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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 34 22 7 5 108 80 49
2 NYI 34 23 11 0 105 94 46
3 MTL 35 22 11 2 95 84 46
4 TBL 36 21 11 4 117 96 46
5 DET 35 18 8 9 100 87 45
6 TOR 35 20 12 3 118 102 43
7 NYR 32 18 10 4 97 83 40
8 WSH 34 17 11 6 99 90 40
9 BOS 35 18 14 3 91 91 39
10 FLA 32 15 9 8 73 82 38
11 PHI 34 14 14 6 97 101 34
12 OTT 34 14 14 6 90 94 34
13 CBJ 33 14 16 3 80 107 31
14 NJD 36 12 17 7 78 104 31
15 BUF 35 13 19 3 69 115 29
16 CAR 34 10 20 4 70 93 24

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 29 9 11 0 20
J. Jagr 35 5 15 -12 20
M. Zidlicky 36 4 13 -5 17
M. Cammalleri 24 11 4 -1 15
M. Ryder 34 4 10 -1 14
P. Elias 29 4 9 -16 13
D. Severson 32 4 8 -4 12
E. Gelinas 29 4 6 2 10
S. Bernier 25 2 7 4 9
A. Greene 36 0 9 -2 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Kinkaid 1 1 2 .939 1.75
C. Schneider 11 16 4 .917 2.51