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Jean-Sebastien Dea | Center | #39

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/8/1994
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 175

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Jean-Sebastien Dea has been reassigned to the AHL.
Dea has a goal in five games with Pittsburgh this season. He also has 10 goals and 24 points in 37 AHL contests. Feb 2 - 3:04 PM

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Pittsburgh has called up Jean-Sebastien Dea.

Dea appeared in four NHL games prior to the All-Star break and he scored his first NHL goal against Carolina last Tuesday. He has 10 goals and 24 points over 37 matches with the AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins this year.
Jan 29 - 10:30 AM

Jean-Sebastien Dea will report to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Dea scored his first career NHL goal in Pittsburgh's 3-1 win over Carolina on Tuesday. He has nine goals and 23 points in 36 AHL contests this season.
Jan 26 - 6:37 PM

Jean-Sebastien Dea scored a goal in a 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Dea took a beautiful backhanded feed from Bryan Rust on a two-on-one to put the Penguins up midway through the second period. It's Dea's first career NHL goal and point in four career games. He has some upside but should not be owned in any formats. Dominik Simon and Jake Guentzel also scored in the win.
Jan 23 - 9:41 PM

Jean-Sebastien Dea has been recalled by Pittsburgh.

Dea has nine goals and 23 points in 36 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season. He made one appearance with the big club in 2016-17, which was his NHL debut.
Jan 17 - 10:46 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed Jean-Sebastien Dea to a one-year, two-way contract.

The deal will pay him $650,000 if he's able to stick at the NHL level. Dea made his NHL debut in the final game of the 2016-17 regular season. He had 18 goals and 16 assists in 73 games with the Penguins' minor league affiliate. The 23-year-old won't have any fantasy value next season.
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 02:22:00 PM

Jean-Sebastien Dea has been reassigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Dea was called up on Sunday to make his NHL debut. He had two penalty minutes and a shot on goal while logging 11:18 minutes against the Rangers.
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 10:31:00 AM

Jean-Sebastien Dea has been recalled by Pittsburgh.

The 23-year-old has posted 37 goals and 68 points over his last two seasons down on the farm. He is set to make his NHL debut on Sunday night.
Sun, Apr 9, 2017 02:26:00 PM

Jean-Sebastien Dea has been playing well in the AHL.

Dea was undrafted but signed with the Penguins after scoring 45 goals and 85 points in 68 games with Rouyn-Noranda of the QMJHL in 2013. He followed up with a 49 goal performance last season and has eight goals and 18 points in 26 games with the Baby Pens this season in the AHL. He is an offensive center and that could be a problem in cracking the Penguins lineup, but it's a good problem for Pittsburgh to have.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 09:13:00 AM

Undrafted prospect Jean-Sebastien Dea has agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Penguins also removed Dea from their training camp roster. Dea will head back to the QMJHL Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, where he recorded 85 points in 68 games last season.
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 10:37:00 AM

Jean-Sebastien Dea has seven goals and 10 points in his last six QMJHL games.

Dea ranks third in the QMJHL with 53 points in 35 contests. He has earned a remarkable four hat tricks in 2012-13, which is good enough to tie the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies' single-season franchise record.
Sat, Dec 29, 2012 02:55:00 PM

Jean-Sebastien Dea racked up three more points to continue his QMJHL points lead.

Dea pulled ahead of teammate Sven Andrighetto by one point on Wednesday. Dea had a goal and two assists in the 6-3 win over Sherbrooke to bring his total to 34 (18 goals, 16 assists). Undrafted in the QMJHL, Dea is rising up 2013 draft boards because of this stellar play.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 09:57:00 PM

Jean-Sebastien Dea scored a goal and registered two assists in Rouyn-Noranda's 5-1 victory over Rimouski.

Dea has 17 goals and 31 points in just 15 QMJHL contests. He currently leads the league's scoring race.
Sat, Oct 27, 2012 09:52:00 PM

Jean-Sebastien Dea has a staggering 16 goals and 27 points in just 13 QMJHL games.

We're only in mid-October and Dea is just one goal away from matching his 17-goal total from his 2011-12 rookie season. He's eligible to be taken in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 01:25:00 PM

Jean-Sebastien Dea had a goal and an assist in Rouyn-Noranda's 5-4 loss to Drummondville.

Dea leads the QMJHL with 16 goals and 26 points in a mere 12 games. He's already on the cusp of surpassing his rookie total of 32 points in 50 contests.
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 11:10:00 PM

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C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Derick Brassard
4Riley Sheahan
5Carter Rowney
6Teddy Blueger
7Jean-Sebastien Dea
8Adam Johnson
LW1Jake Guentzel
2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Tom Kuhnhackl
5Garrett Wilson
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2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Dominik Simon
5Daniel Sprong
6Zach Aston-Reese
7Josh Jooris
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3Brian Dumoulin
4Olli Maatta
5Chad Ruhwedel
6Matt Hunwick
7Jamie Oleksiak
8Chris Summers
9Jarred Tinordi
G1Matt Murray
2Casey DeSmith
3Tristan Jarry
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