The Edmonton Oilers announced they have agreed to terms with centre Steve Pinizzotto on a one-year contract.
Pinizzotto, 30, appeared in six games with the Oilers last season, recording two assists and 15 penalty minutes. He posted his first career National Hockey League point and first multi-point game (2A) on April 12th against the Vancouver Canucks.
The 6’1”, 200-pound centre split the 2013-14 season between the American Hockey League’s San Antonio Rampage and Oklahoma City Barons, posting 25 points (12G, 13A) and 183 penalty minutes in 51 games.
A native of Mississauga, Ontario, Pinizzotto has appeared in 18 career National Hockey League games with the Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers.