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Tom Sestito to have hearing with Player Safety

Penguins forward faces discipline from NHL for boarding Toby Enstrom of Jets @NHLdotcom

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Sestito will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Thursday for a hit against Winnipeg Jets defenseman Toby Enstrom during a game at MTS Centre on Wednesday.

The following grounds are being considered for the supplemental discipline: boarding. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review. 

The incident occurred at 13:10 of the first period. Sestito was given a major penalty for checking from behind, as well as a game misconduct. Enstrom left the game after the hit and did not return.

Pittsburgh won the game 7-4.

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