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Top Jean-Sebastien Dea News

  • Coyotes' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Waiver wire bound

    Dea was placed on waivers by Arizona on Thursday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

    Dea was signed to a two-way deal back in July with the intention of having him in the minors with the Roadrunners. Considering the enter has logged just four NHL games over the last three seasons, he figures to serve primarily in a leadership role for AHL Tucson and will be hard-pressed to earn a promotion to the big club.

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  • Coyotes' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Heading to desert

    Dea signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Coyotes on Wednesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

    Dea spent all of 2021-22 with AHL Laval, recording 52 points in 70 contests. Surprisingly, he didn't play with the Canadiens at all despite their significant run of injuries and poor performance. The 28-year-old will have a chance to revitalize his career in Arizona, a team that's still rebuilding and could have a bottom-six spot open for him.

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  • Canadiens' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Assigned to AHL affiliate

    Dea joined AHL Laval on Monday.

    Dea was briefly called up to the taxi squad but did not appear in an NHL contest. He will reprise his role with AHL Laval, where he has played 24 games, scored eight goals and distributed four assists this season.

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  • Canadiens' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Joins taxi squad

    The Canadiens recalled Dea from AHL Laval to the taxi squad Sunday.

    The forward has tallied eight goals and four assists through 24 games with AHL Laval this season. He could enter Montreal's lineup Wednesday in Boston if enough regular forwards remain injured or in COVID-19 protocols.

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  • Canadiens' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Waived by Montreal

    Dea was waived by Montreal on Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

    The Canadiens inked Dea to a deal during the summer after he spent the previous two seasons in the Sabres organization. He appeared in one NHL game for Buffalo last year and registered 15 points in 15 games for the Rochester Americans.

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  • Canadiens' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Pens two-way deal with Montreal

    Dea signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Canadiens on Wednesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

    Dea spent the majority of the 2020-21 season with AHL Rochester, picking up 15 points in 15 games. The 27-year-old forward will almost certainly spend most, if not all of the upcoming campaign with AHL Laval.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Reassigned to AHL

    Dea was sent to AHL Rochester on Sunday, CapFriendly reports.

    Dea racked up 15 points in 12 AHL contests this season but was held scoreless in his lone NHL appearance. The 27-year-old forward will be a free agent this offseason.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Added to taxi squad

    Dea has been promoted to Buffalo's taxi squad ahead of Thursday's game versus Pittsburgh.

    Dea will be on hand as an emergency option for Thursday's contest. He's appeared in one game with the Sabres this season, picking up two PIM and two shots while logging 5:33 of ice time in a 3-2 loss to Boston on March 27.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Dropped to AHL

    Dea was demoted to AHL Rochester on Monday.

    Dea has shuffled between levels several times this season but has appeared in just one NHL game. He has 13 points in 11 AHL contests.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Joins taxi squad

    Dea was recalled to the taxi squad Saturday.

    Dea has spent most of the season serving as an insurance body. He's appeared in just one game between the NHL and AHL levels. The 27-year-old should continue watching most games from the press box.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Sent to AHL affiliate

    Dea was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Sunday, per CapFriendly.

    Dea has only cracked the Sabres' lineup on one occasion this season, posting a minus-1 rating in 5:33 of ice time March 27 against the Bruins.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Back to taxi squad

    Dea was reassigned to the taxi squad Sunday, CapFriendly reports.

    Dea made his season debut Saturday, tallying two shots on goal with a minus-1 rating. He could be recalled for Monday's tilt with the Flyers, as the Sabres are dealing with several injuries.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Ready for season debut

    Dea will make his season debut Saturday against Boston, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.

    Dea is expected to skate on Buffalo's first line against the Bruins. The 27-year-old forward has picked up 12 points in nine minor-league appearances this year.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Joins active roster

    Dea was added to the active roster Friday, according to CapFriendly.

    Dea has racked up 12 points in nine AHL games this season but hasn't dressed in an NHL contest. The 27-year-old may make his season debut Saturday against the Bruins.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Up from AHL

    Dea was recalled from AHL Rochester to the taxi squad Thursday.

    Injuries are piling up for the Sabres, so Dea will add depth at forward. The 27-year-old has collected seven points through 32 career NHL games.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Sent to AHL

    Dea was demoted to AHL Rochester on Monday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.

    Dea was on the Sabres' taxi squad but hasn't appeared in an NHL game yet this season. The 27-year-old will likely see more playing time in the minors and could be recalled later if Buffalo has any injury issues with the forward group.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Recalled to taxi squad

    Dea was recalled from AHL Rochester to the taxi squad Monday.

    Dea will travel with the team on its upcoming four-game road trip, which starts Tuesday against the Islanders. The 26-year-old has 32 NHL games under his belt with five goals and two assists. He'll need to be activated from the taxi squad before making his season debut.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Officially sent down

    Dea was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Wednesday after clearing waivers.

    Dea played in just three games for the Sabres last season in which he registered zero shots and three hits while logging 7:38 of ice time per game. Injuries could open up an opportunity for Dea to get back onto the NHL roster at some point but he figures to spend the bulk of the year playing in the minors.

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  • Sabres' Jean-Sebastien Dea: Designated for waivers

    Dea was placed on waivers by the Sabres on Monday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

    Considering Dea saw action in a mere three games for Buffalo last season, his placement on waivers shouldn't come as a surprise. In the minors, the 26-year-old center generated 15 goals and 24 helpers in 57 appearances. With the addition of taxi squads, Dea may find himself stuck between an NHL and AHL roster spot this year, assuming he clears waivers.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 174 lbs
Birthplace: Laval, PQ
Age: 28
Experience: 5
Shoots: Right