The first thing Albany Devils coach Rick Kowalsky did NOT do last fall when getting Stefan Matteau on his team was sit down with the Devils' 2012 No. 1 draft pick and ask what really happened last spring.
Months later, they still haven't talked about Matteau being kicked off his Quebec Major Junior Hockey League club following a playoff game due to an argument with a head...
With another top scorer leaving the New Jersey Devils, the door to the NHL is once again wide open for Stefan Matteau.
Matteau briefly made the jump from junior hockey to the big league last season, earning a spot on the roster coming out of training camp. The run lasted 17 games and resulted in one goal before the-then 18-year-old was sent back to his junior team.
The Devils hoped...
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July 16, 2013
from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,
Devils 2012 first-round draft pick Stefan Matteau did not quit his junior team, his agent Pat Brisson said this afternoon.
There were multiple initial reports that Matteau, 19, quit the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada after being benched for the third period of the Saturday’s 2-1 loss to Baie-Comeau in Game 2 of the QMJHL semifinals. Armada...
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Stefan Matteau is making waves in the QMJHL, but for all the wrong reasons.
The 19-year-old forward has quit his QMJHL team, Blaineville-Boisbriand Armada, according to RDS. Matteau reportedly quit after being unhappy about being benched during Game 2 of the Armada's series against Baie-Comeau.
He traveled back to Blaineville-Boisbriand...
The New Jersey Devils have returned first-round draft pick Stefan Matteau to his junior hockey team.
The Devils announced Sunday that Matteau was being assigned to Blainville-Boisbriand of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, where he will participate in the playoffs. He had 18 goals in 35 games with the Armada before the NHL lockout ended.
The son of former New York Rangers...
The New Jersey Devils are keeping first-round draft pick Stefan Matteau with the NHL team for now.
The Devils put the 18-year-old Matteau in the lineup for Thursday night's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, marking his sixth game of the regular season. The decision means that the first year of his contract kicks in for this lockout-shortened 48-game season.
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2013
In a minor act of revenge, Devils 2012 first round pick Stefan Matteau, son of Rangers 1994 hero Stephane Matteau, scored the game winner in overtime on a wrap around attempt from behind the net to give New Jersey the 2-1 overtime win over the cross river rival New York Rangers in each teams' first preseason game at the Times Union Center in Albany.
Matteau swooped in...
When a loss really isn’t a loss at all – it’s beginning to look like UND hockey team wouldn’t have had Stefan Matteau very long – if at all – even if he had actually honored his original commitment come to UND instead of deciding to go to Blainville-Boisbriand Armada of the QMJHL.
Matteau who was drafted 29th overall in the 2012 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils...
Below is some different information that was out then when the Devils were looking at Stefan Matteau prior to the draft. Matteau signed on Tuesday to an entry level contract and will be playing for the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada of the QMJHL next season.
Kirk Leudeke of the New England Hockey Journal describes Matteau as “a rugged power forward who has a big shot and plays a...
The New Jersey Devils have signed first-round draft pick Stefan Matteau to an entry-level contract.
Devils president and general manager Lou Lamoriello announced the signing on Tuesday without disclosing details.
Matteau, the son of former Rangers forward Stephane Matteau, was the 29th overall pick in June. Stephane scored two double-overtime goals in the 1994 conference finals...
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August 14, 2012