An Ottawa native, he was one of two Senators (Turris) who was named to Team Canada's roster for the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship at the end of last season but did not play due to injury.
2013-14: Established new career highs in goals (six), assists (17) and points (23) ... Averaged greater than 20 minutes of time-on-ice for the fifth consecutive season while averaging a season career high of 22:45 ... Tied for 17th among NHL defencemen with 181 hits ... Tied for second among Senators defencemen (Wiercioch) in scoring ... Registered the first game-winning goal of his NHL career on Nov. 7 vs Montreal (4-1 win).
2014-15 Season high: Blocked shots: 3, Dec. 6 at Pittsburgh (3-2 loss)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (15x) last: 3/10/14 vs Nashville (4-3 OT loss); Assists: 2 (5x) last: 4/8/14 at N.Y. Islanders (4-1 win); Points: 2 (7x) last: (0-2), 4/8/14 at N.Y. Islanders (4-1 win)
[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