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Paul Bissonnette | Winger | #25

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/11/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 216
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 4 (121) / PIT
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Paul Bissonnette has reportedly signed a PTO with the Los Angeles Kings.
Bissonnette attended training camp with the Kings last year, but was cut in late September. The 31-year-old has been in the AHL for the last two seasons. He scored two goals and three points in 35 games with the Ontario Reign in 2015-16. There's a good chance he won't get a contract from the Kings this fall. Aug 22 - 9:16 PM

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The AHL's Ontario Reign have agreed to terms with Paul Bissonnette.

Ontario is affiliated with the Los Angeles Kings. Bissonnette played for the Reign last season, recording three points and 51 penalty minutes in 35 games. The 31-year-old is a veteran of 202 NHL games and is a fan favorite on Twitter.
Jul 8 - 8:19 PM

Paul Bissonnette suffered an upper body injury in the minors and is now day-to-day.

Bissonnette is playing for the Ontario Reign of the AHL and has two goals and three points with 51 penalty minutes in 35 games. This post was for poolies and fans wondering whatever happened to Biznasty.
Source: LAKIngs.com
Feb 20 - 9:09 AM

The Los Angeles Kings have released Paul Bissonnette from his PTO.

Bissonnette had agreed to terms in the off-season with the Kings farm team the Ontario Reign of the AHL so it's assumed that he will play there. Also released from PTO's were Sean Backman, Ryan Horvat and Kevin Raine.
Source: LAKings.com
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 07:10:00 AM

Paul Bissonnette has agreed to terms with the AHL's Ontario Reign.

The Reign are affiliated with the Los Angeles Kings. Bissonnette had seven points and 167 penalty minutes in 56 games last season. The 30-year-old is a veteran of 202 career NHL games.
Wed, Jul 8, 2015 05:01:00 PM

Paul Bissonnette's tryout with the AHL Portland Pirates has ended.

Bissonnette has agreed to a new tryout contract with the Manchester Monarchs though. The Monarchs are the AHL affiliates of the Los Angeles Kings. He had no points in eight games with Portland.
Tue, Dec 9, 2014 01:44:00 PM

Paul Bissonnette has agreed to terms with the AHL Portland Pirates.

The Pirates are affiliated with the Arizona Coyotes. Bissonnette became an unrestricted free agent this summer after Arizona passed on re-signing him, but he wasn't able to secure a contract with a different NHL club. "He's a good man," Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said. "It's just the way the league's going right now. But I love his enthusiasm. He's jumping in. He wants to work his way back in. I had the chance to talk to him the other night, and he's enthused. The other thing (that) was good to see (was) his teammates here were really happy for him, so we'll see where it goes."
Tue, Oct 28, 2014 10:09:00 AM

Paul Bisonnette is on the verge of signing with an American Hockey League team.

According to the Arizona Republic, Bissonnette will join Arizona’s affiliate, the Portland Pirates. It will be tough for Biznasty to get another NHL opportunity soon.
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 05:31:00 PM

Paul Bissonnette has an out-clause with the Cardiff Devils.

That means that Bissonnette might still end up playing with a different team in 2014-15. There was reportedly some interest in him from NHL teams over the summer and he attended the St. Louis Blues' training camp, but he obviously never ended up coming to terms with an NHL club.
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 04:50:00 PM

Paul Bissonnette has signed with the Cardiff Devils of the Elite Ice Hockey League.

In case you're not familiar with the location of Cardiff, it's worth clarifying that the EIHL operates in the United Kingdom. This isn't Bissonnette's first stint with Cardiff as he previously scored six goals and 19 points in 10 games with them during the lockout. Bissonnette has 22 points and 340 penalty minutes in 202 career NHL games.
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 04:28:00 PM

The St. Louis Blues released Paul Bissonnette from his professional tryout on Saturday.

The 29-year-old generates nice but not otherworldly PIM (340 in 202 career NHL games) and doesn't do enough of anything else to be worthy of your fantasy attention, even if he can make an NHL squad.
Sat, Oct 4, 2014 03:43:00 PM

The St. Louis Blues have extended a training camp tryout offer to Paul Bissonnette.

Bissonnette is a physical depth forward that, to be honest, might be better known for as a Twitter personality than a hockey player. That's not to suggest that Bissonnette has no value on the ice though. He's a physical forward that can fit in on the fourth line and if he gets into a situation where he's playing regularly, then he'd be a decent source of penalty minutes in fantasy leagues.
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 10:53:00 AM

Washington, Minnesota and Pittsburgh are reportedly in the running to sign tough guy Paul Bissonnette, according to an NHL source.

The Capitals are believed to be the favorite to sign him. Bissonnette appeared in 39 games with the Coyotes last season, where he picked up eight points and 53 penalty minutes.
Mon, Aug 11, 2014 11:49:00 AM

According to his agent, the Washington Capitals are among a handful of teams potentially interested in acquiring the services of Paul Bissonnette.

Mark Guy, Bissonnette's representative, confirms his client is seeking a larger role than the one he has traditionally owned in the NHL, saying "Right now he's just looking for a good organization where he can contribute more than he's been able to, to date, in the last couple years in Phoenix. He wants to be in a position where he can compete for a solid fourth-line position and be a great team guy." It may be a surprise to hear that the enforcer is actually a highly-rated contributor by proponents of advanced stats and would likely serve as a useful player if assigned a regular shift. For those in leagues that reward penalty minutes, consistent ice time could make Bissonnette roster-worthy.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 09:49:00 AM

Phoenix forward Paul Bissonnette scored only his second goal of the season in the Coyotes' 4-2 loss to the visiting St. Louis Blues Sunday night.

Jeff Halpern, Bissonnette's linemate on the Coyotes' fourth line, also scored -- only his third of the season. Halpern's goal gave Phoenix a 2-0 lead but the Blues rallied back with four goals in the third period for the victory.
Sun, Mar 2, 2014 10:44:00 PM

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