Selected by Quebec (WHA) in 1977 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1977. Reclaimed by Montreal from Quebec prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979. Claimed by Quebec from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979.
[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