TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning claimed forward Gabriel Dumont off waivers from the Ottawa Senators on Thursday.
The Lightning said in a statement Dumont will be assigned to the AHL's Syracuse Crunch. The club also reassigned forward Matthew Peca to Syracuse.
Dumont, 27, has appeared in 30 games this season with both Tampa Bay and Ottawa, registering a goal and an assist. Dumont was first claimed off waivers by Ottawa on Nov. 22.
Last season with Tampa Bay, Dumont registered career highs for games played (39), goals (two) and points (four). He was originally signed by the Lightning on July 1, 2016 as a free agent.
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