Canucks sign forward Pinizzotto from Capitals' AHL affiliate Staff

7/3/2011 6:02:52 PM

The Vancouver Canucks have signed right wing Steven Pinizzotto.  

The 27-year-old winger spent the 2010.11 season with the Hershey Bears, the AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals. There he collected 17 goals and 25 assists, while amassing 178 penalty minutes in 68 games.  

Pinizzotto has never suited up in the NHL but has played 210 games over five seasons with Hershey. He was originally signed by Washington as a free agent in 2007.