Montreal Canadiens sign Jean-Sebastien Dea to two-way contract.
The contract will pay him $750,000 at the NHL level, with an AHL salary of $450,000.
Dea is 27 years old and is listed at 5’11”, 168 pounds. He has spent time in the organizations of the Pittsburgh Penguins, New Jersey Devils, and Buffalo Sabres, and will provide the organization with some added depth up front.
He has played 33 career NHL games, scoring five goals and adding two assists. This past season, he played one NHL game, going pointless. Most of his time this season was with the Rochester Americans of the AHL where he had six goals and nine assists in 15 games.