Jan 7, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Phoenix Coyotes left wing Paul Bissonnette (12) and Calgary Flames defenseman Chris Butler (44) battle for the puck during the third period at Jobing.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

NHL Rumors: Paul Bissonnette Nearing Deal with Washington Capitals

Paul Bissonnette, or perhaps better known as @BizNasty2point0, is an unrestricted free agent after not being re-signed by the Arizona Coyotes. Per reports, three teams are heavily interested in the out-going enforcer.

The Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Minnesota Wild are all in on Paul Bissonnette according to Craig Morgan of Fox Sports Arizona. Morgan also said that the Washington Capitals are the favorite of the three teams to land Paul Bissonnette.

Paul Bissonnette participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and took it to another level. You can see that video here.

In 202 NHL regular season games, Paul Bissonnette has tallied 22 points and accumulated 340 penalty minutes. 117 of those penalty minutes came in the 2009-2010 season with the Coyotes.

In 4 NHL playoff games, Bissonnette has zero points.

Paul Bissonnette is coming off his best point producing season in the National Hockey League in 2013-2014. He scored 2 goals and had 6 assists in route to a career-high, 8-point season.

The 6’2″, 216 pound forward was a 4th round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Paul Bissonnette will turn 30 on March 11, 2015.

 

 

 

 

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