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Yanic Perreault
Yanic Perreault
Center
(YAH-nihk puh-ROH)
Number: 94
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 185
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 4, 1971
Birthplace: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2007.
Drafted: TOR / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (47th overall)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS(current through 2006-07 season)

High Goal Game:
4 (1x), April 7, 1999 vs. OTT
High Assist Game:
3 (6x), last on April 6, 2006 at STL
High Point Game:
4 (4x), last on Feb. 4, 2006 vs. CHI
First NHL Game:
Nov. 6, 1993 vs. PHI
First NHL Goal/Point:
Nov. 13, 1993 vs. CHI (Belfour)
First NHL Assist:
Nov. 15, 1993 vs. EDM

CAREER


2005-06: Established career-highs in assists (35) and points (57) with Nashville … Led the NHL in face-off winning percentage (62.4% 559-340) for the sixth straight season … Finished third on the team in scoring (22-35-57) … Marked a career-high with 10 points per game, tying him for third on the team … Registered his sixth 20-goal season and his third 50-point campaign in the NHL … Scored his 200th NHL goal at Anaheim on Oct. 8 … Scored a goal in his 700th NHL game on Dec. 15 vs. Chicago … Tallied the game winning goal and an assist in a 6-1 win at Chicago on Dec. 21 … Posted back-to-back multi-point games (2 goals, 2 assists) on Dec. 21 and Dec. 23 … Recorded an 8-game point streak (5-5-10) from Jan. 8-23, tying a franchise record … Missed 11 games with a strained knee suffered on March 2 vs. Vancouver.

2004-05: Did not play.

2003-04: Appeared in 73 games total with the Canadiens, tallying 35 points (18 goals, 17 assists) and 40 penalty minutes ... Led the NHL in face-off winning percentage for the fifth straight season with 65.2%.

2002-03: Led the NHL in face-off winning percentage for his fourth straight season (62.9%) … Registered his 100th point with the MTL on April 5 vs. NY Rangers … Played his 100th game with the MTL on Nov. 18 vs. Pittsburgh.

2001-02: Led the NHL in face-off winning percentage for a third consecutive season (61.3%) … Established career highs in game played, assists (29) and points (56) … Led the team in goals (27), points and game-winning goals (7) … One of only three Canadiens to have played in all 82 games … Recorded his fourth career hat trick Jan. 21 at Florida … Registered 3 points in his first playoff game in a Canadiens uniform on April 18 at Boston (0-3-3).

2000-01: Led the NHL in face-off winning percentage (62.5%) … Scored twice in 11 seconds on Feb. 17 vs. Colorado … Was the Maple Leafs nominee for the Bill Masterton Award.

1999-00: Led the NHL in face-off winning percentage (618%).

1998-99: Registered 15 points (7 goals, 8 assists) in 12 games with the Maple Leafs, the most point totals by all players acquired at the trading deadline.

1997-98: 14 of his 28 goals were scored in the third period or in overtime.

1996-97: 10 of his 11 goals came at even strength. 1995-96: Scored all 3 of the Kings goals in overtime during the season … Had a career high 9-game point scoring streak to start the season (6-8-14).

1994-95: Ranked fifth in the IHL in scoring, despite playing 26 NHL games.

1993-94: Split the season between the Toronto Maple Leafs and St. John (AHL) ... Made his NHL debut on Nov. 6 vs. Philadelphia ... Registered his first point with a goal on Nov. 13 vs. Chicago (Belfour) ... Tallied his first assist Nov. 15 vs. Edmonton.

1992-93: Appeared in 79 games with St. John (AHL), recording 95 points (49 goals, 46 assists) with 19 penalty minutes.

1991-92: Played 62 games, tallying 38 goals and 38 assists for 76 points with St. John (AHL).

1990-91: Led the QMJHL in scoring with 185 points … Named to the QMJHL All-Star team … Selected the QMJHL Most Valuable Player … Winner of the Selke Trophy (QMJHL's most gentlemanly player).

1989-90: Winner of the Marcel Robert Trophy (QMJHL Scholarship Player of the Year).

1988-89: Winner of the Michel Bergeron Trophy (QMJHL Rookie of the Year) … Named the Canadian Junior Hockey Rookie of the Year … Named to the QMJHL All-Rookie team.