Tom Sestito
HEIGHT: 6' 5"
BIRTHDATE: 09/28/1987
AGE: 28
DRAFTED: CBJ: 2006-85 overall

2008-09: Collected 8-12-20 and 168 penalty minutes in 52 games with Syracuse (AHL)… Scored four power play goals… Ranked third on the club in penalty minutes… Missed 12 games due to a shoulder injury… Had a career high 1-2-3 Oct. 11 vs. Rochester… Tied a season high with 22 penalty minutes Nov. 8 vs. Manitoba… Scored back-to-back game-winning goals Jan. 6-7… Tallied 1-1-2 Jan. 7 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton… Tied a season high with 22 penalty minutes Feb. 25 at Lake Erie… Played the 100th game of his AHL career Mar. 3 vs. Hamilton… Notched 1-1-2 Mar. 28 vs. Lake Erie…

2007-08: Was scoreless with 17 penalty minutes in his NHL debut Apr. 6 vs. St. Louis… Registered 7-16-23 and 202 penalty minutes in 66 games with Syracuse (AHL)… First professional season… Ranked second on the club in penalty minutes… Scored three power play goals… Collected the first point of his professional career in his first professional game with an assist Oct. 5 at Rochester… Registered assists in back-to-back games Oct. 12-13… Scored two goals Dec. 30 at Rochester… Recorded two assists Jan. 4 at Albany and Mar. 19 vs. Hamilton… Netted 1-1-2 Feb. 2 vs. San Antonio… Added 3-0-3 and 57 penalty minutes in nine playoff games… Led club in playoff penalty minutes… Scored the overtime game-winning goal in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals Apr. 22 at Manitoba…

2006-07: Netted 42-44-64, 135 penalty minutes and was +6 in 60 games with Plymouth (OHL)… Set career highs in goals, assists, points and plus/minus rating… Added seven game-winning goals, 21 power play goals and four shorthanded goals… Was named Whalers’ regular season Most Valuable Player… Was named Most Improved Player and Best Penalty Killer in Western Conference Coaches Poll… Named OHL Player of the Week on Dec. 10 after recording 6-1-7 and being named First Star of the Game twice in three games… Added 11-6-17 and 57 penalty minutes in 19 playoff games, helping the Whalers claim the OHL championship… Registered 2-5-7 in five Memorial Cup games, tying for the scoring lead in the tournament…

2005-06: Notched 10-10-20 and 176 penalty minutes in 57 games with Plymouth (OHL)… Set career high in penalty minutes… Added 5-2-7 and 29 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games… Named the Whalers’ Most Improved Player…

2004-05: Tallied 1-3-4 and 88 penalty minutes in 35 games with Plymouth (OHL).

2009-10: Was scoreless with seven penalty minutes in three games with Columbus… Posted 10-7-17 with 138 penalty minutes in 36 games with Syracuse (AHL)… Ranked third on the team in penalty minutes… Tallied two points (1g, 1a) for the second time in three games and was named the game’s third star, October 16 vs. Norfolk… Notched two points (1g, 1a) and was named the game’s second star, March 27 vs. Albany… Missed 38 games due to injury.