Mathieu Darche (born November 26, 1976) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who plays left wing. He is currently under contract with the Montreal Canadiens of the NHL after starting the 2009–10 season playing for its AHL affiliate, the Hamilton Bulldogs. In 2007–08, Darche played with the Tampa Bay Lightning. In 2006–07, he played a few games with the San Jose Sharks of the NHL but spent most of the season playing for the team's AHL affiliate, the Worcester Sharks. He played for the Duisburg Foxes of the elite German league DEL in 2005–06 and also split four seasons between the NHL and AHL with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Nashville Predators, and their affiliates. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Darche spent a full season with the Hershey Bears of the AHL. He played his first game as a Canadien on January 20, 2010, versus the St. Louis Blues and scored his first goal for the team on January 22 versus the New Jersey Devils, which was a game-winning goal.
Mathieu is the younger brother of long snapper J. P. Darche. He played hockey at Choate Rosemary Hall and graduated in 1996. He has a commerce degree in marketing and international business from McGill University.