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Mathieu Perreault | Winger | #85

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/5/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 188
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 6 (177) / WAS
Contract: view contract details

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Mathieu Perreault (upper body) will indeed return to the Jets' lineup on Thursday.
Perreault had declared himself ready to return, so this doesn't come as a big surprise. It's worth noting that he will start the contest on the fourth line after missing nearly a month, so if you're hoping for a big showing in his return then you might want to temper those expectations. Dec 1 - 3:17 PM

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Mathieu Perreault (upper body) has declared himself ready to play.

Coach Paul Maurice said if Perreault feels good after Thursday's morning skate then he could be back in the lineup versus the Edmonton Oilers. He hasn't played since Nov. 3 due to an upper-body injury.
Nov 30 - 2:53 PM

Mathieu Perreault (upper body) participated in Monday's morning skate with a regular jersey.

He is close to getting back into the lineup, but coach Paul Maurice wants him to get in a few more days of full contact practices. Perreault may be available to return this weekend.
Nov 29 - 12:53 PM

The Winnipeg Jets have plaed Mathieu Perreault on I/R with an upper body injury.

Perreault has been out since Nov. 3rd. He's posted just three points in 11 games thus far. He's still considered day-to-day, but now we're not so sure. It would seem Perreault isn't quite healing up from his injury. We'll keep you posted.
Nov 12 - 3:59 PM

Coach Paul Maurice will forego any lineup changes for Sunday's match with the Rangers.

Coach doesn't have many alternative options at his disposal anyway. With Perreault, Mark Stuart and Joel Armia all nursing injuries the Jets will simply have to make do with whose already on the roster for now.
Nov 6 - 1:28 PM

Mathieu Perreault (upper body) has been ruled out of Friday's contest.

Perreault was hurt during Thursday's game. He has a goal and three points in 11 contests this season.
Nov 4 - 5:31 PM

Mathieu Perreault suffered an upper-body injury Thursday night.

He logged 12:02 of ice time before he was forced to depart the contest. Perreault didn't return and his status for Friday is unclear at this time. Coach Paul Maurice hinted that call-ups from the minors could be coming though.
Nov 4 - 9:35 AM

Mathieu Perreault tied Thursday's opener against Carolina with just 1:29 left in the third period.

The Jets rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the third period to win the game 5-4 in overtime. Perreault skated between Winnipeg rookies Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor in the contest.
Oct 14 - 10:16 AM

Mathieu Perreault scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Unfortunately for Perreault, he was also forced from the game because of an injury. He suffered the injury after being hit by Kurtis Gabriel. He left without putting any weight on his right foot. Perreault scored a power play goal early in the second period and he added an assist on Kyle Connor's goal less than 12 minutes later. The team didn't provide an update on Perreault's status after the game. We'll consider him day-to-day for now.
Sep 29 - 11:14 PM

Mathieu Perreault wants to know "how much more" Jacob Trouba wants.

Per Perreault, "This guy plays big minutes, 22 minutes, and he's gonna complain some sort of way about his ice time?" Trouba is on record stating that he wants to be a top-four defenseman who plays on the right side, but that doesn't offer any more clarity to his current veteran teammate. Perreault went on to suggest that Trouba should come to camp anyway because if the Jets get off to a hot start, it could diminish his perceived value and therefore trade prospects.
Sep 25 - 3:46 PM

Mathieu Perreault has signed a four-year, $16.5 million contract extension with the Winnipeg Jets.

This new contract won't kick in until 2017-18 as Perreault still has one season left on his three-year, $9 million deal. Perreault has been very consistent over the last three seasons as he's recorded between 41 and 43 points in each campaign. In 2015-16 he had nine goals and 32 assists.
Jul 7 - 2:00 PM

Mathieu Perreault and the Winnipeg Jets are interested in working out a contract extension.

Perreault had nine goals and 41 points in 71 games with the Jets last season before a concussion sidelined him for the end of the year. He will play the final season of his current contract in 2016-17 and can't sign an extension until July 1.
Jun 25 - 4:03 PM

Mathieu Perreault is out indefinitely with a concussion.

Concussions are often unpredictable so this could sideline Perreault for the rest of the season. In 71 games this season, he has generated nine goals and 41 points.
Mar 21 - 1:36 PM

Mathieu Perreault earned two assists on Thursday in a 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.

He assisted on both of Mark Scheifele's goals in the contest despite spending most of the game alongside Drew Stafford and Alexander Burmistrov. Perreault had one point in his previous 10 outings. He now has 36 points in 62 matches.
Mar 4 - 10:31 AM

Mathieu Perreault didn't skate Monday, but he is expected to play Tuesday against Dallas.

Perreault has notched nine goals and 34 points in 57 matches this season.
Feb 22 - 2:35 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Marko Dano
4Adam Lowry
5Kyle Connor
6Andrew Copp
7Nic Petan
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Mathieu Perreault
3Shawn Matthias
4Alexander Burmistrov
5Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Drew Stafford
4Joel Armia
5Chris Thorburn
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Tyler Myers
3Toby Enstrom
4Josh Morrissey
5Mark Stuart
6Ben Chiarot
7Paul Postma
8Jacob Trouba
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Michael Hutchinson