Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Paul Bissonnette
Paul Bisonnette was born on March 11, 1985 in Welland, Ontario. A product of the Ontario Hockey League, Bissonnette was captain of the Saginaw Spirit proir to being traded to the Owen Sound Attack.

Bissonnette was drafted in 2003 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, though his pro career began in the ECHL with the Wheeling Nailers and then the AHL with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton . After three seasons in the minors, Bissonnette would earn a spot on the Penguins NHL roster beginning the 2008-09 season, however his stay in Pittsburgh would be short lived, as he would play in only 15 games for the club before returning to the AHL for the remainder of the 2008-09 season.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2000-01 Welland Tigers Minor-ON
2000-01 Welland Cougars ON-Jr.B 6 0 1 1 2
2001-02 North Bay Centennials OHL 57 3 3 6 21 -5 5 0 0 0 2
2002-03 Saginaw Spirit OHL 67 7 16 23 57 -10
2002-03 Canada WJ18-A 7 0 1 1 0 +5
2003-04 Saginaw Spirit OHL 67 5 14 19 96 -23
2004-05 Saginaw Spirit OHL 28 1 6 7 46 -19
2004-05 Owen Sound Attack OHL 35 2 11 13 46 +20 8 1 3 4 2
2005-06 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 55 1 5 6 60 +2 11 0 1 1 4
2005-06 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 14 3 7 10 4 +4
2006-07 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 3 0 0 0 6 -1
2006-07 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 65 10 32 42 115 +12
2007-08 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 46 3 5 8 145 +5 7 0 0 0 11
2007-08 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 22 3 14 17 43 0
2008-09 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 15 0 1 1 22 -1
2008-09 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 57 9 7 16 176 +4 8 0 2 2 9
2009-10 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 41 3 2 5 117 -2
2010-11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 48 1 0 1 71 +6 1 0 0 0 0
2011-12 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 31 1 0 1 41 -4 3 0 0 0 15
2012-13 Cardiff Devils Britain 11 6 15 21 8
2012-13 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 28 0 6 6 36 +2
2013-14 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 39 2 6 8 53 +6
2014-15 Portland Pirates AHL 8 0 0 0 0 -1
2014-15 Manchester Monarchs AHL 48 1 6 7 167 -6 11 0 0 0 5
2015-16 Ontario Reign AHL 35 2 1 3 51 -2 13 1 1 2 17
2016-17 Ontario Reign AHL 18 0 3 3 48 +3
NHL Totals 202 7 15 22 340 4 0 0 0 15


Claimed on waivers by Phoenix from Pittsburgh, September 30, 2009. Missed majority of 2011-12 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Cardiff (Britain), November 1, 2012. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Portland (AHL), October 28, 2014. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Manchester (AHL), December 9, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Ontario (AHL), July 8, 2015. Missed majority of 2015-16 as a healthy reserve.
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