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Penguins forward Tom Sestito suspended four games for boarding

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.

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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.

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The suspension will cost Sestito $12,778.

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