5 Devils things you need to know today; Reid Boucher, Stefan Matteau returning?

They're dead, then their not. They’re dead, then they not. That’s been the outside perception of the Devils, whose playoff chances seemingly rose from the dead once again Friday night with their 2-1 win over Washington that Jaromir Jagr called the best of the season coupled with Columbus losing at home to Chicago. The updated Eastern Conference wild card standings has...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils: Stefan Matteau progressing in AHL, cleans up game, says he's 'good kid'

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...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils F Matteau out to make most of second chance

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  |  Discuss

The Real Story On Devils’ Prospect Stefan Matteau

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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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Prospect Stefan Matteau Quits QMJHL Team

Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell. 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...
Via HockeyBuzz
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Devils return top pick Stefan Matteau to juniors

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...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Devils not sending Matteau back to junior team

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. Matteau can...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Matteau impresses Devils signs deal

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...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Some insight on Stefan Matteau of 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...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Devils sign first-round draft pick, Stefan Matteau

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  |  Discuss

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