Brodeur set for 19th year, Matteau pumped for 1st

Updated: January 18, 2013, 7:23 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- Martin Brodeur is entering his 19th season in the NHL with a little excitement, some expectation and a new teammate who is a blast from the past:

"Matteau! Matteau! Matteau!"

The Devils started the season off with a surprise Friday, placing top draft pick Stefan Matteau, 18, on their 23-man roster for the opener against the New York Islanders Saturday.

The rookie's father, Stephane Matteau, is a former New York Ranger, who helped defeat Brodeur and the Devils ...

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