Found September 17, 2013 on The PensNation:
The Pittsburgh Penguins made their first round of cuts for the preseason this morning as they re-assigned 11 players today.  Matt Murray, Tristan Jarry, Jean-Sebastien Dea and Matia Marcantuoni were sent back to their respective junior teams. Paul Thompson, Tom Kostopoulos, Brian Gibbons and Dominik Uher, Clark Seymour, Reid McNeill and Nick D’Agostino were sent to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton training camp which starts later this week. The Penguins now have 44 players remaining on the current training camp roster (25 forwards; 15 defenseman; 4 goaltenders). Pittsburgh also announced they have signed un-drafted forward J.S. Dea to a three-year entry-level contract. Dea attended training camp on an amateur tryout contract before being reassigned this morning to his junior team. His contract will not begin until he decides to turn pro.

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