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Old 03-14-2013, 04:19 PM
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Canucks Recall Steve Pinizzotto

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have recalled right wing Steven Pinizzotto from a conditioning assignment with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL.

Pinizzotto registered 12 points (4-8-12) and 29 penalty minutes in 24 games with the Wolves this season.

The Mississauga, ON, native spent the 2010.11 season with the Washington Capitals AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears where he collected 42 points (17-25-42) and 178 penalty minutes in 68 games, finishing that regular season with the teamís best plus/minus at plus-40.

Pinizzotto was originally signed by Vancouver as a free agent July 3, 2011.
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Old 03-14-2013, 04:46 PM
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Loved this guy when he played for Hershey. Great energy guy that throws the body almost every shift, stirs the pot a bit and is a pretty decent fighter when he drops the gloves.
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Old 03-14-2013, 04:50 PM
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Interested to see what this guy can do. Lots of talk about him coming into the lineup when we lost Volpatti but it hasn't happened till now. Hopefully he can add some excitement.
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Old 03-14-2013, 05:54 PM
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he's performed pretty well unlike most of the canucks that were in chicago during the lockout...if not for that injury, he'd have already been up and on the 4th line with volpatti and they may not have picked up sestito. but that's up for another discussion.
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