Brother of John
Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 21, 1981. Traded to Los Angeles by Calgary with Kevin LaVallee for Steve Bozek, June 20, 1983. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 23, 1985. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 23, 1986. Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 4, 1988.
[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