Anaheim Ducks
Winnipeg Jets
Mathieu Perreault
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MathieuPerreault
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 185
BIRTHDATE: 01/05/1988
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Drummondville, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: WSH: 2006-177 overall
QMJHL First All-Star Team (2007) QMJHL Player of the Year (2007) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2008) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2007, 2008) Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), November 24, 2012.
Perreault, 25 (1/5/88), has appeared in 159 career NHL games with Washington, scoring 33-37=70 points with a +17 rating and 70 penalty minutes (PIM). He has also played 11 career Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Capitals, posting 1-3=4 points. Perreault has won over half of his faceoff attempts in each of his first two full NHL seasons, going a combined 397-for-776 (51.2) since 2011-12.

Selected by Washington in the sixth round (177th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, Perreault made his NHL debut in 2009-10 under current Anaheim Head Coach Bruce Boudreau. He set several career highs in 2011-12, including goals (16), assists (14), points (30), plus/minus (+9) and games played (64). Perreault appeared in 39 games with the Capitals last season, earning 6-11=17 points with a +7 rating and 20 PIM. He played in all seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinal games against the New York Rangers, co-leading the team in scoring (1-3=4), assists and plus/minus (+3).

A native of Drummondville, Quebec, Perreault played three seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) with Acadie-Bathurst from 2005-08. He won the Jean Beliveau Trophy as the league’s leading scorer in 2007-08 (34-80=114 in 65 games) and earned the Michel Briere Trophy as the league’s MVP in 2006-07 after scoring 41-78=119 points in 67 games.