadri as he tried to get up.
Perron received a minor penalty for cross-checking at the end. Perron was seen nearly missing Kadri with an elbow once more.
In recent months, Kadri has been the subject of numerous incidents. Since the collision and subsequent water bottle incident, he has been subjected to death threats and thick moments on social media.
Meet David Perron’s Wife Vanessa Vandal & Family
NHL star David Perron is married to Vanessa Vandal, a health and wellness expert.
The pair have been together for so long and are parents to two lovely children. Mason, their son, was born in July 2015, and Victoria, their daughter, was born in 2017.