Matteau was the Devils’ top pick in 2012 and was on the final roster to start last season. He played in 17 games for New Jersey and had a goal and two assists.
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.
Jason Pominville scored twice in regulation and added a shootout goal, and the Buffalo Sabres extended their winning streak to three games by beating the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Saturday.
The New Jersey Devils have won five straight games and are 8-1-3 one-quarter of the way through this 48-game season. The club’s 19 points are the most through the first 12 games in team history.
Steve Bernier scored two big goals late in the third period as the Devils beat the Isles 3-0.
Sidney Crosby lit up the Devils in a 5-1 victory at Consol Energy Center.
The Devils are off to a 3-0-1 start, coming an OT loss shy of matching their best opening four-game stretch in club history.
David Clarkson scored the winner as the Devils got their season off to an ideal start as they beat the Isles 2-1.
18-year-old Stefan Matteau unexpectedly made the Devils’ opening night roster. Now, he’s ready to make his mark with the Devils.
“It’s hard to replace guys like Zach and Sykie,” goaltender Johan Hedberg said. “Those are pure goal-scorers. This will be an opportunity for other guys to step up. We have talent in this system, and sometimes all you need is opportunity.”
The New Jersey Devils have signed first-round draft pick Stefan Matteau to an entry-level contract, the team announced on Tuesday.
Stephane Matteau’s son will soon play for the Devils. He appears to be the kind of prospect that will have a chance to advance up the ranks quickly.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils went after young, frontline players Saturday on the second day of the NHL draft. All of their seven picks, including first-round selection Stefan Matteau, selected with the […]
The selection of Stefan Matteau with the No. 29 pick on Friday night in Pittsburgh came a little more than a week after the Devils lost to the Los Angeles Kings in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals.