Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, May 6, 2008. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Hershey (AHL), July 29, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Washington, January 30, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 11, 2012. Traded to Washington by Phoenix for Matt Clackson, April 2, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 2, 2014.
[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