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Prospect Watch - Dec. 17

Monday, 12.17.2012 / 2:56 PM / News
By Eric Marin
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Prospect Watch - Dec. 17

Team USA's World Junior training camp opened Sunday in Tarrytown, N.Y., and runs through Tuesday. Devils 2012 first-rounder Stefan Matteau and 2011 fifth-rounder Blake Pietila are both on the 27-man preliminary roster.

Matteau, a left wing, has 15 goals, 10 assists for Blainville-Boisbriand (QMJHL) this season, including a November that saw him collect eight goals, four assists in 11 games. Pietila, a forward, has 10 goals and two helpers in 17 games with Michigan Tech (WCHA).

An additional training camp is set for Helsinki before the final 23-man roster is announced on Dec. 23. The IIHF World Junior Championship takes place Dec. 26 to Jan. 5 in Ufa, Russia.

• Prospect Reid Boucher had a productive weekend for Sarnia (OHL), notching three goals, two assists in two contests and extending his points streak to three games (4g-2a). The Devils' 2011 fourth-round pick now has 25 goals and 15 assists in 34 games.

Watch highlights of Boucher's three-point game Saturday vs. Kingston, including goals at 1:16 and 1:43.

• Damon Severson tallied two goals, nine assists during a recent five-game points streak for Kelowna (WHL). The Devils' 2012 second-round pick leads Rockets defensemen with 22 points (5g-17a), including two goals and 10 helpers in eight December games. Severson notched this goal on the power play in Saturday's action. Watch at 1:15.

• Graham Black's second effort on Sunday resulted in his 15th of the year for Swift Current (WHL). Watch it at 0:26.

• Goaltending prospect Scott Wedgewood (7-7-1) made 32 saves in +Trenton Titans Hockey 4-2 win over Wheeling on Friday. The Titans also got two goals from Kelly Zajac. Watch the highlights here.

Download prospect stats PDF (through Dec. 16)

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 32 22 6 4 102 72 48
2 NYI 33 23 10 0 104 91 46
3 MTL 34 21 11 2 92 83 44
4 TBL 35 20 11 4 113 93 44
5 DET 34 17 8 9 94 84 43
6 TOR 34 19 12 3 114 102 41
7 NYR 31 17 10 4 93 81 38
8 WSH 32 16 10 6 95 85 38
9 BOS 34 17 14 3 86 88 37
10 FLA 31 14 9 8 69 79 36
11 OTT 33 14 13 6 89 92 34
12 PHI 33 13 14 6 92 99 32
13 CBJ 32 14 15 3 79 102 31
14 NJD 35 12 17 6 77 102 30
15 BUF 34 13 18 3 66 109 29
16 CAR 33 9 20 4 68 92 22

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 28 9 11 0 20
J. Jagr 34 5 15 -11 20
M. Zidlicky 35 4 13 -5 17
M. Cammalleri 23 11 4 0 15
M. Ryder 33 4 10 -1 14
P. Elias 29 4 9 -16 13
D. Severson 32 4 8 -4 12
E. Gelinas 28 4 6 2 10
A. Greene 35 0 9 -3 9
T. Zajac 27 4 4 -6 8
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Kinkaid 1 1 2 .939 1.75
C. Schneider 11 16 3 .915 2.57