HFBoards

Go Back   HFBoards > NHL Eastern Conference > Metropolitan Division > New Jersey Devils
Notices

Devils Send Stefan Matteau back to The QMJHL

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old
03-17-2013, 03:55 PM
  #26
njdevils1982
Chico for HOF!!!
 
njdevils1982's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: North of Toronto
Country: Canada
Posts: 6,939
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by NJDevs26 View Post
They'd just send Frazee down, they don't need to send Matteau down for that. They might for Zubrus but I doubt he's ready yet.

I think they just came to the realization he hasn't played for a while and they want him to get some big game experience in the QMJHL playoffs and prevent him from accruing a year towards UFA.

I do think Janssen's coming up for the Rangers lol
good call on the playoffs! i remember when henrique kicked ass not long ago in the O playoffs. 19 GP -- 20 G -5 A - 25 Pts

njdevils1982 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 03:59 PM
  #27
Luke3026
When you're burned..
 
Luke3026's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Raritan, NJ
Posts: 1,521
vCash: 500
Man I hope it's no Janssen. We have enough trouble scoring goals without burning a roster spot on a guy who's a million to one shot at scoring a goal. I'd rather take my chances with an actual hockey player since the rangers aren't exactly brimming with goons ATM.

Luke3026 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:12 PM
  #28
NJDevs26
Moderator
Status quo
 
NJDevs26's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 21,117
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by CerebralGenesis View Post
Maybe their afraid Marty will "tweak" it again and want a backup incase? I have no idea at this point.

Money is on Josefson, Janssen, or Tallinder.
I almost forgot about Tallinder, good call...that might be it, unless he's in a wheelchair.

Not that Tallinder would play neccesarily but you do have to send a forward down to have all 8 D on the roster when healthy.

NJDevs26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:13 PM
  #29
Richer's Ghost
Moderator
GO SJ & CBJ
 
Richer's Ghost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: photoshop labor camp
Country: United States
Posts: 47,173
vCash: 38
Playing in the NHL the same year he was drafted and looking inconsistent but not lost? I chalk that up as a win. His future is bright. The fact we needed him in the first place is where the criticism belongs.

__________________

We're all a bunch of sausage sticks walking around. None of us really wants to see how we were made.
Richer's Ghost is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:29 PM
  #30
Loko For Loki
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 82
vCash: 500
Quote:
Playing in the NHL the same year he was drafted and looking inconsistent but not lost? I chalk that up as a win. His future is bright. The fact we needed him in the first place is where the criticism belongs.
I don't think we needed him per se. He impressed Lou and the staff in camp, thus earning his way onto the team. Did you attend the rookie training camp/practices?

His future is bright. I hate drawing comparables, but I see him becoming a Hornton like player. Big player with a whistler of a shot.

Loko For Loki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:29 PM
  #31
NJDevs26
Moderator
Status quo
 
NJDevs26's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 21,117
vCash: 500
This can be 'Confirmed with Link' now:

New Jersey Devils ‏@NHLDevils
We have assigned LW Stefan #Matteau to @ArmadaBLB of the QMJHL.

https://twitter.com/NHLDevils

TG and Chere must be out to Sunday brunch.

NJDevs26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:29 PM
  #32
Rella17
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Bergen
Country: United States
Posts: 1,680
vCash: 500
we're just gonna call up Cam or JJ

and then continue to not win games

Rella17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:43 PM
  #33
AirheadPete
Registered User
 
AirheadPete's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Country: United States
Posts: 6,331
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luke3026 View Post
Man I hope it's no Janssen. We have enough trouble scoring goals without burning a roster spot on a guy who's a million to one shot at scoring a goal. I'd rather take my chances with an actual hockey player since the rangers aren't exactly brimming with goons ATM.
not for nothing, but i dont really anticipate the rangers games being all that chippy in all honesty. no more rupp, scott, dubinsky, etc. haley is in their lineup but i dont think he will do anything crazy and outside that there really isnt many pot stirrers per se. but as far as matteau goes, i dont see him coming up and experiencing the NHL for a couple months is a bad thing in any way. everyone needs to remember, he was in junior for what was equivalent to half of an NHL season, plus he will go back for the playoffs. hes not looking like he is gonna be due for a big payday when his ELC expires anyways, and im pretty sure he didnt lose a year towards UFA. then let him go to the AHL after his Q playoffs are done.


Last edited by AirheadPete: 03-17-2013 at 04:50 PM.
AirheadPete is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:45 PM
  #34
NJDevs26
Moderator
Status quo
 
NJDevs26's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 21,117
vCash: 500
Well we all thought Pete would keep Janssen/Barch around for the last Ranger game and neither dressed with Cam quickly being sent down after the Tampa game. Maybe he's taking the opposite tact this year, don't rile them up.

NJDevs26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:48 PM
  #35
Scottyk9
Blackhawks bandwagon
 
Scottyk9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Country: United States
Posts: 24,429
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Scottyk9
Rich Chere ‏@Ledger_NJDevils
Lamoriello on Stefan Matteau: "We know what we have there. He's going to be a size and strength forward in this organization a long time."

Scottyk9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:49 PM
  #36
Scottyk9
Blackhawks bandwagon
 
Scottyk9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Country: United States
Posts: 24,429
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Scottyk9
Rich Chere ‏@Ledger_NJDevils
To be eligible for the QMJHL playoffs, Matteau had to be back on junior club's roster at a certain time and the Devils decided to make move

Scottyk9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:50 PM
  #37
Scottyk9
Blackhawks bandwagon
 
Scottyk9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Country: United States
Posts: 24,429
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Scottyk9
Rich Chere ‏@Ledger_NJDevils
Lamoriello: "For his development it's best that he go back." Matteau could return to the Devils or play in Albany after junior team is done

Scottyk9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 04:53 PM
  #38
VaxjoDevil
Registered User
 
VaxjoDevil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Princeton, NJ
Country: Sweden
Posts: 7,852
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by NJDevs26 View Post
They'd just send Frazee down, they don't need to send Matteau down for that. They might for Zubrus but I doubt he's ready yet.

I think they just came to the realization he hasn't played for a while and they want him to get some big game experience in the QMJHL playoffs and prevent him from accruing a year towards UFA.

I do think Janssen's coming up for the Rangers lol
Yeah, I think that's it.

VaxjoDevil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 05:00 PM
  #39
NJDevs26
Moderator
Status quo
 
NJDevs26's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 21,117
vCash: 500
Could you imagine if Matteau played in the junior playoffs, then the AHL playoffs if Albany somehow makes it? I wonder how many people have done that in the same year.

NJDevs26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 05:02 PM
  #40
Scottyk9
Blackhawks bandwagon
 
Scottyk9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Country: United States
Posts: 24,429
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Scottyk9
Quote:
Originally Posted by NJDevs26 View Post
Could you imagine if Matteau played in the junior playoffs, then the AHL playoffs if Albany somehow makes it? I wonder how many people have done that in the same year.
Albany is sitting in 7th ATM.

Scottyk9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 05:04 PM
  #41
Devilsfan92
4 8 15 16 23 42
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: ON
Country: Canada
Posts: 13,718
vCash: 500
Good stuff. Better him play top minutes down there instead of 5 mins or scratched up here.

I bet he learned a **** ton, apply it, be better and get even better.

I'm happy he got a goal before sent down.

Devilsfan92 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 05:05 PM
  #42
Bleedred
BEAT LA!
 
Bleedred's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Seminole Florida
Country: United States
Posts: 31,968
vCash: 500
If Janssen is called up obviously Pete didn't learn from the last game. We got killed by the Rangers the last time he pulled that **** in the last game against them of the regular season. That was one of the strongest games I've seen them play against us in years and that backfired in his face. The sad part was Lundqvist looked like he couldn't stop a beach ball that game, and they still beat up on us. Janssen was a real help against the Lightning too. The fact Pete insists John Madden lite play on the 1st line over Patty and Rico almost ensures we have 0 real lines too.

Please god anybody but Janssen.

Bleedred is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 05:38 PM
  #43
Jersey Fresh
Video Et Taceo
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: T.A.
Country: Israel
Posts: 6,439
vCash: 500
The right call. His spot on the team can be substituted, he's best served playing junior right now. I don't think it was a bad decision per se to have him up and get some time in the big league, but I personally don't think the experiment needed to last as long as it did. He wasn't playing every night at a time when he should have been. Not that he's been irrevocably stunted, but...


Last edited by Jersey Fresh: 03-17-2013 at 06:16 PM.
Jersey Fresh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 05:48 PM
  #44
Eggers
:panic:
 
Eggers's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Connecticut
Country: United States
Posts: 5,735
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Eggers
if Janssen is called up, it's still probably gonna be Barch and Kostopolous in. Wouldn't mind Pesonen getting a few more games either.

Eggers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 05:58 PM
  #45
Richer's Ghost
Moderator
GO SJ & CBJ
 
Richer's Ghost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: photoshop labor camp
Country: United States
Posts: 47,173
vCash: 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Glenn Chico Resch View Post
I don't think we needed him per se. He impressed Lou and the staff in camp, thus earning his way onto the team. Did you attend the rookie training camp/practices?

His future is bright. I hate drawing comparables, but I see him becoming a Hornton like player. Big player with a whistler of a shot.
He impressed over what else was available, which is why we're hurting and scraping to put together 4 decent lines now. That was my point. Plus, making the team out of camp is an entirely different issue from staying past the 5 game mark and staying to burn a year of eligibility, and free agency. He pushed past one and almost the other because we didn't have better options, and had injuries, not because he was on fire and scoring. He will be better the next time he comes around.

Richer's Ghost is online now   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 06:14 PM
  #46
glenwo2
PATTY'S BETTER!!!
 
glenwo2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: New Jersey(No Fanz!)
Country: United States
Posts: 19,795
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scottyk9 View Post
Rich Chere ‏@Ledger_NJDevils
Lamoriello on Stefan Matteau: "We know what we have there. He's going to be a size and strength forward in this organization a long time."
"....until we find a good deal and trade him in a package"



Seriously, though....I think MyToe has a future here as a Devil. Maybe not as a Top 6 but definitely can be a very solid 3rd-line player in the future.

He made a good accounting of himself playing with the big boys while being only 18 years of age.

But now it's time for him to be developed....PROPERLY. So I hope he remains in the QMJHL for the rest of this season.

glenwo2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 07:12 PM
  #47
Devils Dominion
Thank you Marty
 
Devils Dominion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Mulberry & Edison
Country: United States
Posts: 16,091
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by MauDevils View Post
There was no reason to keep him this long if he was just going to be used as a 4th liner/healthy scratch.

I feel like we really botched this one.
A month and a half too late.

He should have been retuned after the first few games to get tons of ice time and confidence.

Now, it was not a total waste and he showed he can compete at the highest level as a 19-yr old.

I look forward to seeing his development and progress when he comes back to NJ.

Devils Dominion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 07:15 PM
  #48
Scottyk9
Blackhawks bandwagon
 
Scottyk9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Country: United States
Posts: 24,429
vCash: 500
Send a message via AIM to Scottyk9
Nothing on the AHL transactions page about a call up yet. Team probably won't decide until morning.

Scottyk9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 08:03 PM
  #49
GentlemanOfLeisure
Ride Space Mountain
 
GentlemanOfLeisure's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: East Windsor NJ
Country: United States
Posts: 5,938
vCash: 500
My guess - Josefson, Fayne, and 2nd for Paul Stastny. But that's just me.

GentlemanOfLeisure is offline   Reply With Quote
Old
03-17-2013, 08:25 PM
  #50
engy
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 460
vCash: 344
Matteau hasn't really shown anything special the big leagues. Maybe a borderline NHL'er if he plays with a nastier attitude.

engy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Forum Jump


Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:59 AM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"
Contact Us - HFBoards - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Use - Advertise - Top - AdChoices

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2014 All Rights Reserved.