The Devils agreed to a two-way, one-year contract with center Tim Sestito, general manager Lou Lamoriello announced today.
Sestito would have become an unrestricted Group 6 free agent tomorrow at noon. A Group 6 UFA is a player who’s contract has expired, is 25 or older, has played at least three professional seasons and has played less than 80 career NHL games.
Sestito, who turns 26 on August 28, recorded no goals and one assist in nine NHL games this season. He has no goals and one assist in ten career NHL games.
Sestito recorded 18 goals and 17 assists in 66 AHL games in 2009-2010 for the Lowell Devils.