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Tom Sestito | Winger | #47

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/28/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 228
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 3 (85) / CLM
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned Tom Sestito to the AHL.
Sestito played in four regular season games in 2015-16, but he hasn't suited up in the playoffs this year. Even if he does return, he won't have any fantasy value. May 8 - 11:57 AM

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Tom Sestito is projected to fill in for Bryan Rust on Wednesday in Game 4 against Washington.

Rust is listed as a game-time decision, but he didn't skate in the morning after suffering a lower-body injury on Monday. Sestito was told to be ready, but he isn't sure if he is in the lineup.
May 4 - 1:21 PM

Tom Sestito has been recalled by Pittsburgh.

He played in four NHL regular-season games with Pittsburgh during the regular season. Sestito hasn't played in the playoffs since 2013 with Vancouver.
May 3 - 6:44 PM

Tom Sestito has been sent to the AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

Sestito served as a healthy scratch in Pittsburgh's first two playoff contests. He had an assist in four regular season games with Pittsburgh in 2015-16.
Apr 18 - 6:26 AM

Tom Sestito will be a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

The Penguins have decided to go with seven defensemen in Game 1 and that's why there wasn't room in the lineup for Sestito. He had 14 points and 104 penalty minutes in 41 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Apr 13 - 8:02 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins recalled Tom Sestito from the AHL.

The 28-year-old played in four games with the Penguins this season and picked up an assist in the process. He had 14 points in 41 games in the AHL.
Apr 10 - 4:07 PM

Tom Sestito collected 17 PIMs during Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Flyers.

All in one fell swoop early in the third period, Sestito picked up an interference, a fight with Chris VandeVelder and a game misconduct ending his afternoon. Through four games Sestito finishes the season with 19 PIMs.
Apr 9 - 7:23 PM

Tom Sestito has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sestito has 14 points and 104 penalty minutes in 41 AHL contests in 2015-16. He's also played in two games with Pittsburgh this season, but he didn't record a point in either of those contests.
Apr 7 - 10:44 AM

Tom Sestito was reassigned down to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday.

Sestito played just twice for Pittsburgh while he was with them. He's posted nine points 32 games with 55 PIMs for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Mar 12 - 5:55 PM

Tom Sestito and Beau Bennett will be scratched against the Coyotes on Friday.

Unfortunately neither forward offer much fantasy value. Sestito is merely a pugilist who hasn't fought. While Bennett has posted 10 points with 58 hits in 25 games this season.
Mar 11 - 7:07 PM

Tom Sestito and Conor Sheary will flank Matt Cullen on fourth line against the Devils on Sunday.

Sestito has 432 PIMs in 242 hits in 137 career NHL games, so he's the only one with a bit of potential fantasy value, unfortunately.
Mar 6 - 4:40 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled winger Tom Sestito from the minors.

Sestito had three goals and nine points in 32 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. He was waived on February 1 so he could be returned to the AHL so this will be his first shot at the NHL this season. He does get a lot of penalty minutes so if you are looking for help in the category, he could be a nice pickup.
Mar 6 - 10:20 AM

Tom Sestito has been placed on waivers.

The move was expected after he was signed to a two-way contract. He has to clear waivers to continue playing with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.
Feb 1 - 12:53 PM

Tom Sestito has signed a two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins for the remainder of the season.

He was playing with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL on a professional tryout. Sestito has six points and 35 penalty minutes in 19 games with Pittsburgh's minor-league affiliate. He will make a pro-rated $575,000 if he plays in the NHL and will need to clear waivers again prior to being sent back to the minors.
Feb 1 - 11:13 AM

Tom Sestito has signed a professional tryout contract with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL.

Sestito was released from his PTO with Pittsburgh earlier this week so he signed with their AHL club. The 28-year-old has played 128 NHL games and his fantasy value is in penalty minutes as he led the NHL in that category in 2013-14 with 213 minutes in 77 games.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 09:49:00 AM

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