Tom Sestito

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  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Penguins' Tom Sestito: Clears waivers Tuesday

    Sestito cleared waivers Tuesday, Bob McKenzie of TSN reports. The news doesn't come as much of a surprise, as Sestito's place on waivers was more of a formality than anything else after the Penguins signed him to a professional contract Monday. He'll report back to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, where he has two goals and four assists in 19 games this season.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Penguins' Tom Sestito: Signed by Penguins

    Sestito signed by Pittsburgh to a one-year contract on Monday. Sestito has been playing with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on a professional tryout contract, but has now signed on with the Penguins' organization. It is expected the 31-year-old will be waived and if he goes unclaimed, becomes an official member of the Baby Pens. Apparently the winger showed enough in his 19 games in the AHL, scoring two goals and four assists, to convince the team to bring him on board full time.

  • Released from professional tryout

    News: Tom Sestito was released from his professional tryout contract with the Penguins on Wednesday, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Tom Sestito will thus look to catch on with another organization, most likely at the AHL level.
  • Penguins Sign Sestito To PTO

    News: Tom Sestito signed a professional tryout contract last week with the Penguins, Josh Yohe of DKonPittsburghSports.com reports.
    Analysis: As a tough guy who gobbles up penalty minutes, Tom Sestito doesn't seem to mesh well with coach Mike Johnston's vision of rolling out four lines with scoring ability. Don't expect him to crack the Penguins' 23-man roster out of training camp, barring a litany of injuries.
  • Canucks And Sestito Part Ways

    News: Tom Sestito will not play for the Canucks or their AHL Utica affiliate for the remainder of the season.
    Analysis: Tom Sestito will essentially work out on his own the remainder of the season, at which point the team will look to send him to a different club where he can continue playing.
  • Canucks' Sestito Headed To Minors

    News: Tom Sestito cleared waivers Saturday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
    Analysis: With no other teams interested in adding Tom Sestito to their fourth-line ranks, the winger will head back to AHL Utica. He'll likely be back in Vancouver at some point when injuries thin their depth at forward.
  • Canucks Place Sestito On Waivers

    News: Tom Sestito was placed on waivers by the Canucks on Friday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
    Analysis: The fourth-line enforcer has been a regular healthy scratch all season for the Canucks, appearing in only three games. After expressing to management that he'd prefer to pick up some ice time, the Canucks plan to assign him to AHL Utica if he clears waivers on Saturday.
  • Canucks' Sestito Activated

    News: Tom Sestito (lower body) was activated from IR on Friday.
    Analysis: Tom Sestito missed just over a month with the lower-body injury, but looks like he'll be an option for the Canucks on the fourth line Saturday versus Toronto. The gritty winger has been limited to just two games this season.
  • Canucks' Sestito Skates Thursday

    News: Tom Sestito (lower body) was able to skate on his own at the end of Thursday's practice.
    Analysis: Tom Sestito is traveling with the Canucks on their seven-game road trip that kicks off Friday in Columbus, seemingly indicating that the team hopes to have him available at some point. Since the fourth-line tough guy has missed over three weeks with the injury, he'll have to get in several practices before having a shot at rejoining the lineup.
  • Canucks Place Sestito On IR

    News: Tom Sestito was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
    Analysis: Tom Sestito was ruled out indefinitely after suffering a lower-body injury in Sunday's loss to the Predators. The Canucks are expected to recall Frank Corrado from AHL Utica to take his spot on the 23-man roster.
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