Signed as a free agent by Detroit (Sudbury-EPHL), October, 1959. Signed as a free agent by Montreal (North Bay-EPHL), October, 1961. NHL rights transferred to Toronto after NHL club purchased Denver (WHL) franchise and relocated team to Victoria, June, 1964. Claimed by Providence (AHL) from Toronto in Reverse Draft, June 15, 1966.
[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