August 28, 1984 |
Rome, New York
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
New Jersey Devils
Tim Sestito (born August 28, 1984 in Rome, New York) is an American professional ice hockey player for the Dinamo Riga of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He has previously played with the Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils organizations of the National Hockey League. His younger brother Tom Sestito, also previously played with the Vancouver Canucks.
Undrafted Sesito played junior hockey with the Plymouth Whalers in the Ontario Hockey League. In 2005, in his first professional season with the Greenville Grrrowl of the ECHL, he scored 21 goals and had 23 assists for the total of 44 points in 72 games. In those 72 games, he also got a total of 127 penalty minutes finishing 3rd for penalties.
On November 22, 2008, Sestito was called up to the Edmonton Oilers to make his first regular season NHL debut. He played his first regular season game on November 26, 2008 against the Los Angeles Kings. Sestito was the captain of the Oilers top minor hockey league affiliate, the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League, before being traded on July 9, 2009 to the New Jersey Devils from the Edmonton Oilers for a conditional draft choice.
On October 14, 2010, Sestito was called up to New Jersey to fill in for Brian Rolston and a depleted Devils roster.
On May 5th, 2012, Sestito was called up to New Jersey to make his NHL Playoff debut for the injured Ryan Carter during the team's 2012 Stanley Cup Conference Semifinals against the Philadelphia Flyers.
On July 15, 2015, Sestito announced he would be moving to the Kontinental Hockey League to play with the Dinamo Riga for the 2015–16 season. Sestito was named an assistant captain for the Dinamo Riga in his first season with the team.
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|2004–05||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||9||2||1||3||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||New Jersey Devils||NHL||9||0||1||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||New Jersey Devils||NHL||36||0||2||2||9||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||New Jersey Devils||NHL||18||0||0||0||7||1||0||0||0||0|
|2012–13||New Jersey Devils||NHL||6||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||New Jersey Devils||NHL||16||0||3||3||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||New Jersey Devils||NHL||15||0||2||2||33||—||—||—||—||—|