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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

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AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 63 33 20 10 184 159 76
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 62 27 22 13 150 175 67
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 61 26 31 4 157 191 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 62 25 32 5 170 189 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
M. Cammalleri 51 23 10 4 33
A. Henrique 56 12 20 -1 32
P. Elias 53 10 16 -13 26
S. Gomez 39 5 18 -9 23
M. Zidlicky 63 4 19 -7 23
T. Zajac 55 10 10 -4 20
S. Bernier 48 10 8 1 18
M. Ryder 44 6 12 -2 18
A. Larsson 45 2 16 3 18
M. Havlat 38 5 9 -12 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 23 23 6 .927 2.19
K. Kinkaid 3 4 3 .915 2.59