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Sestito assigned to Utica for conditioning

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the Canucks have assigned forward Tom Sestito to the AHL Utica Comets on a conditioning assignment.

Sestito, 27, appeared in two games with the Canucks this season registering one assist (0-1-1). Last season he appeared in 77 games for the Canucks collecting a career-high nine points (5-4-9) and 213 penalty minutes.

The 6’5”, 233-pound forward was claimed off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers on March 1, 2013. A native of Rome, New York, Sestito was originally drafted by Columbus, 85th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Career Regular Season Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 Syracuse Jr. Stars-EmJHL 31 13 16 29 137
2004-2005 Plymouth Whalers-OHL 35 1 3 4 88
2005-2006 Plymouth Whalers-OHL 57 10 10 20 176
2006-2007 Plymouth Whalers-OHL 60 42 22 64 135
2007-2008 Blue Jackets 1 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0.0
2007-2008 Syracuse Crunch-AHL 66 7 16 23 -5 202 3 0
2008-2009 Syracuse Crunch-AHL 52 8 12 20 -4 168 4 0 2
2009-2010 Blue Jackets 3 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0.0
2009-2010 Syracuse Crunch-AHL 36 10 7 17 -10 138 6 0 2
2010-2011 Blue Jackets 9 2 2 4 -4 40 1 0 0 7 28.6
2010-2011 Springfield Falcons-AHL 46 11 21 32 -14 192 2 0 1 70 15.7
2010-2011 Adirondack Phantoms-AHL 11 2 1 3 -1 45 0 0 0 13 15.4
2011-2012 Flyers 14 0 1 1 -3 83 0 0 0 4 0.0
2011-2012 Adirondack Phantoms-AHL 34 9 8 17 -2 120 4 0 1 62 14.5
2012-2013 Flyers 7 2 0 2 1 12 0 0 1 3 66.7
2012-2013 Sheffield Steelers-Britain 17 8 11 19 69
2012-2013 Canucks 23 1 0 1 -3 53 0 0 0 11 9.1
2012-2013 Adirondack Phantoms-AHL 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0
2013-2014 Canucks 77 5 4 9 -14 213 1 0 0 31 16.1
2014-2015 Canucks 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
NHL Totals 136 10 8 18 -22 425 2 0 1 56 17.9
Career Playoff Statistics
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
2003-2004 Syracuse Jr. Stars-EmJHL 6 5 6 11 32
2005-2006 Plymouth Whalers-OHL 13 5 2 7 29
2006-2007 Plymouth Whalers-OHL 19 11 6 17 0 57
2006-2007 Plymouth Whalers-M-Cup 5 2 5 7 6 0 0 0
2007-2008 Syracuse Crunch-AHL 9 3 0 3 -2 57 2 0
2012-2013 Canucks 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
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