Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Pigeon Commits to Mustangs for 23/24 Season

The Melfort Mustangs are excited to announce that 2004-born forward Mathieu Pigeon has committed to the club for the 2023/2024 season.

Pigeon (6’1’/165lbs), a Riviere-du-Loup, QC. product, played the past two seasons with the Champlain St. Lawrence Lions of the QCHL (Quebec Collegiate Hockey League). In 33 games this season, Pigeon scored 11 goals and added 16 assists for 27 points. His 27 points were good for third on the team, and his 11 goals were tied for second. During the playoffs, Pigeon finished with a goal and three assists in five games, good for a tie for second on the team.

“Mathieu is a well-rounded player that plays the game the right way,” said Mustangs Head Coach and General Manager Trevor Blevins. “He plays with a high compete level and his character with fit nicely in our room next season.”

During the 2021/2022 season with the Lions, Pigeon scored seven goals and added eight assists for 15 points in 34 games that season.

Prior to his time at Champlain St. Lawrence, Pigeon spent the previous two seasons of his U18 career split between College Notre-Dame (QMAAA), and Riviere-du-Loup Albatros (QMEAA).