Florida Panthers Executive VP/General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has agreed to terms with C Steve Pinizzotto on a one-year two-way contract.

Pinizzotto 29 appeared in 12 National Hockey League games with Vancouver last season recording 29 PIM. He also appeared in 24 contests with Chicago (AHL) recording four goals with eight assists. The 6-foot-1 200-pound forward recorded career highs in goals (17) points (42) and PIM (178) during the 2010-2011 campaign while playing for Hershey (AHL).