WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 7: Mathieu Perreault #85 of the Washington Capitals controls the puck against the Florida Panthers during an NHL hockey game on November 7, 2009 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. The Capitals won 7-4. (Photo by Ned Dishman/Getty Images)
Mathieu Perreault is the latest Capitals player to row on overseas to sign with a European hockey team. Perreault’s agent confirmed Friday that Mathieu will join HIFK Helsinki in Finland’s SM-liiga. He will be traveling to Finland next eek to prepare to play.
HIFK Helsinki is currently 9th in the standings of SM-liiga.
You can keep up with the other Caps players that are overseas here: http://www.rockthered.net/site/content/roster.html