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Sabres assign Dea to Rochester

Forward recorded 44 points in AHL last season

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak /

The Rochester Americans opened training camp today and they could be adding another experienced player to their roster.

The Buffalo Sabres announced today that forward Jean-Sebastien Dea has been assigned to Rochester pending waivers. 

Dea signed a two-year deal with the Sabres on July 1. 

He split time between the New Jersey Devils and Pittsburgh Penguins in 2018-19, posting six points (4+2) in a career-high 23 NHL games. He also appeared in 46 AHL games last season, recording 44 points (17+27) in those contests.

In 308 regular-season AHL games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Springfield, Dea has totaled 185 points (83+102). 

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