Matteau has been in the lineup for the last five games, but will be replaced by Jacob De La Rose in the lineup on Tuesday. Matteau has just one assist in 11 games since being acquired by the Canadiens at the trade deadline.
Matteau has picked up one assist in six games since being acquired from the Devils at the trade deadline. Matteau will be a healthy scratch for the second time in three games—he comes out with Lars Eller re-entering the lineup.
The Canadiens have acquired Stefan Matteau from the Devils for Devante Smith-Pelly.
Matteau, 22, was a first round pick in 2012, but has yet to pan out at the NHL level. The 6-foot-2, 220 lbs. forward has just one goal in 20 games this season and just five points (3G / 2A) in 44 career NHL games.
The Devils have recalled Stefan Matteau from Albany (AHL).
Matteau, 20, was the Devils first round pick (29th overall) in 2012. He has one goal and eight assists (9 points) in 26 games with Albany this season. Matteau has one goal and two assists in 17 career NHL games.