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Canucks claim Tom Sestito off waivers

…Andrew Ebbett re-assigned to Chicago Wolves

Friday, 01.03.2013 / 1:10 PM / News
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Canucks claim Tom Sestito off waivers

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that the Canucks have claimed left wing Tom Sestito off of waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers. Andrew Ebbett was re-assigned to the Chicago Wolves.

Sestito, 25, appeared in seven games, collecting two goals, including one game-winner, and 12 penalty minutes with the Philadelphia Flyers this season. He also played one game, recording two penalty minutes, with the Adirondack Phantoms of the AHL. The Rome, New York native has collected seven career points (4-3-7) in 34 games played with the Flyers and Columbus Blue Jackets.

The 6’5”, 228-pound forward was originally selected in the third round, 85th overall, of 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
NHL Totals 34 4 3 7 -6 159 1 0 1 14 28.6
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 0.0
2005-2006 Plymouth Whalers-OHL 13 5 2 7 29 0.0
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