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Matteau is going with the team to Long Island

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msweet    114

Stefan Matteau is going with the team to Long Island as of now, but says he's been told nothing official about making team.

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DH26    15

and he has to play in the games for his ELC year to get burned. # of team games don't matter so if he doesn't play but is on the trip, it dosen't count

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ghdi    65

Matteau has 5 games. If he plays 6, that contract year is lost.

I would bet on him playing tomorrow.

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NJDevs4978    199

He probably hasn't made the team yet because Butler's still on waivers and Josefson's 'resting'. Or not, who knows...Lou seems to get jollies pulling last-minute roster shenanigans right before the season. And with our luck Josefson will be resting for months.

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MadDog2020    1,757
Thought Matteau fit right in tonight.. He's going to be a good player for us
Yeah he didn't look out of place. I liked his energy.

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ATLL765    79

Matteau was alright tonight. He did botch that pass to Kovy tonight.

He botched a couple passes, but they were nothing atrocious, just bad hope plays to the middle in the O zone. I definitely liked his physical play, wasn't too out of place, but things will be different come Tuesday. Philly's a way better team than NYI and they will have had some game experience in by the time they play us.

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Zubie#8    188

I like this kids game guys. Physical, big body, gets his scoring chances, not a liability, second on the team in shots for the first two games. I wouldnt mind wasting one year of his ELC if he continues to impress.

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I like this kids game guys. Physical, big body, gets his scoring chances, not a liability, second on the team in shots for the first two games. I wouldnt mind wasting one year of his ELC if he continues to impress.

I'm glad the Devils picked a guy with some "size" in last years draft, Lou and the boy's were drafting a lot of smaller players (forwards) over the years, and if those small guys dont score...they're basically useless, at least with Matteau he can add those other elements to the game.

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