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Steve Pinizzotto | Winger

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/26/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
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Steve Pinizzotto was called up from the minors on Wednesday April 2.
Pinizzotto had a minus-one rating in 10:12 minutes of ice time in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to Anaheim. He has 23 points and 157 penalty minutes in 48 AHL contests in 2013-14. Apr 3 - 5:11 AM

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The Edmonton Oilers have acquired Steve Pinizzotto from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Ryan Martindale.

Pinizzotto has seven points and 67 penalty minutes in 21 games with the AHL San Antonio Rampage in 2013-14. At the age of 29, he isn't expected to ever earn a regular spot on an NHL team, but he'll serve Edmonton's AHL affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons.
Source: AHL.com
Jan 17 - 2:35 PM

Steve Pinizzotto has been loaned to AHL San Antonio.

He hasn't played this season because of a hip injury he suffered back in September. Pinizzotto won't have any fantasy value if he eventually finds his way back to the Panthers.
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 06:19:00 PM

Steve Pinizzotto (hip) is on the waiver wires.

Pinizzotto sustained a hip injury on Sept. 18 and hasn't played since. He's an organizational depth forward.
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 12:18:00 PM

Steve Pinizzotto (hip) has started to work out with the Florida Panthers.

Pinizzotto was projected to miss at least a month when he sustained the injury on Sept. 18 and he's still not close to returning. He had no points and 29 penalty minutes in 12 games last season.
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 10:11:00 AM

Steve Pinizzotto is projected to miss at least a month with a hip injury.

He was injured last Wednesday in a preseason loss against Dallas. Pinizzoto was battling for a fourth-line, penalty-killing role with the Panthers prior to getting hurt.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 07:22:00 AM

Steve Pinizzotto has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Florida Panthers.

He split time between the AHL's Chicago Wolves and the Vancouver Canucks last season. In 12 games with the Canucks, he generated 29 penalty minutes and no points.
Mon, Aug 5, 2013 02:16:00 PM

Steve Pinizzotto (illness) will get back into Vancouver's lineup Thursday.

He missed the past four games due to an illness. He is slated to play with Chris Higgins and Andrew Ebbett on the third line.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 03:59:00 PM

Steve Pinizzotto will miss Tuesday's game with an illness.

Pinizzotto has been out since Thursday with the illness. "We don't anticipate that Steven's illness is something that will keep him out of the lineup for a protracted amount of time," assistant GM Laurence Gilman said. "He wasn’t feeling well. We had him assessed by our doctors and the decision was rendered to keep him away from the team. He's being assessed again today." Pinizzotto has picked up five penalty minutes and 11 hits, with no points in four games this season.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 11:58:00 AM

Steve Pinizzotto will miss Thursday's game because of an illness.

He didn't travel with the team to Phoenix. In four games with the Canucks, Pinizzotto has picked up five penalty minutes and 11 hits, with no points.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 04:45:00 PM

Steve Pinizzotto has been called up from the AHL and he might make his NHL debut Thursday.

"I haven't made up my mind yet but there's a chance he'll play tonight," coach Alain Vigneault said. "As a 28-year-old rookie, he should be pretty excited. What I remember about him from training camp (in 2011) is that he was an energy player, he gets in real hard on the forecheck, he had physical edge to his game and a real decent skill set." He has 12 points and 29 penalty minutes in 24 games with AHL Chicago this campaign. If he does play then it will likely be on the fourth line.
Thu, Mar 14, 2013 04:28:00 PM

Look for Steve Pinizzotto to return to the Vancouver Canucks by the end of the week.

Pinizzotto is scheduled to play one more game on Wednesday for the Chicago Wolves before his call up as he is on a conditioning stint. He has little fantasy value but can pick up some penalty minutes.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 11:50:00 AM

Steve Pinizzotto scored two goals in Tuesday's 2-1 win by the Chicago Wolves over Charlotte in AHL action.

The goals were the first two of the campaign for the the 28-year-old who has spent the entirety of his pro career in the minors. He offers no fantasy value.
Tue, Nov 6, 2012 10:04:00 PM

Steve Pinizzotto has inked a contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks.

The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Pinizzotto had 42 points and 178 penalty minutes in 68 games with the AHL Hershey Bears in 2010-11. He missed the entire 2011-12 campaign due to a shoulder injury. He's 28 and hasn't made his NHL debut.
Mon, Jul 2, 2012 01:18:00 PM

Steve Pinizzotto (shoulder) will not be available for the start of the playoffs.

Pinizzotto missed the entire regular season after dislocating his shoulder during the preseason. Even if he was healthy, he might not play in the postseason.
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 11:37:00 AM

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