BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 27, 2013) Buffalo Sabres president of hockey operations Pat LaFontaine today announced the team has claimed forward Matt D’Agostini off of waivers.

D’Agostini (10/23/86, 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+49) 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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