DEA REASSIGNED TO WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Jean-Sebastien Dea to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League, it was announced Tuesday by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.
Dea, 24, skated in three games for the Penguins, scoring against the Ottawa Senators on December 8. He was re-claimed by the Penguins off waivers from the New Jersey Devils on November 29.
Dea has recorded two assists in two games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound forward has compiled 143 points (66G-77A) in 264 career games with the AHL club.
He established career highs for assists (32) and points (50) during the 2017-18 season and has scored at least 15 goals in 3 of his four full seasons with WBS. Dea was named the WBS Penguins’ team MVP during his career year in ’17-18.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s game is Wednesday, Dec. 19, when it has the chance to exact revenge against Bridgeport. Puck drop between the Penguins and Sound Tigers is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.
Individual tickets for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton home games can be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, or by contacting the Penguins’ offices at (570) 208-7367. Season ticket packages for the 20th season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including full season, 22-game, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by reaching out to the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.
Fans can also keep up with the Penguins through the AHL’s brand new high definition streaming service, AHLTV. Subscriptions for AHLTV, which include live and archived games, begin at just $79.99 for the entire 2018-19 regular season. Fans can visit theahl.com/AHLTV now to register for a free AHLTV account and purchase 2018-19 subscriptions.