Stefan Matteau

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To be distinguished from his father, Stéphane Matteau, also an ice hockey player.
Stefan Matteau
Born (1994-02-23) February 23, 1994 (age 20)
Chicago, IL, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
New Jersey Devils
Albany Devils (AHL)
NHL Draft 29th overall, 2012
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2013–present

Stefan Matteau (born February 23, 1994) is a American-born Canadian professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Albany Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect of the New Jersey Devils in the National Hockey League (NHL).[1] Matteau was born in Chicago, Illinois, but grew up in Blainville, Quebec.

Playing career[edit]

Matteau was drafted 29th overall in the 2012 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils. He is described as a rugged power forward who plays a hard-nose style. Matteau debuted for the Devils on January 19, 2013 against the New York Islanders.

Matteau signed an entry-level contract with the Devils on August 14, 2012.[2] He played in his sixth NHL game on February 7, 2013 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, meaning that his entry level contract is currently active.[3]

Matteau recorded both his first career NHL point and goal at 16:31 into the second period on February 9, 2013 against Marc-André Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Prudential Center.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Matteau's father, Stéphane Matteau, is a retired NHL hockey player who famously scored the double overtime game seven goal for the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals against the New Jersey Devils in the 1994 playoffs.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010–11 U.S. National Development Team USHL 28 4 5 9 47 2 0 0 0 2
2011–12 U.S. National Development Team USHL 18 6 4 10 93
2012–13 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL 35 18 10 28 70 11 3 6 9 16
2012–13 New Jersey Devils NHL 17 1 2 3 6
2013–14 Albany Devils AHL 67 13 13 26 66 4 1 0 1 4
NHL totals 17 1 2 3 6

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2011 United States U17 Silver medal icon.svg 5 2 3 5 2
2014 United States WJC 5th 5 3 1 4 10
Junior totals 10 5 4 9 12

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Adam Larsson
New Jersey Devils first round draft pick
(2012)
Succeeded by
Incumbent