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By Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky)
For the Philadelphia Flyers front office, they’ve found themselves quite busy on this here Friday afternoon. While the moves may not be a part of a blockbuster trade that so many are accustomed to seeing from this organization, Philadelphia will see a bit of a roster shakeup.
On Thursday morning, the team put forward Tom Sestito and goalie Michael Leighton on waivers to send them down to the team’s AHL affiliate, Adirondack Phantoms. And while the team expected to retain both, another NHL team was intrigued by the 25 year-old forward. The Vancouver Canucks claimed Sestito before he passed through waivers, forcing him to take his talents to the great white north. Despite being injured in a “conditioning assignment” with the Phantoms earlier in the week, his agent, Scott Norton, has said that Sestito has been cleared to play.
Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets midway through the 2010-11 season, he spent just 21 total games with t...