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Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Sestito challenges Winnipeg Jets right wing Chris Thorburn to a fight at the face off during the first period at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, on March 8, 2017. (Bruce Fedyck/USA Today Sports)
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Sestito challenges Winnipeg Jets right wing Chris Thorburn to a fight at the face off during the first period at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, on March 8, 2017. (Bruce Fedyck/USA Today Sports)

Penguins forward Tom Sestito suspended four games for boarding Add to ...

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Sestito was suspended for four games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Winnipeg Jets defenceman Toby Enstrom.

Sestito was assessed a major penalty for checking from behind and a game misconduct in the first period of the Penguins’ 7-4 victory in Winnipeg on Wednesday night.

Enstrom was taken to a hospital and missed the rest of the game.

The suspension will cost Sestito $12,778.

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