Originally written on Rock the Red  |  Last updated 11/26/12

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 Sources:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capitals-insider/wp/2012/11/23/mathieu-perreault-to-play-in-finland/ http://www.sm-liiga.fi/
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