February 23, 1994 |
Chicago, IL, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|NHL Draft||29th overall, 2012
New Jersey Devils
Stefan Matteau (born February 23, 1994) is a Canadian-American professional ice hockey player who plays for the New Jersey Devils of the NHL. Matteau was born in Chicago, Illinois, but grew up in Blainville, Quebec.
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. 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.
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 93/94 playoffs.
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- "Devils Sign First-Round Draft Pick Stefan Matteau To Entry-Level Contract". CBS New New York. Retrieved 2012-08-14.
- "Stefan Matteau plays in sixth game with Devils, can't go back to junior hockey". The Washington Post.
- "Adam Henrique, Bobby Butler lead Devils past Penguins". ESPN.
|Awards and achievements|
|New Jersey Devils first round draft pick