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Tom Sestito | Winger | #25

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/28/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 228
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 3 (85) / CLM
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned Tom Sesito to the minors.
Sestito split last season between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Pittsburgh. He had six goals, 10 assists and 121 penalty minutes in the 33 AHL games, and two assists and 48 penalty in 13 NHL games. He doesn't need to be owned in any fantasy leagues. Sep 29 - 4:13 PM

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Tom Sestito has signed a two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sestito played 13 games with Pittsburgh last season and had a couple of helpers to go with his 48 penalty minutes. Look for more of the same next season only if the recently acquired Ryan Reaves is unable to play.
Jul 2 - 9:45 AM

Tom Sestito has been reassigned to the minors.

Sestito was with the Penguins during their first round series, but didn't dress for any of their games. He recorded two assists and 48 penalty minutes in 13 regular season games with Pittsburgh.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 21 - 4:09 PM

Tom Sestito (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

Sestito drew the wrath of the Toronto crowd when he bumped into netminder Frederik Andersen on Saturday, drawing a penalty for goaltender interference and knocking Andersen out of the game with a suspected head injury. Sestito has 48 penalty minutes in only 12 games with two assists. He led the NHL in penalty minutes in 2013-14 with 213 so you know where his limited fantasy value is.
Apr 9 - 2:10 AM

Tom Sestito (upper body) practiced on Tuesday.

"I've been skating with [skills coach] Ty [Hennes] for about a week now," Sestito said. "It's good to get back out with the team. See how it reacts [Wednesday] and go from there." Sestito has missed eight straight games with an upper-body injury.
Apr 4 - 4:42 PM

Tom Sestito has been sidelined with upper body injury.

That's a tough break for anyone in a pool that rewards Sestito's talents as he's posted 16 hits and 46 PIMs in 11 games this season. Consider the physical winger day-to-day, for now.
Mar 21 - 1:01 PM

Tom Sestito will return to the Penguins lineup on Friday against the Devils.

He's expected to skate to the left of Carter Rowney and Tom Kuhnhackl on Pittsburgh's fourth line. In nine games in the NHL this season, Sestito has an assist with 15 hits and 44 PIMs. He's picked up 30 of those PIMs over his last two games.
Source: Wes Crosby
Mar 17 - 6:00 PM

Tom Sestito has been suspended for four games for boarding Winnipeg defender Toby Enstrom.

Sestito racked up 20 minutes in penalties in just 1:02 of playing time Wednesday night. He got a five-minute major and game misconduct for his hit from behind on Enstrom. Sestito will be eligible to return Mar. 17 against New Jersey, but it wouldn't be surprising if he was back in the minors by then.
Mar 9 - 7:14 PM

Tom Sestito will have a hearing Thursday for boarding Winnipeg's Toby Enstrom.

The incident occurred in the first period and it earned Sestito 15 minutes in penalties. He got five minutes for checking from behind and a game misconduct. Enstrom was hurt on the play.
Mar 9 - 12:11 PM

Tom Sestito has been called up by the Penguins.

Sestito has 16 points and 121 penalty minutes in 33 AHL games. He also has an assist and 24 PIM in eight contests with Pittsburgh.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 8 - 10:04 AM

The Penguins sent Tom Sestito to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday.

The 29-year-old saw just eight games with Pittsburgh this season, and none in nearly three weeks. He had a point with 15 hits and 24 PIMs.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 12:45:00 PM

Tom Sestito and Steve Oleksy will be healthy scratches Thursday against the Stars.

Sestito saw just three games in November with the last one being on Nov. 16th. With just eight games total for the wingers, and only one game played by Oleksy, neither appear to have much of a role with the club at this time.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 06:39:00 PM

Tom Sestito and Steve Oleksy will be healthy scratches Wednesday when the Penguins visit the New Islanders

Sestito has appeared in eight games in 2016-17 with one assist. He hasn't dressed since November 16. Oleksy made his season debut for the Penguins on Saturday and earned an assist in 11:06 of ice time.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 07:53:00 PM

Tom Sestito and Steve Oleksy will be scratched against the Sabres on Saturday night.

Through eight games this season, Sestito has posted a point with 15 hits and 24 PIMs while seeing just 5:28 of ice time on average. Suffice it to say, neither player boasts much fantasy value.
Source: Joe Yerdon
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 05:58:00 PM

Tom Sestito went unclaimed on waivers.

Rather than send Sestito to the AHL, the Penguins have kept him on the active roster for now. He has an assist and 24 penalty minutes in eight games this season.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 12:39:00 PM

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2Bryan Rust
3Carl Hagelin
4Tom Kuhnhackl
RW1Phil Kessel
2Patric Hornqvist
3Conor Sheary
4Ryan Reaves
5Josh Archibald
D1Kris Letang
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3Brian Dumoulin
4Olli Maatta
5Ian Cole
6Chad Ruhwedel
7Matt Hunwick
G1Matt Murray
2Tristan Jarry