|Assets:||Skates extremely swiftly, which is his greatest asset. Is also an industrious, tenacious worker who can also produce points in spurts. Can play all three forward positions.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have the ideal size to play a rambuntious style at the highest level, so injuries need to be curbed in order to survive in the NHL. Lacks high-end scoring prowess.|
|Career Potential:||Agitating, energy depth forward.|
|10/05/2014||Assigned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL).|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders to a one-year two-way contract.|
|4/15/2014||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|4/11/2014||Recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|2/08/2014||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|2/04/2014||Recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|12/30/2013||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|12/27/2013||Recalled from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|12/24/2013||Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL).|
|12/16/2013||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|12/10/2013||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|12/06/2013||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|10/23/2013||Assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|10/15/2013||Recalled from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|9/26/2013||Placed on waivers by the Pittsburgh Penguins for the purpose of being assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).|
|7/12/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a one-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||Pittsburgh Penguins tendered a qualifying offer.|
|6/24/2013||Acquired from the Anaheim Ducks.|
|4/27/2013||Recalled from Norfolk (AHL).|
|4/01/2013||Acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers.|
|4/01/2013||Assigned to Norfolk (AHL).|
|3/21/2013||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/19/2013||Missed 4 games (suspended by nhl).|
|3/19/2013||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/15/2013||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/08/2013||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/03/2013||Suspended by the NHL for 4 games.|
|2/12/2013||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|7/24/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year contract.|
|6/18/2012||Philadelphia Flyers tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/17/2012||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|4/07/2012||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|4/06/2012||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/13/2012||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/11/2012||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/10/2012||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/08/2012||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|2/08/2012||Loaned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|1/30/2012||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|1/25/2012||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|11/22/2011||Recalled from Trenton (ECHL).|
|11/21/2011||Loaned to Trenton (ECHL).|
|11/01/2011||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|10/19/2011||Loaned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|10/18/2011||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|10/03/2011||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/08/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year entry-level contract.|
|7/01/2014||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders.|
|6/24/2013||Anaheim Ducks traded Harry Zolnierczyk to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Alex Grant.|
|4/01/2013||Philadelphia Flyers traded Harry Zolnierczyk to the Anaheim Ducks for Jay Rosehill.|
|3/08/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers.|
Harry Zolnierczyk agrees to two-way contract | 07/01/2014 6:10 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the New York Islanders.
Ryan Rishaug on Twitter
ImpactZolnierczyk can earn $600,000 at the NHL level and will make at least $300,000 regardless of where he plays. He had 36 points and 75 penalty minutes in 57 AHL games in 2013-14. He also has nine points and 83 penalty minutes in 57 career NHL contests.
Penguins demote Harry Zolnierczyk | 04/15/2014 10:45 AM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have sent Harry Zolnierczyk to the AHL.
ImpactZolnierczyk was called up to participate in the Penguins' last two regular season games. He had two goals in 13 games with Pittsburgh in 2013-14.
Penguins summon Harry Zolnierczyk | 04/12/2014 12:55 PM
NewsPittsburgh recalled Harry Zolnierczyk on Friday.
ImpactHe has two goals in 11 games with the big club this season. Zolnierczyk has 18 goals and 18 assists in 56 contests with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Harry Zolnierczyk passes through waivers | 02/08/2014 1:08 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has passed through waivers and will report to Pittsburgh's AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
Dave Molinari on Twitter
ImpactIn 37 games with the Baby Penguins, he has 14 goals, 25 points and 51 penalty minutes. He has scored two goals in 11 outings with Pittsburgh this campaign.
Zolnierczyk finds back of the net Wednesday | 02/06/2014 10:42 AM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk scored a goal in the Penguins' 5-1 win on Wednesday.
ImpactZolnierczyk has two goals in 10 games with the Penguins this season. The 26-year-old forward also has 14 goals and 25 points points in 37 AHL contests.
Pittsburgh has called up Harry Zolnierczyk | 12/27/2013 9:52 AM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have summoned Harry Zolnierczyk.
ImpactZolnierczyk was sent to the minors for the duration of the NHL's Christmas break. He has a goal in eight games this season with Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh demotes Harry Zolnierczyk | 12/24/2013 12:16 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has been sent down to the minors by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
ImpactZolnierczyk had 14 points and 39 penalty minutes in 21 games with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2013-14. He also has a goal in eight contests with Pittsburgh.
Pens recall Harry Zolnierczyk from AHL | 12/16/2013 10:05 AM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled winger Harry Zolnierczyk from the minors.
ImpactZolnierczyk has played three games in the NHL this season in a couple of stints. He had 10 goals and 24 points in 21 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season.
Harry Zolnierczyk is demoted by Penguins | 12/10/2013 3:13 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has been returned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
ImpactZolnierczyk has 12 points and 27 penalty minutes in 18 contests this season. He averaged 8:57 minutes per game in three contests with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Penguins recall Harry Zolnierczyk from AHL | 12/07/2013 9:08 AM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled their leading goal scorer from the AHL, Harry Zolnierczyk.
ImpactZolnierczyk had nine goals for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season and has spent some time with Pittsburgh earlier this season with no points in three games. With Andrew Ebbett breaking his ankle on Thursday and Evgeni Malkin still day-to-day, Zolnierczyk was recalled. He is not worth selecting at this time.
Harry Zolnierczyk returns to the minors | 10/23/2013 4:03 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has been sent down to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
ImpactZolnierczyk hasn't recorded a point in three contests with Pittsburgh in 2013-14. He also has three goals in three AHL games this season.
Zolnierczyk gets four hits in season debut | 10/16/2013 8:31 AM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk was credited with four hits in his NHL season debut.
ImpactZolnierczyk was called up because Beau Bennett is dealing with a lower-body injury. He played on the third line with Dustin Jeffrey and Brandon Sutter.
Pittsburgh calls up Harry Zolnierczyk | 10/15/2013 12:09 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has been called up by Pittsburgh.
ImpactJames Neal was placed on injured reserve to make room for him on the roster. Zolnierczyk scored three times in three games with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton prior to getting brought up by the big club. If he plays Tuesday, and it's likely he will because of Beau Bennett's injury, then it will mark his Pittsburgh debut.
Penguins ticket Harry Zolnierczyk for minors | 09/26/2013 3:54 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk will head to the minors if he clears waivers.
ImpactThe Penguins signed Zolnierczyk to a one-year, two-way this past summer. Pittsburgh also assigned forward Zach Sill and defenseman Brian Dumoulin to the minors.
Harry Zolnierczyk catches Penguins' attention | 09/24/2013 10:18 AM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has gotten Penguins coach Dan Bylsma attention with his physical play.
ImpactZolnierczyk is competing for a bottom-six spot. He might spend a fair amount of time in the press box even if he makes the team, so we're hesitant to recommend him at this time, even if all you're after is penalty minutes.
Penguins, Zolnierczyk agree on two-way deal | 07/12/2013 6:50 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the Pittsburgh Penguin.
ImpactZolnierczyk can earn $550,000 annually at the NHL level. He had an assist and 36 penalty minutes in seven games last season.
Penguins acquire Harry Zolnierczyk from Ducks | 06/24/2013 2:44 PM
NewsThe Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Harry Zolnierczyk from Anaheim in exchange for minor-league defenseman Alex Grant.
ImpactThe Ducks obtained Zolnierczyk from Philadelphia for tough guy Jay Rosehill in April, but he played in just nine games with their AHL affiliate. In 44 career NHL contests with Pittsburgh's arch rival, Zolnierczyk notched seven points and 71 penalty minutes. He should be a depth player with the Penguins.
Ducks recall Harry Zolnierczyk | 04/27/2013 1:46 PM
NewsThe Anaheim Ducks have promoted Harry Zolnierczyk.
ImpactZolnierczyk has an assist and 36 penalty minutes in seven games with Anaheim this season. The Ducks acquired him from Philadelphia on April 1 in exchange for Jay Rosehill.
Ducks send Harry Zolnierczyk to minors | 04/01/2013 5:39 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has been sent to AHL Norfolk.
Helene Elliott on Twitter
ImpactThe Anaheim Ducks acquired Zolnierczyk from the Philadelphia Flyers. He would be a good source of PIM if he could find a job as a regular fourth line forward on an NHL team. However, Anaheim might just see him as a depth option.
Ducks get Harry Zolnierczyk from Flyers | 04/01/2013 4:38 PM
NewsThe Anaheim Ducks have acquired Harry Zolnierczyk from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Jay Rosehill.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactZolnierczyk has an assist and 36 penalty minutes in seven games this season. He probably won't ever do much offensively, but he would be a good source of PIM if he ever gets regular playing time as a bottom-six forward.
Harry Zolnierczyk finishes up suspension | 03/20/2013 11:51 AM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has finished serving his four-game suspension and is eligible to return to the lineup for Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
ImpactIt was lifted after Monday's contest in Tampa Bay. Zolnierczyk plays the game with plenty of energy, but a couple of borderline hits earned him a whopping 32 minutes in penalties in his last two NHL games.
Harry Zolnierczyk heads to the minors | 03/08/2013 12:41 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has been sent to the minors.
ImpactZolnierczyk has only served two of his four-game suspension. He will be allowed to play in the AHL, but must finish serving his suspension in the NHL before he will be allowed to play for the Philadelphia Flyers.
NHL suspends Harry Zolnierczyk for 4 games | 03/03/2013 6:02 PM
NewsThe NHL decided to suspend Harry Zolnierczyk for four games because of Saturday's hit on Mike Lundin.
ImpactThe Philadelphia Flyers forward avoided supplementary discipline when he landed a polarizing hit on Mathieu Perreault, but he wasn't able to sidestep league punishment this time around. Lundin's concussion was likely a factor in the severity of the punishment.
Harry Zolnierczyk might be suspended | 03/02/2013 5:43 PM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk will have a disciplinary hearing on Sunday.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactZolnierczyk might be suspended for his high hit on Ottawa's Mike Lundin on Saturday. Lundin left the game with what was later revealed to be a concussion while Zolnierczyk received a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct.
Flyers call up forward Harry Zolnierczyk | 02/12/2013 10:55 AM
NewsHarry Zolnierczyk has been recalled by Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
ImpactSean Couturier, who missed Monday's game with the flu, is heading back to Philadelphia to recover, so Zolnierczyk will join the team in Winnipeg for Tuesday night's game. He has recorded nine goals and 17 points in 46 games with AHL Adirondack this season. Zolnierczyk is projected to make his season debut versus the Jets in the place of Tom Sestito.
|Penalty Minutes||36||2012-13 (Phi)|
|Plus/Minus||0||2 times-last: 2013-14 (Pit)|
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