Steve Pinizzotto (RW)
Oklahoma City Barons
Career Notes: In eighth pro season, although missed one because of injury (2011-12)...Has appeared in the NHL each of the past 2 seasons with Edmonton (last season) and Vancouver (2012-13)...Played for both San Antonio and OKC in the AHL last season, combining for 12 goals and 13 assists in 51 games, plus 183 PIM...Was recalled by Edmonton April 2 of last season and appeared in 6 games, registering 2 assists, before being returned on loan to OKC April 13 for the remainder of the regular season and playoffs...Recorded first 2 NHL points with a pair of assists in the Oilers' season-ending, 5-2 win over Vancouver April 12...Acquired by Edmonton from the Florida Panthers Jan. 17, 2014 for center Ryan Martindale...Has previous AHL experience with the Hershey Bears, Chicago Wolves and San Antonio Rampage. Missed the 2011-12 season because of shoulder surgery for an injury sustained in a Vancouver Canucks pre-season game Sept. 25, 2011...Split first 2 pro seasons between South Carolina (ECHL) and Hershey (AHL) before playing the entire 2010 and 2011 seasons in Hershey...Member of back-to-back Calder Cup Champions in Hershey, playing in 42 of a possible 43 playoff games for the Bears in 2009 and 2010...In 2009-10, finished third in the AHL's plus-minus rankings with a +40, behind only Chicago's Arturs Kulda (+47) and Hamilton's P.K. Subban(+46)...Led the Hershey Bears in penalty minutes with 178 in 2010-11, 20th-most in the AHL...Played 2 seasons at R.I.T., 2005-06 and 2006-07, the program's first in Div. I. Led the Tigers in assists (31), points (44) and penalty minutes (76) during his second season at R.I.T...Did not play major junior, instead spending parts of 5 seasons in the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League with the Oakville Blades.