Stephane Matteau
Stephane Matteau
Left Wing
Number: 32
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Left
Born: Sep 2, 1969
Birthplace: Rouyn, QC, Canada
Hometown: Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
Acquired: Signed as an unrestricted free agent on Aug. 2, 2002.
Drafted: CGY / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (25th overall)

2002-03 NOTES: Had an assist in the 4-2 victory at Pittsburgh on March 16... Recorded an assist on the game-tying goal against Buffalo on Feb. 24 at the Office Depot Center... Had an assist in the 4-3 victory at Ottawa on Feb. 20... Scored an unassisted goal at Montreal on Jan. 28... Recalled by the Panthers on Jan. 15 after skating three games with the San Antonio Rampage (AHL) on a conditioning stint... Scored his second goal of the season in the 4-4 tie at Anaheim on Nov. 24... Recorded his first assist of the season in the 3-3 tie at Phoenix on Nov. 22... Scored his first goal as a member of the Panthers on Oct. 24 at the NY Islanders... Played in his 800th career NHL game on Oct. 21 against Atlanta... Made his Panthers debut at Minnesota on Oct. 15 after not dressing for either of the first two games... 2001-02 NOTES: Played in 55 games for the San Jose Sharks scoring seven goals and four assists for 11 points... Finished the season with a +4 plus/minus rating... Recorded his 300th NHL point with an assist on Nov. 27 against Nashville... CAREER NOTES: Won the Stanley Cup as a member of the NY Rangers in 1994... Scored two overtime game-winners in the 1994 Stanley Cup Playoffs, including the series clinching goal 4:24 into the second overtime of Game 7 against New Jersey in the Eastern Conference Finals... Florida is his sixth NHL franchise; Calgary, Chicago, NY Rangers, St. Louis and San Jose are the others... Has recorded 30 or more points in a season five times... Set career highs in goals (19) and points (38) during the 1993-94 season... Set career highs in assists (20) and shorthanded goals (two) during the 1996-97 season... Originally selected by Calgary in second round (25th overall) of the 1987 NHL Entry Draft.

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