|Born:||January 5, 1988||Draft:||2006 Capitals #177 Overall|
|National Team:||Canada||Current Team:||Montreal Canadiens|
Mathieu Perreault (born January 5, 1988) is a Canadian ice hockey centre who is currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens. He previously played for the Washington Capitals and the Anaheim Ducks in the NHL, and, during the 2012–13 NHL lockout, HIFK of the Finnish SM-liiga. His uncle, Daniel Marois, was an NHL player for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, New York Islanders and Winnipeg Jets.
Prior to turning professional, Perreault played three seasons of major junior hockey with the Acadie-Bathurst Titan in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In his final year in the QMJHL, he won the Jean Béliveau Trophy as the league’s top point-producer and was named to the Second-Team All-Star. Perreault began his professional career during the 2007–08 season, playing with the Capital’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Hershey Bears, and helping them clinch the 2009 Calder Cup.
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- Two-time AHL Calder Cup Champion (2009, 2010)
- Two-time CHL Second All-Star Team (2007, 2008)
- QMJHL Most Points (Jean Beliveau Trophy) (2008)
- QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2008)
- QMJHL First All-Star Team (2007)
- QMJHL Most Valuable Player (Michel Brière Trophy) (2007)
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