Matteau in September 2014.
February 23, 1994 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
St. John's Ice Caps (AHL)
New Jersey Devils
|NHL Draft||29th overall, 2012
New Jersey Devils
Stefan Matteau (born February 23, 1994) is a Canadian-American professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the St. John's IceCaps in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League (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 represented United States at the 2014 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
Matteau's father, Stéphane Matteau, is a retired NHL hockey player who 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.
Matteau was born in Chicago, when his father was a member of the Blackhawks, and lived in New York City, St. Louis, San Jose and South Florida as a result of his father's career, before his family settled in the Montreal area.
Regular season and playoffs
|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||New Jersey Devils||NHL||17||1||2||3||6||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||New Jersey Devils||NHL||7||1||0||1||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||New Jersey Devils||NHL||20||1||0||1||13||—||—||—||—||—|
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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.[dead link]
- "Adam Henrique, Bobby Butler lead Devils past Penguins". ESPN.
- "Canadiens acquire Stefan Matteau". Montreal Canadiens. 2016-02-29. Retrieved 2016-02-29.
- Botte, Peter (2012-05-15). "NY Rangers' Stephane Matteau still enjoying fame earned with his Game 7 goal against NJ Devils in 1994 Eastern Conference finals". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2014-01-01.
- Stefan Matteau's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Stefan Matteau career statistics at EliteProspects.com
|Awards and achievements|
|New Jersey Devils first round draft pick