Rotowire: Jan 2 / 8:30a ET
News: Matteau was reassigned to AHL Albany on Friday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
Impact: The Devils are expected to welcome back both Patrik Elias (mumps) and Martin Havlat (illness) back in their lineup Friday against the Canadiens, so Matteau and Mike Sislo will return to the minors to clear up roster spots. Matteau has three points in his 17 games with Albany this season.
Rotowire: Dec 29 / 7:19a ET
News: The Devils recalled Matteau from AHL Albany on Monday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
Impact: Matteau has one goal and eight assists with AHL Albany so far this season, but hasn't played an NHL game since 2012-13, when he collected a goal and two assists in 17 games.