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NHL Trade Deadline: Flyers Acquire F-Sestito from Columbus for Chaput, Moore.

The Flyers may have kept primarily silent on NHL trade deadline day, however, they did make one depth move that could pay dividends.

With time running out on the 3 P.M. deadline, general manager Paul Holmgren acquired 6-foot-5, 228 lbs. brute force winger Tom Sestito from the Columbus Blue Jackets for the Flyers 2010 third-round pick Michael Chaput and 26-year-old center and AHL regular, Greg Moore.

Sestito will be immediately assigned to the Adirondack Phantoms.

Sestito, 23, a Columbus third round pick in 2006, played nine games with the Blue Jackets this season, earning a pair of goals, assists and 40 penalty minutes. Big, mean and physical is Sestito’s game. A willing fighter and role-player, the native New Yorker could be used as a net presence and physical entity.

Certainly a project if the Flyers want more than specialized duty from him, Sestito could work as a depth call up or “black ace” come playoff time. Although Sestito might not be the ideal choice to play any post-season games, considering the Flyers’ vapid depth pool, he is an upgrade at 14th or 15th forward.

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Flyers sign AHL center Greg Moore

According to Capgeek.com, the Flyers have signed 26-year-old, right-handed center Greg Moore to a one-year deal worth $550,000.

At 6’1, 225 lbs., Moore played just four games with the Columbus Blue Jackets last season in which he recording no points.  However, he scored 19 goals and 23 assists in a combined 78 games between the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL.

Moore, a native of Lisbon, Maine and graduate of the University of Maine, was drafted in the fifth round of the 2003 NHL draft by the Calgary Flames.

Moore will likely help fill the center void in Adirondack, which lost pivots Jon Matsumoto and Jared Ross  in the offseason.

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