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.
For us it's a little bit different. I've never been in front of this much media. This is more than we've ever had to deal with in Tampa. I guess we're on a little bit bigger stage now. It's nice, you have to enjoy it. This doesn't happen too often.
— Lightning forward J.T. Brown after his first Media Day experience on Tuesday in preparation of Game 1 on Wednesday