Pinizzotto, 30, appeared in six games with the Oilers in 2013-14 and had two assists and 15 penalty minutes. The 6-1, 200-pound forward split the season between the San Antonio Rampage and Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League, and had 25 points (12 goals, 13 assists) and 183 penalty minutes in 51 games.
A native of Mississauga, Ontario, Pinizzotto has appeared in 18 NHL games with the Vancouver Canucks and Oilers.
I first met him when I was 19 years old and he coached me for 13 consecutive years. I don't know how many athletes who have had that pleasure. Al Arbour was a man that left us not only feeling like champions, but left us with a lot of great memories that we can carry on through life.
— Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin on former coach Al Arbour, who passed away Friday at the age of 82