UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 14: Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 14, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
[He's] real confident with the puck now, getting it off his stick quick and no second-guessing. We need that. He's such a good guy in the room. He works so hard. That's the big thing. For not a big man, he just fights for every puck and when he scores, the guys appreciate that even more.
— Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice on Mathieu Perreault, who scored two goals in win against Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday