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NHL teams face tough decisions with junior stars

Updated: January 30, 2013, 5:05 PM ET
Associated Press

Stefan Matteau is still with the New Jersey Devils. He may even be with them the rest of the week.

But, then, you might not see him the rest of the season.

Matteau was one of dozens of NHL teenagers caught up in a quirky rule that allowed teams to play their junior-age players for five games before making a decision to return them to their junior club or keep them on the roster and have this season count as the first one of their three-year, entry-level deal.

Some players, like ...

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