TPS of the Finnish league have announced the signings of Dan Sexton, Steven Seigo and Francis Paré for the upcoming season.

Sexton, an undrafted free agent, left college when he was signed by the Anaheim Ducks on April 7, 2009. After beginning the 2009–10 season in the minors with the Bakersfield Condors in the ECHL, he was called up to the Ducks and played his first NHL game against the Minnesota Wild on December 4, 2009.Sexton recorded his first two NHL goals in his third NHL game on December 8, 2009, in a 4-3 win against the Dallas Stars at the Honda Center. He has appeared in 88 career NHL games with the Ducks, scoring 13 goals and 32 points with 20 penalty minutes. He also has appeared in one career Stanley Cup Playoff game with Anaheim in 2011. Sexton also spent the 2011-12 season with the Syracuse Crunch, netting 13 goals and 43 points with 22 penalty minutes in 71 games. This most recent March, Sexton was traded by the Ducks to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for Kyle Wilson.

Seigo has played 150 games over four seasons with the Michigan Tech Huskies, posting 19 goals, 56 assists and 75 points in his collegiate career. Prior to his college tenure, he played three seasons of junior hockey for the Bonnyville Pontiacs in the Alberta Junior Hockey League, totaling 83 points in 161 games. The Abbotsford Heat signed Seigo to an Amateur Tryout in March.

Francis Paré played in 63 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins in his first professional season during the 08-09 campaign, scoring 24 goals, 24 assists for 48 points. His plus-23 rating was the best on the Griffins. This past season, Paré was apart of the Calder Cup winning Griffins, who beat Sexton’s Crunch in the finals.

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Steven took a different route towards his hockey interests. Starting out as a big Habs fan, he started to gravitate towards the more obscure levels of hockey, such as the low level tournaments in Asia, strange club matches between teams most people in North America can’t pronounce, and even some 3am contests between Bulgaria and New Zealand. Aside from his love for strange hockey events, Steven occasionally acts as a mediocre ball hockey goalie following a failed attempt at making it to the NHL as a fourth line house league grinder. Beyond hockey, Steven is an avid racing fan and loves to chat about NASCAR, F1, Indycar, you name it. Oh, and don’t get him started on music. That is, unless you want the whole history of metal and a guitar lesson. Currently, Steven is a credentialed media member with the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL, as well as with the Oakville Blades of the OJHL. Steven has also hosted the television show "The Hockey House" on TVCogeco in Ontario, as well as a segment under the same with on LeafsTV in Toronto. Home page: http://www.thehockeyhouse.net

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