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Tom Sestito | Winger | #25

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/28/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 228
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 3 (85) / CLM
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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. Dec 3 - 12:45 PM

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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.
Dec 1 - 6:39 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.
Nov 30 - 7:53 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
Nov 19 - 5:58 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.
Nov 18 - 12:39 PM

Tom Sestito has been placed on waivers by Pittsburgh.

If he clears then Sestito will probably head to the minors. Sestito has one assist and 24 penalty minutes in eight contests with Pittsburgh this year.
Nov 17 - 12:15 PM

Tom Sestito has been called up by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sestito was only demoted on Tuesday, so he didn't end up playing in any AHL contests. He has an assist and 14 penalty minutes in seven games with the Penguins this season.
Nov 9 - 1:58 PM

Tom Sestito has been sent to the minors.

Sestito has an assist and 14 penalty minutes in seven contests with Pittsburgh in 2016-17. He'll probably end up getting summoned again at some point during the 2016-17 campaign.
Nov 8 - 9:51 AM

Tom Sestito and Mike Condon will be scratched against the Islanders on Thursday night.

The 29-year-old Sestito has seen five games already, but has no points and just seven PIMs. Unfortunately, if he isn't sitting in the box then he isn't producing much for fantasy purposes.
Source: Wes Crosby
Oct 27 - 6:15 PM

Look for Tom Sestito to be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Florida Panthers.

Sestito has seven penalty minutes in five games this season. The good news for the Penguins is that Sidney Crosby will return to their lineup tonight and Matt Murray will serve as the backup. Mike Condon will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Oct 25 - 6:46 PM

Tom Sestito will be scratched in Tuesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

Sestito lost his spot in the lineup because Bryan Rust is ready to return. Rust contributed six goals and nine points in 23 games during the Penguins' Stanley Cup run last year.
Oct 18 - 7:33 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have waived Tom Sestito.

The 29-year-old enforcer has just 141 career NHL games to his credit since being drafted in 2006. A career minor leaguer, Sestito's primary value is to leagues that value PIMs, which he's amassed 451 of in his time in the show.
Oct 9 - 1:08 PM

Tom Sestito has come into the Penguins training camp in the best shape of his life.

Sestito is a fighter and that makes it tough on him as most teams have done away with the enforcer taking up a roster spot. Sestito has been trying to improve other facets of his game and has been doing well thus far. "I have to give Tommy Sestito credit. He wasn't in great shape last year. He came in this year in really good shape," assist coach Rick Tocchet said. "If he can be really good on the wall, keep up with his skating and not be a liability in our own end, there's no reason he can't be an NHL player." He likely will start the season on the farm but he could see some NHL action this season.
Oct 3 - 9:50 AM

Tom Sestito has inked a one-year, two-way contract with Pittsburgh.

Sestito had 14 points and 104 penalty minutes in 41 AHL contests last season. He also had an assist and 10 penalty minutes in four games with Pittsburgh. His new contract will pay him $575,000 annually at the NHL level.
Jul 1 - 11:37 AM

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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