With 152 penalty minutes entering Thursday’s action, Sestito is earning his keep this season — in that odd, hockey way that a player can be considered doing a good job by leading his sport in what is essentially a negative statistic.
The result from Sestito’s one second of ice time Monday? Twenty-seven penalty minutes, the tally below:
Sestito’s tough-guy tactics in the Canucks’ 1-0 loss made him the target of ESPN’s Keith Olbermann, who dubbed the rugged Sestito his "Worst Person in the Sports World" on Tuesday night’s episode of "Olbermann."
Coming to the defense of the 6-5, 228-pound fighter out of Rome, NY? Victoria, Sestito’s 13-year-old sister, responded by getting her bro’s back in a back-and-forth with Olbermann in what became Twitter gold . . .
@KeithOlbermann $7,268 for 1 second of work. That's probably just a little bit more than your liberal left wing ass makes. #tomsestito