Perreault announced his retirement from the NHL on Thursday, The Hockey News reports.
Perreault cleared waivers Thursday.
Perreault was placed on waivers by the Habs on Wednesday.
Perreault returned to the active lineup Saturday for the first time since Dec. 14. He did not have a fantasy-relevant statistic over 8:41 of ice time.
Perreault (lower body) was activated from injured reserve and is likely to play Saturday versus the Senators, Jean-Francois Chaumont of Le Journal de Montreal reports.
Perreault (lower body) practiced in a full capacity Friday and is day-to-day.
Perreault (lower body) participated in Tuesday's practice wearing a non-contact jersey, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Perreault (lower body) will spend 3-4 more weeks on injured reserve, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Perreault (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.