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Penguins Sign Three to ATOs

April 15, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins News Release

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Jean-Sebastien Dea, defenseman Clark Seymour and goaltender Matt Murray to amateur tryout agreements (ATO).

Dea, 20, recently completed his third season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies. The forward was tied for fourth in the QMJHL with 49 goals, while registering 26 assists and 53 penalty minutes in 65 games. He also posted nine points (6G-3A) in nine playoff games.

A native of Laval, Quebec, Dea has totaled 192 points (111G-81A) in 183 regular-season games and 33 points (19G-14A) in 18 postseason contests.

Murray helped lead the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds to the West Division title this season in the Ontario Hockey League. The 19-year old from Thunder Bay, Ontario ranked second in the league in wins as he compiled a record of 32-11-6 in 40 games and was tied for first in the league with six shutouts. He was also fifth in goals against average (2.57) and third in save percentage (.921).

Selected in the third round (83rd overall) by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Murray has gone 79-60-14 with a 3.42 GAA, and a .921 save percentage and eight shutouts.

Seymour, 20, set career highs offensively this season for the OHL's Peterborough Petes, recording seven goals, 13 assists, 20 points and 85 penalty minutes over 61 games. He also led team defenseman with five points (2G-3A) in 11 games during the playoffs.

Originally from Brockville, Ontario, Seymour was a fifth-round pick (143rd overall) of the Penguins in 2012. Seymour has played five seasons in the OHL between Peterborough and the Kingston Frontenacs, collecting 57 points (14G-43A) and 272 PIM over 288 contests.

The Penguins finish up their 2013-14 regular season with a pair of road contests this Friday in Binghamton and Saturday in Utica.

Penguins playoff ticket packages are on sale now by calling the Penguins at 570-208-7367.

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