Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Tony Leswick, Johnny Wilson and Benny Woit for Dave Creighton, Gord Hollingworth, John McCormack and Jerry Toppazzini, May 27, 1955. Traded to Montreal by Chicago with Terry Gray, Bob Bailey and Lorne Ferguson and the rights to Danny Lewicki for Ab McDonald, Reggie Fleming, Bob Courcy and Cec Hoekstra, June 7, 1960.
[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