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Canucks claim Sestito off waivers from Flyers

Friday, 03.01.2013 / 1:24 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  / 2012-2013 At the Rink blog

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Canucks claim Sestito off waivers from Flyers

The Vancouver Canucks announced Friday they have claimed left wing Tom Sestito off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers.

In a corresponding move, the organization reassigned forward Andrew Ebbett to the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves.

Sestito has appeared in seven games for the Flyers this season, producing two goals and a plus-1 rating. A 2006 third-round draft pick (No. 85) of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Sestito has four goals and seven points in 34 career NHL games.

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