NEW YORK - Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Sestito has been suspended for four games, without pay, for boarding Winnipeg Jets defenseman Toby Enstrom during NHL Game No. 984 in Winnipeg on Wednesday, March 8, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 13:10 of the first period. Sestito was assessed a major penalty for checking from behind and a game misconduct.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Sestito will forfeit $12,777.76. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
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