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Buffalo Sabres claim forward Matt D'Agostini

by jmaloni


Wed, Nov 27th 2013 01:05 pm

Buffalo Sabres President of Hockey Operations Pat LaFontaine today announced the team has claimed forward Matt D'Agostini off of waivers.

D'Agostini (age 26, 6'0", 198 lbs.), who was waived by the Pittsburgh Penguins yesterday, has played in eight games with Pittsburgh in 2013-14, recording an assist and four penalty minutes. He joined the Penguins at the start of the season after signing a one-year contract in July.

Prior to the Penguins, D'Agostini played for the Montreal Canadiens (2007-08 - 2009-10), St. Louis Blues (2009-10 - 2012-13) and the New Jersey Devils (2012-13). He has notched 96 points (47 goals, 49 assists) through 275 career games in the NHL.

A native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, D'Agostini was drafted by Montreal in the sixth round (190th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

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