Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 6 2009. Missed majority of 2011-12 as a healthy reserve. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Norfolk (AHL), October 3, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, January 17, 2013. Traded to Philadelphia by Anaheim for Harry Zolnierczyk, April 1, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 as a healthy reserve.
[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