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Bad hit of the night: Tom Setito on Tobias Enstrom

Tom Sestito was brought up for the Winnipeg Jets-Pittsburgh Penguins game last night, and he did two things:

1. He fought Chris Thorburn;

2. He threw this check on Tobias Enstrom:

Here's what Jets coach Paul Maurice had to say about the hit post-game:

“Toby is at the hospital now, he’s getting checked for facial fractures, so we’ll have a better idea about that tomorrow,” Maurice said.

Update @ 11:44 AM:

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  Tags: pittsburgh+penguins, tobias+enstrom, tom+sestito, winnipeg+jets

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Definitely a bad hit.  No excuse for it. 

Dustin B. threw a similar hit on Justin Schultz last time these two teams met.  Schultz was out for 3 games as a result.

The Jets want to play a physical game.  They hurt Maatta last game as well and he is out for the season.

Although I think the Sestito hit was bad and deserves a suspension, I feel zero sympathy for this organization.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 03/09/17 at 11:37 AM ET

TreKronor's avatar

Horrible hit. 

Suspension?  Pshhh.

Posted by TreKronor on 03/09/17 at 12:01 PM ET

George Malik's avatar

Tom Sestito will have a phone hearing with DPS today.

Posted by George Malik from South Lyon, MI on 03/09/17 at 12:55 PM ET

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