Lamoriello said Mattias Tedenby, sent to Albany (AHL) on Saturday, still figures prominently in the organization’s future.

“You never get disappointed in a young player. You go through ups and downs,” Lamoriello said. “He’s got a tremendous amount of skill. He has to play 15-18 minutes a game to get his game and confidence back. He understands that. He is, without question, a top prospect. We forget how young they are.”

So, there you have it.